Over 40,000 students participate in Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSO). These dynamic organizations develop academic success through applied academics, promote choice and identification of career options and foster interpersonal skills in teamwork, communications human relations and social interactions. They also encourage excellence in scholarship, build character, promote citizenship, volunteerism and patriotism, endorse cooperation and cooperative attitudes among all people and provide opportunities for state, national and international travel through internships, camps and leadership conferences. The seven Arizona CTSO’s are DECA (An Association of Marketing Students), FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America), FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America), FEA (Arizona Future Educators Association), FFA (Future Farmers of America), HOSA (Future Health Professionals), and SkillsUSA.
Arizona DECA Students "Make it Count"
Over 2,500 students, teachers, administrators and business professionals attended the annual Arizona DECA Career Development Conference from March 2-4 at the Phoenix Center…read more
Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Hosts Annual State Leadership Conference!
From April 10-12, 2014, over 900 high school family and consumer science students, teachers, members and community leaders from all across Arizona convened at the Westin La Paloma in Tucson, AZ for the Annual Arizona FCCLA State Leadership Conference…read more
1,600+ Arizona FFA students demonstrate career skills in competitive setting!
Over 1,600 FFA members gathered on the University of Arizona Campus on Friday, March 7, 2014 for the Arizona FFA annual Spring Conference to participate in developing their future through participating in Career Development Events (CDEs).…read more