Student Organizations

  • Career and Technical Student Organizations
    The United States Department of Education (USDOE) recognizes the educational programs and philosophies embraced by the following Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs) as being an integral part of career and technical education (CTE) instructional programs. The responsibility for CTE instructional programs and related activities, including CTSOs, rests with state and local education agencies. The USDOE allows states to use Federal Carl D. Perkins funds to provide leadership and support for the CTE student organizations.
    USDOE Recognized CTSOs
    • Business Professionals of America (BPA)
    • Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)
    • Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA)
    • Texas FFA Association
    • DECA, Texas Association
    • Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
    • SkillsUSA
    • Texas Technology Students Association (TSA)