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Career Technical Education

Student Organizations

Career Technical Education is home to seven student organizations, or CTSOs, that enrolled students may join. Joining a CTSO provides many benefits including: 

Exploring your
career interests

Learning more about different career fields

Networking with professionals in your preferred industry

Our Organizations

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Who can join?

JROTC students

How to join?

Contact an organization sponsor:
LTC (Ret.) Anthony Benitez |
1SG (Ret.) John Audaine |


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DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. DECA enhances the preparation for college and careers by providing co-curricular programs that integrate into classroom instruction, applying learning in the context of business, connecting to business and the community and promoting competition. 

Who can join?

Business Marketing students

How to join?

Contact an organization sponsor:
Samantha Cooper |
Lanette Fargason |

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Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) offers members the opportunity to expand their leadership potential and develop skills for life—planning, goal setting, problem solving, decision making, and interpersonal communication—all necessary within the home and workplace.

Who can join?

Food, Wellness & Dietetics, Education and Training, and Hospitality and Tourism students

How to join?

Contact an organization sponsor:

Mattie Dunn (Food, Wellness, & Dietetics) |

Julie Echols (Education and Training) |

Chef John Everson (Hospitality and Tourism) |

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Future Farmers of America (FFA) is rooted in agricultural education. Members have opportunities to test their skills and knowledge against other members locally, at the state level and at the National FFA Convention & Expo. 

Who can join?

Agriculture Environmental Science and Animal Science students

How to join?

Contact the organization sponsor:

Brooke Faulk |

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HOSA is a national career and technical student organization for students enrolled in a Health Science Program. HOSA provides a unique program of leadership development, motivation and recognition to attract career-minded, qualified students to health care professions. 

Who can join?

Health Science students

How to join?

Contact an organization sponsor:

Laurie Osborne |

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SkillsUSA is a career and technical student organization serving students enrolled in training programs in trade, technical and skilled service occupations. SkillsUSA empowers its members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens.

Who can join?

Advertising Design, Building Construction, Information Technology, Precision Machining and Television Production students

How to join?

Contact an organization sponsor:

Jessica Bowlin (Building Construction) |

Mike Brogan (Precision Machining and Manufacturing) |

Clay Cox (Advertising Design) |

Lori Decker (Information Technology/Computer Science) |

Jared Dillard (TV Production) |

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The Technology Student Association (TSA) is a national organization devoted exclusively to the needs of students interested in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

Who can join?

Engineering students

How to join?

Contact an organization sponsor:

Sarah Sharman |

John Tamblyn |

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To be inducted into the Career Technical Honor Society, National Technical Honor Society, Auburn High School’s requirements for membership include a current unweighted class average of 85% or higher in two CTE courses and an overall unweighted GPA of 3.5. Induction into NTHS will take place in April and is dependent upon the student’s evidence of CTSO membership, active participation and service hours within the club.


If the NTHS student remains in good standing by completing the requirements listed below, as a senior, they will receive the NTHS honor cord to be worn at graduation.

To be in good standing, a student in NTHS will be required to be:

  • a paid member (for the current year) in good standing as dictated by the Career Tech organization’s bylaws

  • Actively participates in community service within their CTSO

  • Attend two NTHS meetings per year

  • Pay the $45 first year (one-time) organizational fee with includes your honor cord.

Who can join?

Career Technical Education students who demonstrate academic excellence

How to join?

Contact an organization sponsor:

Julie Echols |

Jacque Middleton |

Our Programs

Check out our 65+ program offerings across 15 programs including health sciences, education, engineering, advertising design and more.

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