Career and Technical Student Organizations
The National Postsecondary Agricultural Student Organization is an organization associated with agriculture/agribusiness and natural resources offerings in approved postsecondary institutions offering associate degrees or vocational diplomas and/or certificates.
The Future Educators Association, sponsored by PDK International, is a student organization that provides students interested in education-related careers with activities and materials that help them explore the teaching profession in a variety of ways. FEA helps students develop the skills and strong leadership traits that are found in high-quality educators and significantly contributes to the development of the next generation of great educators.
Health Occupations Students of America is a national vocational student organization endorsed by the U.S. Department of Education and the Health Occupations Education Division of the American Vocational Association. HOSA's two-fold mission is to promote career opportunities in the health care industry and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people. HOSA's goal is to encourage all health occupations instructors and students to join and be actively involved.
SkillsUSA is a national organization serving high school and college students and professional members who are enrolled in technical, skilled and service occupations, including health occupations.
FBLA-PBL is a dynamic organization of young people preparing for success as leaders in our businesses, government, and communities. This site was created to help current and prospective FBLA-PBL members find information about the association, its programs and services, and its members.
FCCLA is a dynamic and effective national student organization that is dedicated to equipping young men and women to become leaders while making a difference in the lives of families, careers, and communities across the nation by addressing important personal, work, and societal issues through family and consumer sciences education. Any student through grade 12 who is taking or has taken a family and consumer sciences course is eligible to join. In Arkansas alone, there are more than 11,500.
The Technology Student Association (TSA) is the only student organization devoted exclusively to the needs of technology education students who are presently enrolled in, or have completed, technology education courses.
FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education.
DECA, a national association of marketing education students, provides teachers and members with educational and leadership development activities to merge with the education classroom instructional program.