Photo of Career Tech Student Organization officers

Career Tech Student Organizations

The student organizations listed below are available to all Francis Tuttle students enrolled in Career Training Programs, and Francis Tuttle will pay student organizational dues. Although participation is optional, it is highly encouraged. Through these organizations, you can learn valuable leadership skills, interpersonal skills, and soft skills, and students may compete in local, district, regional, state, and national skill events.

 

Business Professionals of America

BPA prepares students to work efficiently not only in an office setting, but also in a wide variety of business situations. BPA's mission is "To contribute to the preparation of a world-class workforce through the advancement of leadership, citizenship, academic and technological skills."

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DECA

DECA is an international association of high school and college students studying marketing, management and entrepreneurship in business, finance, hospitality, and marketing sales and service. DECA's mission is "To enhance the co-curricular education of students with interest in marketing, management and entrepreneurship. DECA helps students to develop skills and competence for marketing careers, to build self esteem, to experience leadership and to practice community service."

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Oklahoma DECA Facebook Page

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America

FCCLA is a national career and technical student organization for young men and women in family and consumer sciences education. FCCLA's mission is "To promote personal growth and leadership development through family and consumer sciences education. To focus on the multiple roles of family member, wage earner, and community leader."

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Oklahoma FCCLA Facebook Page

Health Occupations Students of America

HOSA provides a unique program of leadership development, motivation and recognition exclusively for secondary, post-secondary, adult and collegiate students enrolled in health occupations education programs. HOSA's mission is "To promote career opportunities in health care and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people."

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Oklahoma HOSA Facebook Page

National Technical Honor Society

NTHS is the acknowledged leader in the recognition of outstanding student achievement in career and technical education. The NTHS mission is "To honor student achievement and leadership, promote educational excellence and enhance career opportunities for the NTHS membership." Students enrolled in Francis Tuttle Career Training Programs who meet academic, attendance and citizenship requirements may be nominated by their instructor.

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SkillsUSA

SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry representatives working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA's mission is "To provide quality education experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development. It builds and reinforces self-confidence, work attitudes and communication skills. It emphasizes total quality at work: high ethical standards, superior work skills, lifelong education and pride in the dignity of work."

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Oklahoma SkillsUSA Facebook Page

Superintendent's Leadership Academy

Francis Tuttle’s SLA is an opportunity for students to further develop leadership skills and enhance their potential to meet the challenges of a diverse and changing world. All applicants will be interviewed, and membership selection will be based upon application and interview.

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Technology Student Association

TSA prepares middle and high school students nationwide to aspire to be future engineers, scientists, and technologists. TSA's mission is "Leadership and opportunities in technology, innovation, design and engineering. Members apply STEM concepts through co-curricular programs."

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Women in Technology

Francis Tuttle’s Women in Technology organization is designed to encourage females in their pursuit of non-traditional careers in science, engineering, and information technology. Activities are designed to provide an awareness of the IT and engineering fields, motivate further exploration of careers and develop skills to pursue opportunities within the IT/science, research, and engineering industries. The program is a part of a nontraditional careers initiative, a comprehensive, focused effort to increase enrollment and retention of males and females in nontraditional, high wage careers. Nontraditional careers are comprised of at least 75 percent of one gender. In addition to specific targeted recruitment events, activities include interactive workshops that focus on leadership, communication, and career skills, as well as industry tours and campus visits.