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Oklahoma CareerTech Student Organizations

Students advocate for CareerTech at CTSO Day at the Capitol

Leaders of CareerTech's student organizations, including FFA, FCCLA, TSA, HOSA, BPA, Skills USA, and DECA had their day at the Oklahoma state capitol. They spoke with lawmakers and learned a lot about their state legislature.

2023 State Officers of the CareerTech Student Organizations

2023 State Presidents of the CareerTech Student Organizations

New chapter officers have the opportunity to attend CTU, CareerTech Leadership University, a rigorous 3-day program aimed at preparing officers for their new roles in their local chapters. The images above are of officers who attended CTU in 2023.

Making a Difference

Achieve goals through one of seven co-curricular CareerTech student organizations and the National Technical Honor Society. Each of these organizations is integral to the Oklahoma CareerTech System.

Student organizations provide opportunities for personal growth and scholastic achievement, as well as developing skills in public speaking, planning and organizing.

Members work on various community projects, competitive events, leadership activities, and meet other students who share similar interests. Many students enjoy membership in more than one group.

Where do you see yourself?

BPA - Business Professionals of America

Oklahoma BPA, affiliated with  Business, Marketing and Information Technology Education, during FY23. . .

  • 6,120 BPA members

Giving purpose to potential.

DECA - Marketing Student Organization

Oklahoma DECA, affiliated with Marketing Education, during FY23. . .

  • 1,529 DECA members

DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management.

FCCLA - Family, Career and Community Leaders of America

Oklahoma FCCLA, affiliated with Family and Consumer Sciences Education, during FY23. . .

  • 17,356 FCCLA members

The ultimate leadership experience!

FFA - Agriculture Student Organization

Oklahoma FFA, affiliated with Agricultural Education, during FY23. . .

  • 29,213 FFA members

Learning to do, doing to learn, earning to live, living to serve.

HOSA - Health Careers Student Organization

Oklahoma HOSA, affiliated with Health Careers Education, during FY23. . .

  • 6,738 HOSA members

A student-led association of future health professionals.

SkillsUSA - Trade & Industry Student Organization

Oklahoma SkillsUSA, affiliated with Trade and Industrial Education, during FY23. . .

  • 15,546 SkillsUSA members

Preparing for leadership in the world of work.

TSA - Technology Student Association

Oklahoma TSA, affiliated with Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, during FY23. . .

  • 21,723 TSA members

Learning to lead in a technical world.

NTHS - The National Technical Honor Society

Success favors the prepared mind.

Oklahoma NTHS during 2022-2023. . .

  • 3,444 NTHS members are members of Oklahoma CareerTech Student Organizations
  • Each of the 29 CareerTech technology center districts has at least one NTHS chapter.
  • There are 59 active NTHS chapters. 

To find out more about certain courses or programs in your area contact the nearest Technology Center.

Did You Know?

FY23 Facts

  • CareerTech programs are available to students in 5th through 12th grades in Oklahoma schools.
  • 32 percent (131,792) of Oklahoma's 5th through 12th grade students were enrolled in CareerTech courses.
  • 42 percent (86,414) of Oklahoma's 9th through 12th grade students were enrolled in CareerTech classes.
  • 98,225 students learned important leadership skills as members of CareerTech co-curricular student organizations.
Last Modified on May 16, 2024
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