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Oklahoma CareerTech Student Organizations

Learn . . . Lead . . . Succeed!

Achieve goals through one-of-seven co-curricular CareerTech Student Organizations and the National Technical Honor Society. Each of these organizations are 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 Business Professionals of America Logo
Business and Information Technology Education
Today’s students. Tomorrow’s business professionals.
2013 officers
Meridian Tech students learning audio recording.

National BPA Website

Oklahoma BPA, affiliated with  Business and Information Technology Education, during 2011-2012 . . .

  • 5,971   BPA members
  • 285      Local BPA chapters in high schools and technology center
  • 326      BPA members inducted into National Technical Honor Society

DECA - Marketing Student Organization

Oklahoma DECA
View course offerings in . . . Marketing
DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management.
DECA officers
DECA students

National DECA Website

Oklahoma DECA, affiliated with Marketing Education, during 2011-2012 . . .

  • 2,290    DECA members
  • 42         Local DECA chapters in high schools and technology centers
  • 20         DECA members inducted into National Technical Honor Society

FCCLA - Family, Careers and Community Leaders of America

Oklahoma FCCLA logo
View course offerings in . . . Family and Consumer Sciences Education
The ultimate leadership experience!
FCCLA officers 2013
FCCLA student chef

Oklahoma FCCLA, affiliated with Family and Consumer Sciences Education, during 2011-2012 . . .

  • 12,943    FCCLA members
  • 413         Local FCCLA chapters in junior, senior high schools and technology centers
  • 148         FCCLA members inducted into National Technical Honor Society

FFA - Agriculture Student Organization

Oklahoma FFA logo
View course offerings in . . . Agricultural Education
Learning to do, doing to learn, earning to live,living to serve.
FFA officers 2013
FFA student

Oklahoma FFA, affiliated with Agricultural Education, during 2011-2012 . . .

  • 24,369    FFA members
  • 352        Local FFA Chapters in junior and senior high schools
  • 51          FFA members inducted into National Technical Honor Society

HOSA - Health Student Organization

Oklahoma HOSA logo
View course offerings in . . . Health Careers Education
A student-led association of future health professionals.
HOSA officers 2013
HOSA students

Oklahoma HOSA, affiliated with Health Careers Education, during 2011-2012. . .

  • 5,606    HOSA members
  • 162       Local HOSA chapters in high schools and technology centers
  • 640       HOSA members inducted into National Technical Honor Society

SkillsUSA

Oklahoma SkillsUSA logo
View course offerings in . . . Trade and Industrial Education
Preparing for leadership in the world of work.
SkillsUSA officers 2013
SkillsUSA Students

Oklahoma SkillsUSA, affiliated with Trade and Industrial Education, during 2011-2012 . . .

  • 11,252   SkillsUSA members
  • 124        Local SkillsUSA chapters in high schools and technology centers
  • 843        SkillsUSA members inducted into National Technical Honor Society

TSA - Technology Student Association

Oklahoma TSA logo
View TSA course offerings...
Learning to live in a technical world.
2013 TSA officers
TSA students

Oklahoma TSA, affiliated with Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, during 2011-2012 . . .

  • 20,984   TSA members
  • 187        Local TSA chapters in middle and junior high school
  • 5            TSA members inducted into National Technical Honor Society

NTHS - The National Technical Honor Society

NTHS - National Technical Honor Society logo
Success favors the prepared mind.
Society members and advisor
NTHS students learning from an instructor

Oklahoma NTHS, during 2011-2012 . . .

  • 2,298   Inducted into membership
  • 2,034   NTHS members are members of Oklahoma CareerTech Student Organizations
  • 59        Local NTHS chapters in technology centers, high schools, and private schools.

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

Did You Know?

During 2011-2012 . . .

  • Nearly half of Oklahoma high schools students - 82,822 - were enrolled in CareerTech classes.
  • More than 72,000 middle school through adult students were members of at least one Oklahoma CareerTech Student Organization.
  • Oklahoma CareerTech graduates added $2.4 billion annually to the states economy.
  • Oklahoma CareerTech students were enrolled in more than 76,000 college credit hours.
  • Courses were offered in 544 middle, junior and senior high schools and 29 technology centers.
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