logoDECA: DECA is a national organization for secondary students enrolled in Marketing Education. DECA is an inner-curricular student-centered organization designed as an integral part of the classroom instructional program of marketing education that motivates students to learn marketing competencies preparing students to be skilled, employable workers in the field of marketing. All chapters and the national organization are guided in their plans and activities by advisory committees of marketing education instructors, alumni members, school administrators, and business professionals.
website: www.deca.cccs.edu
CCCS Contact: Everett Vaughan, phone 303-595-1576

logoFBLA-PBL: Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is a national career and technical education student organization for secondary students preparing for careers in business or careers in business education. Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) is an organization on the move for postsecondary and collegiate students enrolled or interested in a variety of business programs. With over 25,000 members across the nation, PBL has developed successful business leaders for over 30 years.
website: fbla-pbl.cccs.edu
CCCS Contact: Jacqui Geiselman, phone 303-595-1583

logoFCCLA: Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is the only national career and technical student organization with the family as its central focus. Since 1945, FCCLA members have been making a difference in their families, careers and communities by addressing important personal, work and societal issues through family and consumer sciences education. Today over 2400members in 140 chapters are active in Colorado through the opportunity to expand their leadership potential and develop skills for life.
website: fccla.cccs.edu
CCCS Contact: Robert Van Dyke, phone 720-858-2330
FFA logoFFA: Colorado Future Farmers of America (FFA) is for youth from 14 to 22 years of age enrolled in agriculture education. The largest student youth organization in America, the FFA is both an intracurricular and integral part of the complete CTE agriculture education program. The Colorado Young Farmer Education Association is a statewide organization of people enrolled in the Young Farmer Program. The Young Farmer Program is usually conducted by local CTE agriculture instructors in addition to their regular high school or college agriculture classes.
website: ffa.cccs.edu
CCCS Contact: Kenton Ochsner, 720-858-2765

HOSA logoHOSA: HOSA- Future Health Professionals is an organization for students enrolled in health occupations education programs. Through HOSA, students develop leadership and technical skills through a program of motivation, awareness and recognition.
website: hosa.cccs.edu
CCCS Contact: Lauren Wojcik, 720-858-2376

SkillsUSA logoSkillsUSA: SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry. Working together to ensure America has a skilled work force and helps every student excel. SkillsUSA serves high school and college students who are enrolled in programs preparing them for technical, skilled and service careers. SkillsUSA adds to students’ technical training by teaching leadership skills, teamwork, citizenship and character development-all things that go into shaping responsible, reliable employees who will one day become leaders in our workplaces.
website: skillsusa.cccs.edu
CCCS Contact: Julie.Rife, 720-858-2539

TSA logoTSA: The Colorado Technology Student Association (COTSA) is a national non-profit organization devoted exclusively to the needs of elementary, middle and high school students with a dedicated interest in technology. Involvement in TSA benefits teachers as well as students. Relating class activities to local, regional, state and national technology oriented competitive events can be highly motivational for students. The natural interaction between teachers and students provides an excellent learning environment, while working toward common goals.
website: cotsa.cccs.edu
CCCS Contact: Tony Raymond, 720-858-2794

logo(SC)2 : Successful Career Students of Colorado is the Colorado based organization for students in ACE programs. CTE students in ACE programming experience the ultimate goals of developing skills in the areas of self-knowledge, human relations, employability, career awareness, independent living, transition planning, leadership, community service and 21st century skills.
website: ACE-(SC)2
CCCS Contact: Lauren Wojcik, 720-858-2376

CTSO local organization resources

  • Please contact the CTSO listed to the left that aligns with the relevant CTE program for assistance with setting up a local leadership organization.
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Colorado TSA State Officers

CTE Calendar

  • CTE Calendar – all the upcoming trainings, meetings, and CTSO events and conferences.