Career Technical Student OrganizationsEducating for Careers/California Partnership Academy ConferenceFebruary 15, 2012
The purpose of a Career Technical Student Organization (CTSO) is to enhance the opportunity for students to develop the necessary skills, abilities, and attitudes to succeed in the world of work.
California CTSOsFBLA Kay FerrierDECA Kay FerrierFFA Bob HeuvelFHA-HERO Angie FordHOSA Cindy BeckSkillsUSA Clay Mitchell
Fun StatisticsMost high school students take one career and technical education class.Over 30% of college students are involved in career technical education programs40% of employers say applicants are poorly skilled30% of employers say applicants training does not match available jobs40 million adults receive postsecondary occupational training.
CTSOs Provide Students with:Leadership SkillsTeamworkDecision makingConflict resolutionProfessionalismSelf-worth
Competitive Events Program Enhance academic skillsPromote career choicesContribute to employabilityOpportunities for industry contactsJobsScholarships Social outlets with their peers & communityFuntravelexcitementThe opportunity to be the best that they can be!
CTSOs Offer Teachers:Strategies to deliver standards-based curriculumIntegrated activitiesCurriculum resourcesProfessional networking opportunitiesStrategies for community involvementGreater success for your studentspersonally and professionally
CTSOs Offer Business & IndustryPipeline for future employees Skilled workforceNetworking/connectionsOpportunities to provide valuable resourcesWork-based learningclassroom connectionsadvisory councilsscholarships
What does it take to start a CTSO?School Administration SupportAdvisorStudentsCDE SupportBusiness & Industry SupportEnthusiasmCTE Course Alignment with CTSO
Role of an AdvisorEmpower students toHold student electionsPlan & conduct chapter meetingsDevelop a program of activities/calendarIdentify committees/team members to organize activitiesCo-curricular program implementationIdentify & Develop Individual Leadership Qualities
Role of the StudentLearn & Apply Leadership Skills & AbilitiesDevelop ProfessionalismParticipate in a variety of classroom, workplace, and community activities (teamwork, public speaking)
Role of Business and IndustryProvide resources for students and teachersKeep class/program relevant to industry needsEmploy studentsConnection to real world experiences
FBLA and DECA= BUSINESS!!!!Professional development and officer trainingLocal and regional activities and events7000; 2800 MembershipTools, partnerships & many ways to be a leader
FBLA and DECA= BUSINESS!!!! FLAVORs..FBLA has 187 local chapters with projects: Government Awareness, Go Green, March of Dimes. Oracle, Accounting AssociationDECA- AEG, Safeway , Mens warehouse. FIDM, Sports Industry. L.A. Experince, DECA University, Emerging leader assessment, Fund Development
The Ag Ed ModelFFA participation is a graded part of every agriculture education class.
FHA-HERO: The California Affiliate of FCCLAOpen to all Home Economic Careers and Technology studentsApproximately 4,000 members in Middle, Junior, Senior High Schools and ROCPs
FHA-HERO Program ComponentsPersonal growth
Career exploration and preparation
Member and advisor recognition
Social, recreation and fundraising
Benefits of ParticipationCollege and Career PreparationLocal, Regional, State, & National leadership opportunities$80,000 awarded annually in scholarships, awards, prizes20 Competitive Recognition Events in:Education, Child Development, & Family Services, Fashion Design & Interior DesignHospitality (Culinary), Tourism, & Recreation
SkillsUSA CaliforniaOver 5,200 members in California in 6 Geographical Regions
SkillsUSA CaliforniaCo-curricular program for student leadership training and skill acquisitionFulfills the student leadership training requirement found in the California State Plan for Career Technical EducationRegional, State and National Leadership and Skill events for secondary and post secondary studentsOver 3,500 students at the Regional level in 2012Over 1,200 students at the State level in 2011Over 240 students and advisors from California at the National level in 2011Supported by SB70 and Perkins Funding
California Health Occupations Students of America (Cal-HOSA)Annual ActivitiesRegional Leadership ConferenceState Leadership ConferenceNational Leadership ConferenceState Officer TrainingProfessional Development Activities
Cal-HOSAAdvisor ResourcesStudent ResourcesScholarshipsOnline Newsletters
Why Teachers Become CTSO AdvisorsStudent SuccessProgram PromotionParent, Community, Business & Industry Participation and Support
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