Arkansas Career and Technical Student Organizations
National ACTE CTSO Guide
a national association of marketing education students, provides
teachers and members with educational and leadership development
activities to merge with the education classroom instructional program.
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America
FCCLA is a dynamic and effective national student organization that is dedicated to equipping young men and women to become leaders while making a difference in the lives of families, careers, and communities across the nation by addressing important personal, work, and societal issues through family and consumer sciences education. Any student through grade 12 who is taking or has taken a family and consumer sciences course is eligible to join. In Arkansas alone, there are more than 11,500 students in nearly 350 chapters who are expanding their leadership potential and developing skills for life—planning, goal setting, problem solving, decision making and interpersonal communication.
Future Business Leaders of America—Phi Beta Lambda
is a dynamic organization of young people preparing for success as
leaders in our businesses, government, and communities. This site was
created to help current and prospective FBLA-PBL members find
information about the association, its programs and services, and its
Future Educators Association
Future Educators Association, sponsored by PDK International, is a
student organization that provides students interested in
education-related careers with activities and materials that help them
explore the teaching profession in a variety of ways. FEA helps students
develop the skills and strong leadership traits that are found in
high-quality educators and significantly contributes to the development
of the next generation of great educators. Learn more about FEA in Arkansas.
HOSA—Future Health Professionals
Occupations Students of America is a national vocational student
organization endorsed by the U.S. Department of Education and the Health
Occupations Education Division of the American Vocational Association.
HOSA's two-fold mission is to promote career opportunities in the health
care industry and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all
people. HOSA's goal is to encourage all health occupations instructors
and students to join and be actively involved in the HOE-HOSA
makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing
their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career
success through agricultural education.
National Postsecondary Agricultural Student Organization
National Postsecondary Agricultural Student Organization is an
organization associated with agriculture/agribusiness and natural
resources offerings in approved postsecondary institutions offering
associate degrees or vocational diplomas and/or certificates.
is a national organization serving high school and college students and
professional members who are enrolled in technical, skilled and service
occupations, including health occupations.
Technology Student Association
Technology Student Association (TSA) is the only student organization
devoted exclusively to the needs of technology education students who
are presently enrolled in, or have completed, technology education
courses. Learn more about TSA in Arkansas.