Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs)
Students practice leadership, explore career possibilities, and engage in regional, local and national competitions, while discovering their passions for learning and careers through CTSOs. These experiences are embedded in all CTE courses, extending to after school and open to all students.
You don't need to be in a CTE course to participate. Check out our active clubs and join the fun:
Team America Rocketry Club (TARC)
Students participate in the world's largest student rocket contest. Members participate in the aerospace industry, compete and tour local businesses throughout the year. TARC is only at Jackson High School.
Technology Student Association (TSA)
Technology Student Association (TSA) enhances personal development, leadership and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) through competitions, and so much more. TSA is at all Middle Schools and High Schools
CTE Courses in Middle School: Digital and Video Art, Industrial Technology, Computer Applications and CAD Design
CTE Courses in High School: Physics in the Universe, AP Physics, AP 2D/3D Art, Digital Photography, Engineer Your World, Publications, Video Production, Graphic Design, Video Game Design and Programming, AP Computer Science, Cybersecurity and Networking, Computer Programming Through Graphic Design, and Website Design
CTE Courses: Auto Maintenance, Auto Technician and Foundations of Manufacturing
FIRST Robotics is to inspire young people by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering and technology skills that inspire innovation, self-confidence, communication and leadership.
FIRST Robotics leagues are at ALL Elementary Schools, Middle Schools and High Schools.
CTE Courses in Middle School: Robotics Technology CTE Courses in High Schools: Robotics and Mechatronics, Robotics Technology
DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management. Members demonstrate knowledge and skills learned in the classroom in local and national competitions. DECA is at all high schools.
CTE Courses in High Schools: Foundations of Business & Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Entrepreneurship and Business Operations
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
FBLA is the largest career student business organization in the world whose mission is to inspire and prepare students to become business leaders in a global society through leadership experiences. FBLA is at Cascade and Jackson High School.
CTE Courses: AP Macroeconomics, Economics, Business & Finance, Accounting
Mock Trial is a competition with legal professionals in our community work with students to develop an understanding of real life case law and the role of the court system in a democratic society. Members work as a team to become witnesses and attorneys to strategize the case. Mock trial is at Cascade and Jackson High School.
CTE Courses: Introduction to Law and Business Law
Health Occupations Student Organization (HOSA)
HOSA empowers future health professionals to become leaders in the global health community through education, collaboration and experience. Members develop leadership and technical skill-based competencies through a program of motivation, awareness and recognition. HOSA is at all high schools.
CTE Courses: Health Science and Medical Terminology, AP Psychology, Family Health Biotechnology, Anatomy and Physiology, and Fundamentals of Patient Care
Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)
FCCLA is a national student organization that provides personal growth, leadership development and career preparation opportunities for students in Family and Consumer Science education. Members develop skills through competition in Hospitality & Tourism, Visual Arts & Design, Education & Training and Human Services. FCCLA is at Jackson High School.
CTE Courses: Nutrition & Food Preparation, Family Health, AP Psychology, Child Development, Independent Living and Nutrition and Wellness
Washington Career and Technical Sports Medicine Association (WCTSMA)
WCTSMA introduces students to a variety of sports medicine professions and prepares them for career success. Members develop leadership and educational opportunities in the field of sports medicine through competition and events. WCTSMA is offered at all High Schools.
CTE Courses: Sports Medicine
Educators Rising cultivates students to become educators who reflect the demographics of their communities and who are passionate about serving through public education. Educators Rising is at all high schools.
CTE Course: Introduction to Education and Introduction to Childhood Education
Future Farmers of America (FFA)
FFA is an organization that prepares students for leadership, personal growth and career success through agriculture education. Members are future chemists, veterinarians, government officials, entrepreneurs, researchers, international business leaders, teachers and professionals in many career fields. FFA is at Cascade and Jackson High School.
CTE courses in Middle School: All 7th & 8th grade Science
CTE Courses in High School: Biology and the Environment, AP Environmental Science, and AP Research
Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training (NJROTC)
NJROTC's mission is to instill in students the values of citizenship, service to the United States and personal responsibility and a sense of accomplishment. It emphasizes citizenship and leadership through community service, drill, academic and competition. NJROTC is housed at Everett High School, but the program is open to all high school students.
CTE Course: NJROTC