DECA prepares emerging student leaders and entrepreneurs studying marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. Members enhance their career knowledge and skills by putting them into action through rigorous project-based activities that require creative solutions with practical outcomes.

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Bringing business and education together enhancing work-based learning through innovative leadership and career development programs. FBLA inspires and prepares students to become community-minded business leaders in a global society through relevant career preparation and leadership experiences.

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FCCLA promotes personal growth and leadership development of CTE students studying Hospitality & Tourism, Education & Training, and Visual Arts & Design. Learning real-world skills through competitions, community service, and leadership conferences. With an Urban Affiliation Miami-Dade has 14,800 FCCLA student members.

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The National FFA Organization envisions a future in which all agricultural education students will discover their passions and build on that insight to chart a course for their education, careers and personal futures. FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.

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FPSA provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) education and careers in the criminal justice, law studies, firefighting, public administration and teaching assisting through career development events.

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HOSA is an international student organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Health Science Education (HSE) Division of ACTE. 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 science instructors and students to join and be actively involved in the HSE-HOSA Partnership.

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SkillsUSA empowers its members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens. SkillsUSA works to improve the quality of our nation’s future skilled workforce through the development of SkillsUSA Framework skills that include personal, workplace and technical skills grounded in academics.

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The Technology Student Association (TSA) is a national career and technical student organization (CTSO) of students engaged in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). TSA’s intra-curricular program includes competitions and leadership activities. TSA provides its members the opportunity to explore a wide variety of STEM career interest areas.

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M-DCPS is very proud to showcase our Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSO), serving over 21,000 CTE students district-wide. CTSO competitions and leadership activities are integrated into CTE curriculum to extend work-based learning through innovative programs, business and community partnerships and leadership experiences at the school, state and national levels.