CTSO’s are recognized as integral to the Career and Technical Education program.
CTSO's provide a unique program of career and leadership development, motivation and recognition exclusively for secondary students enrolled in career and technical programs.
HHS has three CTSO’s which support CTE Programs:
Film/TV - SkillsUSA
SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled work force. We help each student excel. SkillsUSA Arizona is recognized as the standard for student professional organizations in the state of Arizona. Every advisor is trained to deliver high quality technical, employability and academic skills and every eligible student is involved. SkillsUSA and CTE are recognized as the driving forces in high school reform.
Marketing - DECA
DECA’s objective is to support the development of marketing and management skills in career areas such as hospitality, finance, sales and service, sports and entertainment, international business, business administration and entrepreneurship. Programs and activities are tailored to the specific career interest of students and include technical skills, basic scholastic and communication skills, human relations and employability skills, with a strong emphasis on economics and free enterprise. DECA provides recognition and leadership activities directly related to attainment of specific occupational and leadership skills.
Sports Medicine - HOSA
HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) is a student organization whose mission is to promote career opportunities in health care and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people.