Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs)


Student leadership organizations were established with the commitment to making a positive difference in the lives of young people. In addition to offering a wide variety of specific career and technical training, CTE integrates student leadership elements, which complements student participation in these courses and programs. The term ”Career and Technical Student Organizations” (CTSOs) means an organization for individuals enrolled in a career and technical education program that engages in leadership activities as an integral part of the instructional program.

FCCLA is the CTSO for students in the:

  • Food Science, Dietetics and Nutrition Pathway

 FFA is the CTSO for students in the:

  • Agricultural Mechanics Systems Pathway
  • Agricultural Production Systems Pathway
  • Animal and Veterinary Science Pathway
  • Natural Resource Science Pathway
  • Plant Science Pathway

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)

FCCLA provides students with opportunities to attain knowledge, skills, and leadership characteristics necessary to succeed in life, as well as promoting personal growth and leadership development.


National FCCLA | Utah FCCLA


Nationally there are over 202,825 members in over 5,868 chapters.

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Utah has over 2,698 members in 112 chapters.

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Aubrey Turnbow
State Advisor | E-mail

FFA—An Association of Agricultural Education Students

FFA is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of young people by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education.


National FFA Organization | Utah FFA Association


Nationally there are over 557,000 FFA members in 7,498 chapters.

National FFA Facebook        National FFA Twitter


Utah has approximately 6,200 FFA members in 78 chapters. Approximately 38 percent of the FFA membership is female.

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MeKena Wallentine
State Advisor | E-mail

Conference Winners

FCCLA: State(PDF File) | National(PDF File)

FFA: State | National