Oregon Department of Education

Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSO)

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Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSO) provide leadership opportunities for at the local, state, and national levels. Each organization sponsors events such as state and national skill competitions and leadership training.



  • Oregon Career Technical Education Student Leadership Foundation (OCTESLF)  External Link  
    OCTESLF is dedicated to promoting and facilitating the growth of student leadership in Career Technical Education. Oregon’s official Career Technical Student Organizations leadership (DECA, FBLA, FCCLA, FFA, HOSA and SkillsUSA) along with Oregon Department of Education CTE specialists and industry partners form the board of this joint coordinating nonprofit organization. Phone: 541-633-4287
  • Oregon DECA – Emerging Leaders and Entrepreneurs  External Link  
    Business and Management CTSO preparing emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management (High School & College). Phone: 541-633-4287
  • Oregon Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)  External Link  
    Business and Management / Art, Information and Communication CTSO preparing student leaders for careers in business and information technology. (Middle Level, High School, & College). Phone:541-633-4287
  • Oregon Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)  External Link  
    Human Services CTSO preparing students for personal growth and leadership development through Family and Consumer Sciences Education. Phone: 541-633-4287
  • Oregon HOSA – Future Health Professionals  External Link  
    Health Science CTSO preparing student leaders for careers in medical, dental, and healthcare industry. (High School & College) . Phone: 541-633-4287
  • SkillsUSA Oregon  External Link  
    Industrial and Engineering CTSO preparing student leaders for careers in trade, technical, and skilled service occupations. (High School & College). Phone: 541-633-4287
  • Oregon FFA Association  External Link  
    Oregon FFA is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success. Agricultural Education prepares students for successful careers and a lifetime of informed choices in the global agriculture, food, fiber and natural resources systems. (Middle School, High School & College). Phone 541-737-2395


Contacts
  • Tom Thompson Email    (503) 947-5790
    Secondary/Post-Secondary Transitions - Ed. Specialist, Industrial & Engineering Systems
  • Donna Brant Email    (503) 947-5622
    Secondary/Post-Secondary Transitions - Education Program Specialist
  • Art Witkowski Email    (503) 947-5834
    Secondary/Post-Secondary Transitions - Education Program Specialist