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CTE Student Organizations

Links to Student Organizations  Career and technical education provides students with opportunities to participate in student organizations that relate directly to their classroom instruction.  Each Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) is associated with a career cluster area.                             

Below are organizations offered in East Central ISD. Click on each organization name to visit their website. 

East Central High School FFA/Agriculture Education (E.C.H.S. F.F.A.)

The East Central FFA was established and earned it's charter October 2, 1950. Then, this chapter was composed of rural male students. Today, the East Central FFA is dynamic student organization that has earned more than 23 National Titles through the National FFA Organization.

The East Central FFA encourages the development of premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education in all students.

Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (F.C.C.L.A.)          

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America is a nonprofit national career and technical student organization for young men and women in Family and Consumer Sciences education in public and private school through grade 12.

Future Business Leaders of America (F.B.L.A.)

Future Business Leaders of America- Phi Beta Lambda is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) education association with a quarter million students preparing for careers in business and business-related fields.

Health Occupations Student Organization (H.O.S.A)

HOSA 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. Through this website, members, advisors, and guests can access a wide array of services from basic organization information to online membership services.

Texas Association of Future Educators (T.A.F.E)

The Texas Association of Future Educators or TAFE (pronounced "taffy") is a co-curricular statewide non-profit (501 c3) student organization created to allow young men and women an opportunity to explore the teaching profession.


  SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers, and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA helps each student excel.