Carson High School Career & Technical Education

Career & Technical Student Organizations

Student Leadership Organizations were established with the commitment to making a postive difference in the lives of young people.  The term "Career & 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. CTSOs strengthen the real-world experiences of students by allowing them to showcase their skills and learn how to be part of a productive team effort.  The following is a list of active student organizations at Carson High School.  Click each logo for each CHS CTSOs Web site.

SkillsUSA Logo  SkillsUSA - An Association of Skilled & Technical Sciences Education Students.  SkillsUSA provides quality education experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship, and character development.  The organization builds and reinforces self-confidence, work attitudes, and communication skills.  It emphasizes total quality at work, high ethical standards, superior work skills, lifelong education, and pride in the dignity of work.

Web Sites:  State SkillsUSA   |  National SkillsUSA

  HOSA Logo 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.

Web Sites:  State HOSA   |  National HOSA

flba logo FBLA is the premier organization for student leaders preparing for careers in business, management, entrepreneurship, and technology.  For 65 years FBLA has been the place where 10 million students have found the keys to unlocking the doors to career success, personal achievement, and business leadership.  Along with the middle level and collegiate division, FBLA is the place where business and education comes to life for students.

Web Sites:  State FBLA  | National FBLA

     FFA Logo The National FFA Organization (formerly Future Farmers of America) envisions a future in wh​ich all agricultural education students will discover their passion in life and build on that insight to chart the course for their educations, career and personal future.

Web Sites:  State FFA | National FFA
ProStart Logo  ProStart is the career-building program for high school students who are interested in culinary arts and foodservice management.

ProStart students experience classroom study, mentored work experiences, and local and national competitions.  ProStart works for parents, teachers and the restaurant and foodservice in more than 1,600 schools, across 47 states, territories and districts. 

Web Sites:  State ProStart    | National ProStart
ProStart State Team