Career & Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs)
Policies and procedures related to CTSOs can be found in our CTE CTSO Handbook. Any questions or concerns may be directed to Career and Technical Education workgroup, (302) 735-4015.
Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs) promote career excellence, leadership, and citizenship. The Delaware Department of Education requires CTSOs to be an integral part of a high quality education Career & Technical Education (CTE) programs. The state Career and Technical Student Organizations and their related fields are:
CTSO Fall Leadership Conference
The Delaware Career and Technical Student Organizations of BPA, DECA, Educators Rising, FCCLA, HOSA, SkillsUSA, and TSA are excited to announce registration for the Fall Leadership Conference (FLC) is open. The conference will be held at Delaware Technical Community College on November 29 (High School) and November 30 (Middle School). Students will gain skills in leadership through a series of engaging workshops, with this year’s focus being on teamwork.
Location: Delaware Technical Community College – Terry Campus (Dover)
State Officers from each student organization will facilitate a professional development workshop related to their respective organization. Dress code is a collared or button-down shirt, dress pants, and closed-toe shoes.
The annual all CTSO service project is Toys for Tots. Guidance for toy donation: new un-wrapped toys ($10 or above price range) and/or children’s books; Age range 0-12 years old OR donate check made payable to: Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. Toys not accepted for donation include: used toys; toys related to weapons; toys with candy inside; toys with chemicals (i.e., experimental labs, acid, crystal projects, etc.).
Important Planning and Registration Details:
- Save the Date Fall Leadership Conference (FLC) Flyer (NEW)
- Student Permission Forms (NEW)
- Comprehensive Schools: Comprehensive middle schools and high schools may send up to eight (8) students per each CTSO local chapter (BPA, HOSA, TSA, SkillsUSA, etc.)
- Vocational Technical High Schools: Vo-Tech schools may send up to two (2) students per each CTE program content area (business, carpentry, electrical, nurse assisting, welding, etc.)
- Note: Vocational technical teachers/programs will need to coordinate your registration of two (2) students per each CTE program content area with your student activities coordinator who will complete the registration of your two students on your behalf.
- Annual Fall Service Project: The ALL CTSO service project for the FLC will be Toys For Tots
- Payment by Credit Card is preferred. Registration fees are $35.00 per participant. All conference fees must be paid prior to attendance
- Registrations and Changes: Registration and changes made between November 2-9 will incur a $5.00 late fee
- Registration Link
- Credit Card Payment Link
*Note: When registering your chapter use the following naming convention: School Name-CTSO Name. Example: Fifer Middle School-FCCLA (School Name-Organization).