Leadership Development


    Business  Professionals of America (BPA)

    Business Professionals of America is a youth organization that helps students develop leadership abilities and promotes interest in business skill occupations. The club, through its annual Workplace Skills Assessment Program, strongly emphasizes high-level competency in business skills and pride in working toward successful business employment. Each program belonging to Business Professionals of America holds elections of class officers, plans fundraising events, participates in skill competitions, works on service projects and plans career-related activities. Membership into BPA is offered to students in Networking and Advanced Computers and Medical/Legal Office Management. 


    DECA - An Association of Marketing Students

    DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. DECA is the youth organization for students enrolled in Cooperative Marketing Management.


    Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)

    The Family, Career and Community Leaders of America helps young people assume roles in society through family and consumer science education in areas of personal growth, family life, preparation for jobs and careers, and community involvement. Activities include participating in local, state and national competitions, community service projects and social events. Students enrolled in the Culinary Arts program are eligible for membership.  


    Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA)

    HOSA provides a unique program of leadership development, motivation and recognition for high school and college students enrolled in health science technology education programs. HOSA helps students make informed career choices, develops student leadership abilities through a program of motivation, awareness, competition, and recognition, encourages high ethical standards, fosters an understanding of current health care and environmental issues, and more. Students in the Dental Technology and Medical Health Professions programs are eligible for membership.



    SkillsUSA helps students explore occupations through skills competitions and visits to industries while helping them understand the responsibilities of skilled workers. SkillsUSA promotes solid trade ethics and safety standards while fostering understanding of labor and management. Students in the following programs are eligible for membership:

    • Automotive Service Technology 
    • Auto Collision Technology 
    • Carpentry 
    • Construction Trades, 
    • Digital Media and Creative Arts (formerly Radio and Television Production)
    • Visual Communications