Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSO's) are student leadership organizations for students enrolled in Career and Technical Education programs.
Each CTSO focuses on a different area of CTE. CTSO's provide leadership, skill development and service opportunities, career planning information, and competitive events to demonstrate our students technical and leadership skills.
Career and Technical Student Organizations are the preferred method for CTE programs to address the Leadership requirement and Core Leadership Standards in their program. Washington State has eight recognized CTSO organizations. Details here at OSPI Student Leadership.
Here are some other great student leadership organizations and competitions our students participate in:
- Washington State Imagine Tomorrow Competition.
- Northwest Association for Biomedical Research BioMed Expo
- FIRST Robotics Competition