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Student Organizations

Information regarding Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA), FHA-Hero, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Future Farmers of America (FFA), Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA), and Skills USA.
DECA: An Association of Marketing Students External link opens in new window or tab.
California DECA is a student organization whose program of leadership and personal development is designed specifically for students interested in marketing, management and entrepreneurship.

FHA-HERO External link opens in new window or tab.
FHA-HERO is the preprofessional organization for Home Economics Careers and Technology education students in grades 6–12.

Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) External link opens in new window or tab.
FBLA is a student organization for student leaders preparing for careers in business.

Future Farmers of America (FFA) External link opens in new window or tab.
FFA is a national student organization for agriculture education students in grades 9–12.

Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) External link opens in new window or tab.
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.

Memo on Career Technical Student Organizations
The Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998 (Perkins III) permits the use of Title I, Basic Grant Funds, to support career technical student organizations (CTSOs) and related activities. Criteria for expenditure of Perkins funds for career technical student organizations by general areas of expenditures of funds, as well as examples of both allowable and non-allowable expenditures are outlined in this memo.

SkillsUSA
SkillsUSA is a national student organization for industrial and technical education programs.

Questions:   Career and College Transition Division | 916-445-2652
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