Career and Technical Education (CTE)

Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs)

From the National Coordinating Council for Career and Technical Student Organizations website: The mission and purpose of CTSO are defined as follows: Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSO) enhance student learning through contextual instruction, leadership and personal development, applied learning and real world application. CTSOs work as an integral component of the classroom curriculum and […]

Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA)

Career and Technical Student Organization: Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) Mission: To empower HOSA-Future Health Professionals to become leaders in the global health community through education, collaboration, and experience, develop leadership and technical HOSA skill competencies through a program of motivation, awareness and recognition, which is an integral part of the Health Science Education. […]


From the SkillsUSA website: “SkillsUSA is a national membership association serving high school, college and middle school students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations, including health occupations, and for further education. SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA […]

About Career and Technical Education (CTE)

Mission: Instill a passion for learning by doing Vision: To be a united community of self-directed learners empowered through authentic academic, industry and life experiences to actualize our personal aspirations. About CTE at the Arlington Career Center Career and Technical Education (CTE) at the Arlington Career Center provides enhanced opportunities for students in four areas: 1) […]



The Career Center offers the opportunity to become certified or licensed in a chosen field. Most of these certifications, occupational competency assessments and licensures, when passed, qualify students for high school selected verified credits and seals of achievement on their diplomas, as shown. The following certifications, assessments and licensures are currently offered at the Career […]