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Professional Organizations

Career and Technical Education

Program Area Teacher Organization Student Organization
Name Website Name Website
Agriculture Science and Technology Vocational Agriculture Teachers Association of Texas (VATAT)


Texas FFA Association (FFA)


National Association of Agriculture Educators (NAAE)


Business Education Texas Business and Technology Educators Association (TBTEA) Business Professionals of America (BPA)


Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)



Family and Consumer Sciences Education Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers Association of Texas


Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)


Health Science Technology Education Texas Health Occupations Association (THOA)


Health Occupations Students of America


National Consortium on Health Science and Technology Education (NCHSTE)
Technology Education Texas Technology & Engineering Educators


Technology Students of America


Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security Texas Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security Teacher Association Texas Public Service Association (TPSA)
Education & Training Texas Association of Secondary School Principals (TASSP) Texas Association of Future Educators (T.A.F.E.)
Trade & Industrial Texas Industrial Vocational Association (TIVA) SkillsUSA Texas Association
Career and Technical Education Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) (Note: ACTE is the national organization for career and technical education and includes all program areas.)
Career and Technical Administrators and Counselors Career and Technology Association of Texas (CTAT) (Note: CTAT is the state organization for all career and technical administrators, career counselors, and career connections teachers.)