Student organizations in career and technical education that promote occupational excellence, leadership, and citizenship, are encouraged and supported by the TBA Intermediate School District. State policy specifies that a career and technical education student organization is an integral part of a high quality education program, that "schools receiving added cost funds for career and technical education programs should have an active student organization program." Research tells us that the number two reason/predictor of a student's success now and in the future is their involvement in extra-curricular or co-curricular clubs, organizations, teams, or activities.
BPA: Business Professionals of America
CTC: Student Council
FCCLA: Family, Career and Community Leaders of America
FFA: Agricultural Science (Future Farmers of America)
HOSA: Health Occupations Students of America
MITES: Michigan Industrial Technology Education Society
NTHS: National Technical Honor Society
Joining one of CTC's skill and leadership clubs will give students many leadership opportunities, and allow students to enter into local, regional and state skill competitions related to their technical program. Career-Tech Center is proud of our Center's high state-wide rating in occupational club competitions! Approximately 350 CTC students join a skill and leadership club.
Students who choose to join a student club or organization sponsored by the Career-Tech Center are expected to follow student conduct rules described in the CTC Student Handbook and any additional requirements deemed appropriate by club sponsors.
Student Council has officers and members in AM and PM sections. Council members meet monthly to represent all technical program students at CTC. Students on the council plan career and technical education week activities, participate in community service projects, and are involved in many other interesting initiatives.
The National Technical Honor Society is also available for students. In order to be nominated students must:
Along with group community service projects, the Honor Society is responsible for planning the CTC Open House. Strong leadership qualities are developed when members plan and carry out the Induction Ceremony held every March at Dennos Museum in the Milliken Auditorium on the campus of Northwestern Michigan College.