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2022-2023 Kentucky Summative Assessment (KSA) Results for

CTE Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs)

Career & Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs) are non-profit career-based groups that offer co-curricular resources and opportunities for students in CTE pathways to develop knowledge and skills by participating in activities, events and competitions. CTSOs embed communication and leadership skills into their programming.

CTSOs assist districts with meeting the quality indicator in their Kentucky Perkins Plan.

Quality Definition under Perkins V (Secondary)

  • Be of sufficient size, which offer a sequence of four or more earned technical credits;

  • Have a post-secondary connection (dual enrollment, dual credit, articulation agreement);

  • Have an active advisory panel, Have a certified and appropriately endorsed teacher;

  • Have a co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) that provides students the opportunity to engage in leadership development activities (beginning in the 2021-2022 academic year); and

  • Be supported by current labor market data.

Pike County currently participates in the following CTSO's:

1. Educators Rising
Provides opportunities for high school students to explore teaching and develop the necessary skills and knowledge to take their first steps on the path to accomplish teaching.
State Advisor: John Paise
Program Area:  Education and Training Program Area​

 2. FBLA - Future Business Leaders of America
Inspires and prepares students to become community=minded business leaders in a global society through relevant career preparation and leadership experiences.
State Advisor: Connie Witt
Program Area:  Business and Marketing Program Area and Law and Public Safety

3. FCCLA - Family, Career and Community Leaders of America
Offers members the opportunity to expand their leadership potential and develop skills for life. It is the only CTSO with family as its central focus and is integrated into Family and Consumer Sciences education.
State Advisor:  Ashleigh Vanhoose​
Program Area:  Family and Consumer Sciences Education Program Area

4. TSA-Technology Student Association
Enhances personal development, leadership and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), through intra-curricular activities, competitions and related programs.
State Advisor:  Mark Harrell
Program Areas:  Engineering Technology Education, Computer Science, Aviation and Media Arts Program Areas