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CTSO New Advisor Training - Fall 2020 Oct 3 is a Course

CTSO New Advisor Training - Fall 2020 Oct 3

Ended Oct 3, 2020


Full course description

Full course description

Course Dates:

October 3, 2020


1 day





Course Type:





Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTEO) will take your CTE Program to the next level.  Teachers that have strong student organizations love the benefits of having students involved in them.  Students become leaders, take ownership of their CTE Program, increase their technical knowledge and skill through completion, and make friends.

Skills USA, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Future Farmers of America (FFA), Health Occupation Students Association (HOSA), Distribute Education Club of America (DECA), Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) and Educators Rising are the seven approved CTSO’s in Arizona.

Come and learn about the CTSO that YOU will be advising!  This is a very practical, hands-on course that provides the information, guidance, and time you need to start a chapter and met the requirements for having a chapter.  Come ready to work!  By the end of the course, you will breathe a big sigh of relief as you will feel empowered to get your chapter up and running.



NOTE:  There is homework associated with this class if you wish to earn ADE credit.



-Describe the role and benefits of Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs) 
-Differentiate between a “club” and a CTE “Student Organization” 
-Identify and familiarize yourself with your CTSO
-Review resources available to support your student organization
-Fulfill the requirements needed to have a CTSO Chapter in good standing
-Adapt a CTSO Constitution and Bylaws
-Identify factors to consider when planning chapter meetings
-Select chapter officers either by election or appointment
-Review and select duties for each chapter officer
-Identify opportunities for officer training
-Create a 1st Year Program of Work (POW) 
-Identify a community service project for your CTSO
-Identify one Career Development/Competitive Event that aligns with curriculum and advisor expertise
-Identify best strategies and opportunities for public relations in your school and community
-Identify recognition strategies for members
-Identify best practices for fundraising for your CTSO
-Obtain financial procedures from your local director and budget manager for receiving and expending CTSO monies
-Identify legal and ethical considerations of being an advisor
-Identify best practices in traveling and chaperoning students in off-campus activities

Course Instructors


Mr. Curt Bertelsen is a Pima County JTED fully accredited teacher in Tucson, Arizona. Curt started his career as an Agricultural Science teacher in 1985 and has been devoted to helping shape education ever since."


Upon registration, you will receive an email with the link to join Zoom.




8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. each day (half hour lunch)

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