Our Partners

  • Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE)

    The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) is the nation’s largest not-for-profit association committed to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for successful careers.

    ACTE represents the community of career and technical education professionals, including educators, administrators, researchers, guidance counselors and others at all levels of education. The Association is committed to excellence in providing advocacy, public awareness and access to resources, professional development and leadership opportunities.

  • DECA

    DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.

    DECA Inc. is a not-for-profit student organization with members in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Canada, China, Germany, Great Britain, Guam, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Spain. The United States Congress, the United States Department of Education and state, district and international departments of education authorize DECA’s programs.

  • HOSA

    HOSA is a national student organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Health Science Education Division of ACTE. HOSA's two-fold mission is to promote career opportunities in the health care industry and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people. HOSA's goal is to encourage all health occupations instructors and students to join and be actively involved in the HSE-HOSA Partnership.

  • National Association for Secondary School Principals (NASSP)

    In existence since 1916, the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) is the preeminent organization of and national voice for middle level and high school principals, assistant principals and aspiring school leaders from across the United States and more than 45 countries around the world. The mission of NASSP is to promote excellence in school leadership.

  • National FFA

    The National FFA Organization (formerly Future Farmers of America) envisions a future in which all agricultural education students will discover their passion in life and build on that insight to chart the course for their educations, career and personal future. The National FFA Organization has nearly 580,000 current members in more than 7,500 chapters in the U.S., Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands. Members are students in grades 7-12 and college. Through agricultural education, students are provided opportunities for leadership development, personal growth and career success.

  • National Parent Teacher Association (National PTA)

    Parent Teacher Association (PTA) comprises millions of families, students, teachers, administrators and business and community leaders devoted to the educational success of children and the promotion of parent involvement in schools. The overall purpose of PTA is to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children.

  • National School Boards Association (NSBA)

    National School Boards Association (NSBA) represents state school boards associations and their more than 90,000 local school board members. The mission of NSBA is to work with and through its state associations and NSBA Advocates for equity and excellence in public education through school board leadership. NSBA has an ambitious legal, federal, and public advocacy agenda poised to influence key federal legislative issues and help achieve its goals.

  • SkillsUSA

    SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA’s mission is to empower its members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens. 

  • Strengthening America's Youth

    The Strengthening America’s Youth (SAY) Leadership Committee was established in 2010 to bring together a group of action-oriented leaders and organizations whose primary mission is to support and advance the success of students and young people across the United States. With the help and support of the U.S. Army, which has long been a leader in developing young people, the SAY committee aligns the collective efforts of each partner organization in the area of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills awareness and leverages each other’s efforts through formal and informal activities.