National Student Leadership Organizations

National organizations exist for just about any area of student interest. Check the resources, trainings, and other offerings of these national associations:

DECA
1908 Association Dr.
Reston, VA 20191
703-860-5000
www.deca.org
DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)
1910 Association Dr.
Reston, VA 20191
703-476-4900
www.fcclainc.org
High school chapters include young men and women interested in family and consumer science.

Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
1912 Association Dr.
Reston, VA 20191
703-860-3334
www.fbla.org
This organization is open to high school and college students preparing for business or office careers.

Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA)
6021 Morris Rd., Suite 111
Flower Mound, TX 75028
800-321-HOSA
www.hosa.org
A vocational student organization whose mission is to enhance the delivery of compassionate, quality health care and promote career opportunities in the health care industry.

Key Club International
3636 Woodview Trace 
Indianapolis, IN 46268-3196
317-875-8755, ext. 273
www.keyclub.org
High school service organization sponsored by local Kiwanis Clubs.

National 4-H Council
7100 Connecticut Ave.
Chevy Chase, MD 20815-4999
301-961-2800
www.4-h.org
The mission of the National 4-H Council is to build partnerships for community youth development that value and involve youth in solving issues critical to their lives, their families, and society.

National Association of Student Councils
1904 Association Dr.
Reston, VA 20191
703-860-0200
www.nasc.us
Representing middle level and high school councils nationwide, NASC aims to help all student councils become more effective organizations by focusing on training students to become effective leaders.

National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN  46268-0960
Phone: 317-802-6060
www.ffa.org
Develops student potential for leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education.

National Honor Society
National Junior Honor Society

1904 Association Dr.
Reston, VA 20191
703-860-0200
www.nhs.us and www.njhs.us
The nation’s premier organizations established to recognize outstanding middle level and high school students who have demonstrated excellence in scholarship, leadership, service, and character (and citizenship for NJHS)

SkillsUSA
14001 James Monroe Hwy.
P.O. Box 3000
Leesburg, VA 20175
703-777-8810
www.skillsusa.org
For high school and college students interested in technical, skilled, and service occupations, including health occupations.

 

Technology Student Association (TSA)
1914 Association Dr.
Reston, VA 20191-1540
703-860-9000

www.tsaweb.org
Devoted to the needs of elementary, middle, and high school students with a dedicated interest in technology.