Waukee CSD offers a wide variety of Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses that help students develop technical, academic and employability skills and engage in work-based experiences with industry partners.

CTE Program Areas

  • Business
  • Computer Science 
  • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Health Sciences
  • Technology Education

Student Organizations

A Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) is an organization that engages in career and technical education activities as an integral part of the instructional program. CTSOs provide opportunities to develop and refine the skills students need in their chosen occupational area. Conferences, competitions, workshops, community service and other activities encourage leadership development and career exploration.Career and Technical Education Student Organization

The following CTSOs are offered at either 8th grade or 9-12 grade levels.

  • Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
    • Business, and Computer Science
  • Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)
    • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Future Health Professionals (HOSA)
    • Health Sciences
  • Technology Student Association (TSA)
    • Project Lead the Way (8th grade only)
  • SkillsUSA
    • Technology Education, and Project Lead the Way (9-12)
  • FFA
    • Agriculture Education



Katy Blatnick-Gagne, CTE Curriculum Coordinator