Clubs and Organizations
Family Career and Community
Leaders of America
What is FCCLA?
Family, Career and Community Leaders of
America is a nonprofit national career and
technical student organization for young men
and women in Family and Consumer Sciences
Education in public and private school through
The FCCLA project at Jones County CTE
Center is the Food for Life Team.
Culinary Arts students provide a program that
teachers elementary school students about
healthy eating and safety in the kitchen as
they help them create fun and healthy foods.
Our most recent projects have involved helping
Girl Scouts earn their Culinary Badge and
working with the Animal Rescue League to
provide handmade treats for the Weiner Dog
Races at the South Mississippi Fair. In
past years, the Food for Life team members
have performed for child care facilities,
service organizations, children's programs at
several local churches, the county elementary
schools, and The Mississippi Association of
Family and Consumer Sciences (MAFCS) State
Jones County Career and Technical Adviser for FCCLA:
Health Occupations Students of America
What is HOSA?
Jones County Career and Technical
Education Center advisers for HOSA are Vickie Barnett and
Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) is a national student organization endorsed by the U.S. Department of Education and the Health Occupations 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 HOE-HOSA Partnership.
HOSA provides a unique program of leadership development, motivation, and recognition exclusively for secondary, postsecondary, adult, and collegiate students enrolled in health occupations education programs. HOSA is 100% health care!
HOSA NATIONAL CONFERENCE
The HOSA National Leadership Conference includes:
- Exciting general sessions
- Educational and social learning activities
- Leadership academies
- Tours to healthcare facilities
- Exhibits presented by professional healthcare associations
- The National Competitive Events program
- The annual business of the national student organization of the Health Occupations Students of America by the national voting delegates
- The Educational Symposium - workshops presented by professional partners that provide
information about current health care issues
- An opportunity to meet people from across the United States and Puerto Rico with similar career goals
- Fun, excitement, recognition, and opportunity for HOSA members!
What is Skills USA?
SkillsUSA is a national organization serving more than 264,000 high school and college students and professional members enrolled in training programs in technical, skilled, and service occupations, including health occupations.
Purpose of Skills USA
SkillsUSA prepares America 's high performance workers. It provides quality education experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development. It builds and reinforces self-confidence, work attitudes and communications skills. It emphasizes total quality at work, high ethical standards, superior work skills, life-long education and pride in the dignity of work. SkillsUSA also promotes understanding of the free enterprise system and involvement in community service activities.
Jones County Career and Technical School advisers for SkillsUSA are Phlip Ray, Brandi Edwards, Charles
McMillan, and Lonnie Richards.
What is FEA?
Future Educators Association is an
international student organization dedicated to
supporting young people interested in
education-related careers. The mission of
FEA is to foster the recruitment and development
of prospective educators worldwide through the
dissemination of programming and relevant
research. By elevating the image of
teaching, FEA attracts dynamic and diverse
students who will become tomorrow's great
educators. FEA is significantly
contributing to the development of the next
generation of great educators, and you can be
part of it. Jones County Career and
Technical School adviser for FEA is Ellene Hosey.
What is Student Council?
Students enrolled in
all programs at the A.P. Fatherree
Career and Technical Education Center
are eligible to join student council
provided they meet the Jones County
Schools policy for requirements.
Student Council members serve as a
positive link between the student body
and faculty. Student Council promotes
and provides leadership opportunities to
prepare and empower student leaders who
serve their school and communities.
Student Council sponsors the award
winning "High Five" Program.
Jones County Career and Technical School
advisers for Student Council are Debra
Bush and Teri Tanner.