Teaching and Learning

Skills USA

SkillsUSA is a national organization serving over 300,000 students and instructors annually. SkillsUSA is organized into 13,000 school chapters in 54 state and territorial assocations. It provides quality education experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development. SkillsUSA programs include local, state and national competitions in which students demonstrate occupational and leadership skills.

Upcoming Dates:
Regional Conference-TBD, March, Alfred State College
State Conference-April 25-27th, Syracuse, New York
National Conference-June 25-29th, Louisville, Kentucky


FLTCC Advisors: George Kramer, Brian Amphlett


FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. FFA membership today is comprised of 649,355 student members in grades seven through 12 who belong to one of 7,859 local FFA chapters throughout the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.


FLTCC Advisors: Kristin Hanggi, Amy Jones

National Technical Honor Society

The National Technical Honor Society currently serves approximately 100,000 active members and nearly a million since its inception in 1984. For over 30 years, NTHS has been the acknowledged leader in the recognition of outstanding student achievement in career and technical education.

The purpose of the National Technical Honor Society is to promote service, leadership, honesty, career development and skilled workmanship. To qualify for a nomination a student must maintain a 90% average and a 95% attendance rate. In addition, the candidate’s home school principal must support the nomination.


FLTCC Advisor: Cristi Kuhn

NYS Conservation Competition

The Finger Lakes Technical and Career Center (FLTCC) Conservation team annually attends the New York State Conservation Competition. Over 350 students From various technical centers and school districts participated in the competitions.

Student Council

Student Council is a school wide organization that focuses on school governance, social issues and school-wide improvement.

FLTCC Advisor: Bob Mattick

student and teacher holding a pumpkin smiling

teachers in hard hats and goggles standing outside

students in cooking uniforms with utensils