Traviss Career Center
3225 Winter Lake Road
Lakeland, FL 33803

Phone: 863.499.2700
Fax: 863.499.2706
URL: www.traviss.edu

Director:
Dr. Wayne Dickens

Equity Statement

Student Organizations

Various activities and events during the school year help to enrich the educational experience at Traviss. The Center sponsors the following organizations:

CECF/BPA

Career Education Clubs of Florida/Business Professionals of America members compete in demonstrations of their business technology skills, develop their professional and leadership skills, network with one another and professionals across the nation, and participate in community service projects.

DAS

The Dental Assisting Society invites dental students to participate in fund raising projects to offset the cost of such items as membership in the American Dental Assistants Association (ADAA), application to the Dental Assisting National Board Exam (DANB), the graduation pin, and social activities.

FBA

Future Builders of America is a local club with the Polk County Builders Association. Students interested in building careers have the opportunity to meet builders, participate in competitions, develop leadership skills, participate in summer internship programs, and apply for college scholarships

NTHS

National Technical Honor Society is a nonprofit, educational organization established to honor excellence in career and technical education. Student candidates must meet national and local membership standards and are people who have demonstrated scholastic achievement, skill development, leadership, honesty, responsibility, and good character.

HOSA

Health Occupations Students of America is a national student organization. The mission of HOSA is to promote career opportunities in the health care industry and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people.

SkillsUSA

SkillsUSA (formerly VICA, Vocational Industrial Clubs of America) is a national organization for students in industrial programs which promotes skill development in addition to personal development. The emphasis is on leadership, social, character, citizenship and community development. SkillsUSA provides regional, state and national competitions and awards.

Traviss Ambassadors

Traviss Ambassadors is a society of students who represent the various career programs at the Center. Ambassadors serve as examples and coaches to their fellow students, serve as greeters and tour guides to prospective students and other guests at the Center, and help promote a sense of community within the programs, classrooms, and the Center as a whole. Traviss Ambassadors meet once a month to review and share issues connected with their leadership roles at the Center.