Become An Advisor

Advisors are the strength that connects members to opportunities. Bringing national recognition and scholarship possibilities to Career and Technical Education students is rewarding for both you and your members. Serving over 4,000 schools and colleges, NTHS encourages educational excellence, skill development, and workforce readiness. NTHS affiliation promotes family and community involvement in the educational process.

There's no cost to establish your chapter! Unlimited Advisor resources are available on our website - an Advisor Help Desk, chapter forms and information, "how to" audio visual guidelines and much more. Questions? Call us at 800.801.7090.

More than 100 programs are recognized as Career and Technical Education - everything from agriculture to website development. Your outstanding students deserve to be recognized!

Be an Advisor


Let’s get started:

  • Complete and submit the online charter application. It’s FREE to establish a chapter!
  • Set your chapter requirements, local ByLaws and identify qualifying students.
  • Invite students to an informational meeting to share the benefits of NTHS membership.
  • Collect applications and membership dues, and register your students online.
  • Students officially become members once they are registered in our national database.
  • Hold an induction ceremony to publicly recognize your new members.

For each NTHS member, advisors receive: a professional membership portfolio; membership certificate and ID card; white graduation tassel with NTHS logo drop; lapel pin; window decal; diploma seal.

Members can access student benefits on our website, and utilize general and customized letters of recommendation to help compose impressive resumes. In addition, members have access to resources and benefits and are eligible to apply for NTHS Scholarships.

Over $300,000 will be awarded in 2020, and over $2 million has been awarded in scholarships to date!

"NTHS has added an outstanding, new dynamic to my school community. I directly get to extend the professionalism and leadership that is a staple of my program - and all CTE students within the school have the opportunity to be recognized locally and nationally as tomorrow's leaders."

Alexander C. Bell
NTHS Advisor
Thomas A. Edison CTE High School
NTHS Board of Directors