HOSA (Health Occupation Students of America) is a national student organization endorsed by the U.S. Department of Education and the Health Science Technology 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.  Alaska HOSA has several chapters in Alaska:

Anchorage: King Career Center
Anchorage: Robert Service High School
Chugiak: Chugiak High School
Fairbanks: Hutchison High School
Ketchikan: Ketchikan High School
Kodiak: Kodiak High School
Wasilla: Matsu Career and Technical High School

For information on joining an existing chapter in Alaska or starting one at your high school, contact:

Shawnie Glenn, RN, MSN, HOSA State Advisor
Email: Shawn.Glenn@matsuk12.us

Andrea Gelvin, M.Ed, HOSA Co-State Advisor
Email: agelvin@gci.net

South Central Area Health Education Center (SCAHEC)
A Tower, Suite AB-030
3200 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
Phone: (907) 212-6584
Email: info@scahecak.org
Website: http://www.scahecak.org/hosa.html

For more information on the national program, contact:

HOSA—Future Health Professionals
548 Silicon Drive, Suite 101
Southlake, TX 76092
Phone: (800) 321-HOSA
Website: http://www.hosa.org