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What is FCCLA?. Informational Presentation. General Information. FCCLA Stands For:. Family, Career and Community Leaders of America. What is FCCLA?. A Career and Technical Student Organization for Teens males and females are able to be members of FCCLA
What is FCCLA?Informational PresentationGeneral InformationFCCLA Stands For:Family, Career and Community Leaders of AmericaWhat is FCCLA?
  • A Career and Technical Student Organization for Teens
  • males and females are able to be members of FCCLA
  • Nationally Recognized Student Organization
  • Members currently are or have been enrolled in a Family and Consumer Sciences course
  • FCCLAThe only organization of its kind that:
  • Focuses on Family Issues
  • Uses Individual and Team Projects to provide Leadership Opportunities
  • Develops Critical Thinking and Decision- Making Skills
  • Recognizes Student Achievement
  • How long has FCCLA been around?
  • Was previously known as Future Homemakers of America (FHA) from 1945-1999
  • Name changed nationally in 1999 to FCCLA
  • The Mission of FCCLAThe Mission of FCCLA is:
  • To promote Personal Growth and Leadership Development through Family and Consumer Sciences Education
  • Focusing On The Multiple Roles of:
  • Family Member
  • Wage Earner
  • Community Leader
  • Members develop Skills for Life through Five Key Areas:Character DevelopmentCreative and Critical Thinking SkillsInterpersonal CommunicationPractical KnowledgeCareer and TechnicalPreparationThe Eight PurposesEight Purposes1.) To provide opportunities for personal development and preparation for adult life 2.) To strengthen the function of the family as a basic unit of society 3.) To encourage democracy through cooperative action in the home and community 4.) To encourage individual and group involvement in helping achieve global cooperation and harmony 5.) To promote greater understanding between youth and adults 6.) To provide opportunities for making decisions and for assuming responsibilities. 7.) To prepare for the multiple roles of men and women in today's society 8.) To promote Family and Consumer Sciences and related occupations GovernanceOrganizational Structure
  • National Level
  • Four Regions
  • Colorado is in the PACIFIC region, national officers and staff
  • State Level
  • State Officers and Support Staff
  • District Level
  • 12 districts in Colorado
  • Northglenn is in the Pine Meadows District
  • Local Level: Northglenn High School!
  • Important National InformationNational Cluster MeetingsNovember 14-16, 2008 Jacksonville, Florida Providence, Rhode Island November 21-23, 2008 Cincinnati, Ohio Dallas, Texas
  • National Leadership Meeting
  • Nashville, Tennessee
  • July 12-16, 2009
  • State Information
  • State President
  • Sasha Haarberg
  • State Theme
  • “FCCLA: Heroes Happen Here”State Conference April 2-4, 2009Marriott Denver Tech CenterDenver, CODistrict Information:Northglenn High School and the Adams 12 School District are a part of the PINE MEADOWS DISTRICTDistrict Conferences will be in…
  • November
  • February
  • NGHS InformationImportant Local Information:
  • Northglenn High School is an Intra-Curricular chapter, meaning that FCCLA activities that are integrated into the classroom as much as possible. This minimizes time spent outside of class.
  • FCCLA activities are utilized to enhance course content.
  • You are a local member because you are enrolled in a course in the FACS Department
  • Structure of Local FCCLA:
  • Mrs. Bricker’s Classes:
  • Food Skills
  • Creative Foods
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Fashion
  • Interior Design
  • Structure of Local FCCLA:
  • Mrs. Fisher’s Classes:
  • Food Skills
  • Catering
  • Child Development
  • Teen Parenting
  • Structure of Local FCCLA:
  • Mrs. Leuenberger’s Classes:
  • Food Skills
  • Creative Foods
  • Adult Living
  • World of Work
  • MembershipTwo Types of Members:
  • Nationally-Affiliated Member:
  • Can run for office, attend State Conference and National Conferences
  • Can use the information on resume or college application
  • Local Member:
  • Can participate in Local Activities
  • Cost of Dues
  • National:
  • Includes National, State, and District Dues
  • $25.00
  • Due before attending any state or national event
  • Please Note: If you are enrolled in more than one FACS course, you only have to pay dues once.Officer TeamExecutive Officer Team
  • An officer team will be compiled for each participating course.
  • The officer team will be comprised of…
  • A President
  • A Vice President
  • A Secretary
  • A Vice President of Events
  • A Vice President of Public Relations
  • Each officer should plan on attending “whole school” meetings twice a month.
  • Officer Responsibilities
  • President:
  • Presides over Meetings
  • Keeps in close contact with Advisor
  • Oversees the NGHS FCCLA Program of Work
  • Vice President:
  • Presides over Meetings if President is unable to Attend
  • Provides Class with FCCLA Updates
  • National FCCLA week in February
  • Officer Responsibilities
  • Secretary:
  • Takes Minutes of Each Meeting
  • Maintains Membership List
  • Keeps in close contact with the Advisor
  • Responsible for Chapter Finances and Fundraising
  • Vice President of Events:
  • Plans Social Activities
  • Coordinates Team Building/ Conference Functions
  • Recognition Banquet at the End of the Year
  • Provides class with FCCLA updates
  • National FCCLA week in February
  • Vice President of Public Relations:
  • Submits Articles for School Newspaper
  • Membership Campaign
  • Photography
  • FCCLA Recruitment Activities
  • Areas of InvolvementSix Areas of Involvement:
  • Fundraising:
  • How can we raise money?
  • Social Activities:
  • What can we do to have fun together and get to know each other better?
  • Community Service:
  • What can we do for the Northglenn community?
  • Six Areas of Involvement:
  • School Service:
  • How can we make NGHS a better place?
  • Field Trips and Guest Speakers:
  • Where can we go to learn more about what we study in class and who can we invite into class to help us learn more?
  • Public Relations:
  • What can we do to tell people what we are doing in FCCLA?
  • FCCLA TriviaColors
  • Red:
  • Stands for strength, courage, and determination
  • White:
  • Symbolizes sincerity of purpose and integrity of actionFlower
  • Red Rose:
  • Gives joy through its beauty and fragrance, symbolizes a desire for beauty in everyday livingMottoToward New HorizonsEmblem
  • A futuristic logo that shows that FCCLA is a dynamic, active organization bound for the future.
  • The dominant collegiate lettering articulates a focus on education and student leadership.
  • CreedWe are the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America.We face the future with warm courage and high hope.For we have the clear consciousness of seeking old and precious values.For we are the builders of homes, Homes for America's future,Homes where living will be the expression of everything that is good and fair,Homes where truth and love and security and faith will be realities, not dreams.We are the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America.We face the future with warm courage and high hope.National HeadquartersReston, VirginiaWeb Site Addresseswww.fcclainc.orgwww.fccla.cccs.eduOther Career and Technical Student Organizations:FBLA Future Business Leaders of AmericaDECA Distributive Educators Clubs of AmericaSTAR EventsSTAR Events
  • “STAR” stands for: Students Taking Action with Recognition
  • Includes a variety of competitive events that will be incorporated into our course work
  • Available STAR Events
  • Applied Technology
  • Career Investigation
  • Chapter Service Project
  • Chapter Showcase
  • Culinary Arts
  • Early Childhood
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Fashion Design
  • Financial Planning
  • Focus on Children
  • Hospitality
  • Illustrated Talk
  • Interior Design
  • Interpersonal Communications
  • Job Interview
  • National Programs in Action
  • Parliamentary Procedure
  • Recycle and Redesign
  • Planning Process
  • Five-Step Process used to Develop Projects
  • Identify a Concern
  • Set a Goal
  • Form a Plan
  • Act
  • Follow-Up
  • Refer to the Handout for Explanations
  • Small Group Activity using the process:
  • Break into groups of 3 or 4, pick 1 project from your areas of involvement brainstorming and using the planning process, develop this project on paper
  • “Heroes Happen Here” with FCCLA…Have a terrific school year!
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