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What is FCCLA? Informational Presentation
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 Nationally Recognized Student Organization Members currently are or have been enrolled in a Family and Consumer Sciences course
FCCLA The 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 Name changed nationally in 1999 to FCCLA
The Mission of FCCLA
The 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:
Creative and Critical Thinking Skills
Career and Technical Preparation
The Eight Purposes
Eight Purposes 1.) 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
Organizational Structure National Level –Four Regions Idaho is in the PACIFIC region, national officers and staff State Level –State Officers and Support Staff District Level – 6 Districts in Idaho Rocky Mountain HS is in District III Local Level: Rocky Mountain HS!
Important National Information National Cluster Meetings November th, 2011 Denver, Colorado Minneapolis, Minnesota November th Atlanta, Georgia National Leadership Meeting Orlando, Florida July 8 th – 12 th, 2012
State Information State President Jerrica Leitch State Theme TBA State Conference April 11-14, 2012 Doubletree Hotel Riverside Boise, Idaho
District Information: Rocky Mountain HS and the Meridian School District are a part of the District III District Conferences will be in… Oct. 14 th, 2011 Middleton Feb. 11 th, 2011 Payette
Important Local Information: Rocky Mountain HS FCCLA is an Extra- curricular chapter. FCCLA activities are utilized to enhance course content.
Structure of Local FCCLA: Miss. Moats Classes: Teen Living I Adult Living Foods and Nutrition Introduction Culinary
Structure of Local FCCLA: Mrs. Maxwells Classes: Teen Living II
Structure of Local FCCLA: Mrs. McClendons Classes: Interior Design Parenting & Child Development Ed. Assistant
Two 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, District and Local Dues $22.00 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.
Executive Officer Team An officer team will be compiled for each participating course. The officer team will be comprised of… –President –Vice-President –Secretary –V.P.of Finance –V.P. of Membership –V.P. of Community Service –V.P. of STAR Events –V.P. of Outreach
Areas of Involvement
Six 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 RMHS 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?
Colors Red: Stands for strength, courage, and determination White: Symbolizes sincerity of purpose and integrity of action
Flower Red Rose: Gives joy through its beauty and fragrance, symbolizes a desire for beauty in everyday living
Motto Toward New Horizons
Emblem 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.
Creed We 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 Headquarters Reston, Virginia
Web Site Addresses
STAR stands for: S tudents T aking A ction with R ecognition 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!