3 Family, Career and Community Leaders of America FCCLA Stands For:Family, Career and Community Leaders of America
4 What is FCCLA? A Career and Technical Student Organization for Teens males and females are able to be members of FCCLANationally Recognized Student OrganizationMembers currently are or have been enrolled in a Family and Consumer Sciences course
5 FCCLA The only organization of its kind that: Focuses on Family IssuesUses Individual and Team Projects to provide Leadership OpportunitiesDevelops Critical Thinking and Decision- Making SkillsRecognizes Student Achievement
6 How long has FCCLA been around? Was previously known as Future Homemakers of America (FHA) fromName changed nationally in 1999 to FCCLA
17 Eight Purposes1.) To provide opportunities for personal development and preparation for adult life2.) To strengthen the function of the family as a basic unit of society3.) To encourage democracy through cooperative action in the home and community4.) To encourage individual and group involvement in helping achieve global cooperation and harmony5.) To promote greater understanding between youth and adults6.) To provide opportunities for making decisions and for assuming responsibilities.7.) To prepare for the multiple roles of men and women in today's society8.) To promote Family and Consumer Sciences and related occupations
19 Organizational Structure National LevelFour RegionsIdaho is in the PACIFIC region, national officers and staffState LevelState Officers and Support StaffDistrict Level6 Districts in IdahoRocky Mountain HS is in District IIILocal Level: Rocky Mountain HS!
20 Important National Information National Cluster MeetingsNovember 11-13th, 2011Denver, ColoradoMinneapolis, MinnesotaNovember 18-20thAtlanta, GeorgiaNational Leadership MeetingOrlando, FloridaJuly 8th – 12th, 2012
21 State Information State Conference April 11-14, 2012 State PresidentJerrica LeitchState ThemeTBAState Conference April 11-14, 2012Doubletree Hotel RiversideBoise, Idaho
22 District Information: Rocky Mountain HS and the Meridian School District are a part of theDistrict IIIDistrict Conferences will be in…Oct. 14th, 2011 MiddletonFeb. 11th, 2011 Payette
29 Two Types of Members: Nationally-Affiliated Member: Local Member: Can run for office, attend State Conference and National ConferencesCan use the information on resume or college applicationLocal Member:Can participate in Local Activities
30 Cost of DuesNational:Includes National, State, District and Local Dues$22.00Due before attending any state or national eventPlease Note:If you are enrolled in more than one FACS course, you only have to pay dues once.
32 Executive Officer Team An officer team will be compiled for each participating course.The officer team will be comprised of…PresidentVice-PresidentSecretaryV.P.of FinanceV.P. of MembershipV.P. of Community ServiceV.P. of STAR EventsV.P. of Outreach
34 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?
35 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?
40 EmblemA 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.
41 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.
45 “STAR” stands for: Students Taking Action with Recognition STAR Events“STAR” stands for: Students Taking Action with RecognitionIncludes a variety of competitive events that will be incorporated into our course work
46 Available STAR Events Applied Technology Career Investigation Chapter Service ProjectChapter ShowcaseCulinary ArtsEarly ChildhoodEntrepreneurshipFashion DesignFinancial PlanningFocus on ChildrenHospitalityIllustrated TalkInterior DesignInterpersonal CommunicationsJob InterviewNational Programs in ActionParliamentary ProcedureRecycle and Redesign
47 Planning Process Five-Step Process used to Develop Projects Identify a ConcernSet a GoalForm a PlanActFollow-UpRefer to the Handout for ExplanationsSmall 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
48 “Heroes Happen Here” with FCCLA… Have a terrific school year!