Georgia FCCLA Mid-Year Update Vickie Rundbaken Executive Director
Membership As of January 2011, Georgia FCCLA has: # of members 24,019 # of chapters 240 1 Urban Affiliation (Dekalb County) with 25 school and 4,928 members & 13 Middle Level Affiliations *You may affiliate up until May 31 *State Awards for Largest Standard Affiliation and Largest Membership Increase per Region
Highlights: Mini Basic Training Slip & Slide 5 Sections of Breakout Sessions Foundation Dance & Karaoke Keynote Speakers - Amy Gallimore & National Officer Jennifer Ross
FLC Winners State Lapel Pin – Lanier County High School
T-shirt Design– Cedar Shoals High School FLC Winners
Membership Recruitment – Screven County High School FLC Winners
Upcoming Events Georgia News Deadline was February 18 Hard Copies Only – Emailed copies will not be printed. Mail to : Houston Co. High c/o Nelda Clay Master Adviser & Adviser Mentor Applications Were Due to the State Office this week Winners will be announced soon!
Upcoming Events (con’t) FCCLA Day at the Capitol Only open to affiliated members Proper dress code for visiting legislators Scavenger Hunt Monday, Feb. 7 Region 4 Tuesday, Feb. 8 Region 5, 6 and 7 Wednesday, Feb. 9 Region 1 and 2 Thursday, Feb. 10Region 3 (Thursday is only day with Gov. Deal – changed time Group Photo will be at 10:00am)
Upcoming Events (con’t) National FCCLA Week Feb. 6 – 12, 2011 Go to the national website under “News & Media” for FCCLA Week ideas Host a Luncheon for Board Members Wear FCCLA chapter t-shirt FCCLA Members Only Breakfast
Upcoming Events (con’t) Region STAR Events Competition: Region 4B – Friday, March 11 Dekalb Technical College (Clarkston Campus) All others held on Saturday, March 12 Region 1 - Etowah High School Region 2 – Marion County High School Region 3A – White County 9 th Grade Academy Region 3B – Youth Middle School Region 4A – Charles Drew High School Region 5 - Berrien High School Region 6 – Lakeside Middle School Region 7 - Bradwell Institute
Upcoming Events (con’t) Region STAR Events Registration *Affiliate members by February 2 nd Early Bird Registration Fee = $15.00 per person (Open now through Feb. 25 at midnight) Regular Registration Fee = $20.00 per person (Feb. 26 through March 1 at midnight) Substitutions and Cancellations until March 7 Cancellation fee of $5.00 after March 7 Payment must be postmarked by March 1 Sabrina Bennett – State STAR Events Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org Question & Answer Page will be available next week on the national website!
Upcoming Events (con’t) State Officer Applications Due to the State Office on February 15 State Officer Selection Committee Need Advisers from Region 1 & 2 and Students from Region 3 through 7 Application is located under Resources then “Forms” and due Feb. 15 th State Board of Directors Application Due March 1 st to Megan Presley, Chair
Upcoming Events (con’t) Recognition at State Leadership Meeting Ribbons, State Program and Region Certificates Short Reporting Form located on the state website under Adviser Resources then “Forms” Must be postmarked by MARCH 1 State Plaques Complete the Online National Award Application and send a COPY to the State Office by MARCH 1
Upcoming Events (con’t) Helping Hands… Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Deadline May 1 Any chapter that raises $500 will receive recognition at National Leadership Conference Chapter raises the most– CMNH Trophy ( 5 ft. tall!) To receive recognition, check MUST be sent to: CMN, Attn. FCCLA Fundraising 205 West 700 South Salt Lake City, UT 84101 GEORGIA HAS ONLY RAISED $1,000 COMPARED TO OTHER STATES THAT HAVE RAISED OVER $15,000! DON’T FORGET YOU CAN BRING CHECKS TO STATE MEETING TO MAKE YOUR DONATION.
Upcoming Events (con’t) 2011 State Leadership Meeting “CLUE into FCCLA” April 14 – 16, 2011 Classic Center - Athens, GA Registration OPEN Online under “Meetings” through April 4 at midnight Early Bird Registration $40.00 through March 31 Regular Registration $60.00 through April 4 Package Deal $70.00 – After March 31 $90.00 (includes T-shirt, Dance-A-thon, Friday Lunch, Gala Dessert Reception and Dance)
Upcoming Events (con’t) 2011 State Events Knife Skills Food Safety & Sanitation Baking & Pastry Extemporaneous Speaking Digital Storytelling Interior Design “New this Year” 1 st Place - $200 2 nd Place - $100 3 rd Place - $50
New Events for 2011 Online Proficiency Tests –March 28-April 1 You can test students at different points throughout the week but members competing in the same event MUST take their test at the same time. Your proctor must be present for every testing period. It would work out best to pick a set time or two for students to test. Do not wait until the last day in case you experience technical problems. A student can only take one test, but you can have several students taking the same test. STAR Events and State Events competitors may take these tests for recognition! TOP 3 will be recognized on stage at State Meeting
Online Proficiency Events: Knowledge Tests Consumer Services: Consumer Awareness Nutrition & Food Science: Food and Nutrition through the Lifespan Interior Design: Foundations of Interior Design Middle School: Family and Consumer Sciences Culinary Arts: Introduction to Culinary Arts Early Childhood Education: Human Growth & Development for Early Childhood Teaching as a Profession: Examining the Teaching Profession Cost The cost for a member to take an online proficiency test is only $5.00. This cost covers online registration fees and awards.
Georgia FCCLA Foundation Purpose is to seek sponsors to help fund the cost of National Leadership Conference for State STAR Event Winners In 2010 the Georgia FCCLA Foundation, funded 102 competitors to attend and compete in Chicago, IL Upcoming Events: Dance-A-Thon at State Meeting 3rd Annual Cookbook on sale NOW $15.00 FCCLA Day at the Hawks - February 8th Future Planning: Foundation Charity Gold Tournament
2011 National Leadership Conference July 10 – July 14 Anaheim, California Registration is on the national website under MEETINGS Don’t forget the State Package will include Georgia FCCLA NLC T-shirts to wear on tours, conference insurance and trading pins!
2011 Summer Culinary Academy June 6 – 10 Camp John Hope Ft. Valley, GA Canning Plant Experience Ft. Valley Field Trip Knife Skills Training Instructors – Certified Chefs