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What is FCCLA?

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America is a national Career and Technical Student Organization that provides personal growth, leadership development, and career preparation opportunities for students in Family and Consumer Sciences education. 

Our Mission is to promote personal growth and leadership development through Family and Consumer Sciences education. Focusing on the multiple roles of family member, wage earner and community leader, members develop skills for life through: character development, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and career preparation.

Do you have to pay to be in FCCLA?

Yes, all members must pay dues of $25 due by October 2nd, 2017. 

 

What will the dues be spent on?

Your payment of $25 will get you an  FCCLA t-shirt, as well as pay your membership dues to the national organization. Your dues are due on September 7th, 2019.

 

Do we have to be in one of your classes to be in FCCLA?

Yes. It is a co-curricular organization.

 

When will FCCLA Meet?

We will meet around once a month, and I will let you know that date way in advance.

 

Mission

To promote personal growth and leadership development through Family and Consumer Sciences education. Focusing on the multiple roles of family member, wage earner and community leader, members develop skills for life through: character development, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and career preparation.

Motto

Toward New Horizons

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

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.

Program Emphasis

FCCLA is the only in-school student organization with the family as its central focus. FCCLA is a career and technical student organization that functions as an integral part of the Family and Consumer Sciences education curriculum and operates within the school system, and it provides opportunities for active student participation at local, state, and national levels.

Membership

FCCLA has a national membership of 160,000 young men and women in nearly 5,400 chapters. There are 47 state associations including Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Since its founding in 1945, FCCLA has involved more than nine million youth. Former members are eligible to become members of Alumni & Associates.

 

For more information please visit        http://www.fcclainc.org/

Or email me at ctrapp@kennardisd.net

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