What is FCCLA?

What is FCCLA?

FCCLA is the only career and technical in-school student organization with the family as the central focus. Participation in state and national programs and chapter activities help members become strong leaders in family, careers and communities.

 

Who can join?

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America is a nonprofit national Career and Technical Student Organization for young men and women enrolled in Family and Consumer Sciences education in public and private schools, grades 7-12.

 

Where can I join?

Talk to your school's FCS teacher and ask if there is a local chapter. If not, ask your teacher if they would like to be an advisor and create a new chapter.

 

What can FCCLA do for you?

With FCCLA, youth learn how to make a difference in their families, communities, and future careers. Members learn important life skills such as leadership, planning, goal setting, problem solving, decision-making, and interpersonal communication!

FCCLA Mission

To promote personal growth and leadership development through Family and Consumer Sciences education. Focusing on the mulitple 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.

FCCLA 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.

FCCLA Strategic Goals

  1. Promote FCCLA as the premier youth leadership organization.
  2. Refine and Strengthen services and resources for stakeholders.
  3. Expand and Invest in internal and external relations.