Promoting personal growth and leadership development through Family and consumer sciences education. Focusing on develop skills for life through: character development, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and career preparation.
Strengthen home and family life while experiencing the satisfaction of helping others.Observe family and consumer sciences related careers and gain recognition for accomplishments.Build supportive relationships with teachers in less formal atmosphere. Achieve established performance standards.
involvement in FCCLA's competitive events programs offers members the opportunity to expand their leadership potential and develop skills for life necessary in families,communities, and workplaces.STAR EVENTS( Otherwise knows as Students Taking Action with recognition
) recognize members for proficiency and achievement in chapter and individual projects, leadership skills, and career preparation.
The FCCLA Community Service national peer education program guides students to develop, plan, carry out, and evaluate projects to improve the quality of life in their communities. Through their projects, members experience character development and improve their critical and creative thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and career preparation. Youth leaders learn more about themselves, others, and the world so that they can make a difference now and in the future.
Any student who has taken a course in Family and Consumer Sciences, or as determined by the state department of education, middle school through grade 12 is eligible for active membership in an organized chapter within their school. Once the state and national dues are paid, the student will be an official affiliated member. Teachers can also join FCCLA.