Ohio Family and Consumer Sciences
Items Due
1   Adviser Recognition Application Due March 1, 2015
2   State Projects Application Due March 1, 2015
3   Endowment Scholarship Due March 1, 2015
4   Endowment Financial Form Due March 1, 2015
5   Adviser Consultant Team Application Due March 1, 2015
6   Board of Directors Application Due March 1, 2015
8   National Program Application Due March 1, 2015
9   State Executive Council Application Due March 16, 2015
Save the Date
1    State Officer Practice Interview Day - March 14, 2015
2    State Officer Interview - March 27, 2015
3    State Leadership Conference - April 22-24, 2015
4    National Leadership Registration opens - May 1, 2015
5    FCS/FCCLA Regional Meeting Lebanon High School - April 28, 2015
6    FCS/FCCLA Regional Meeting Penta Career Center - May 1, 2015
7    FCS/FCCLA Regional Meeting Knox County Career Center - May 5, 2015
8    FCS/FCCLA Regional Meeting Delaware Area Career Center South - May 7, 2015
9    FCS/FCCLA Regional Meeting Vantage Career Center - May 8, 2015
10  FCS/FCCLA Regional Meeting Portsmouth - May 12, 2015
11  FCS/FCCLA Regional Meeting Austintown-Fitch - May 14, 2015
12  FCS/FCCLA Regional Meeting Great Oaks - May 15, 2015
Endowment Scholarships Available

The Ohio FCCLA Endowment annually awards ten$500.00 scholarships. Candidates applying may attend a certificated program, technical school, a two-year postsecondary school or a four-year postsecondary school. Awards will be granted upon successful completion of the first semester of studies or upon successful completion of a program. Scholarships will be paid to individuals or educational facility for use toward tuition, books and or/room and board, Student must maintain a 2.5GPA. Scholarship money will be dispersed no later than February of the following year. Recipients must send necessary information to the treasurer of the Endowment for payment; information will be provided with the awarded scholarship. All applications are due March 1, 2015 and can be found at www.ohiofccla.com under the About FCCLA tab - Endowment Board

  •  Adel Riegel $500
  •  Jay Hershey Memorial $500
  •  Clifford "Poppy" Collins $500
  •  Lindsay Platfoot $500

 (6) Endowment $500

State Officer Candidates
Save the date for March 14th! New this year: any FCCLA member interesting in running for the State Executive Council is invited to participate in a practice interview day where you will be introduced and coached on the areas of the state interview process. More detailed information to come.
FCCLA Board of Directors
Even numbered regions will elect an advisor to the Board of Directors at Regional Meetings.  This is a great leadership opportunity for an adviser to help structure the future of FCCLA in Ohio.  There are three meetings a year (June, December and February).  Demonstrate to your students how to be a viable part of a growing organization!  Applications are due by March 1, 2015 to ohiofccla@education.ohio.gov subject line: BOD Application.
Competitive Events

Online STAR Events Registrations - Deadline February 1!

Chapters submitting Level I entries in the three online STAR Events - Digital Stories for Change, FCCLA Chapter Website, and No Kid Hungry National Outreach Project - are now able to submit entry forms through links on the national website. Registration is through an online form and all chapters will be invoiced after the February 1 deadline. The registration fee is $20 per person. The online registration links are posted on the STAR Events page of the national FCCLA website.
Gearing Up for FCCLA Week

As you know, National FCCLA Week is February 8-14, 2015, so it's time to start preparing to "Spread the Red"! If you have not yet started planning what your organization will do to celebrate this special week in our 70th anniversary year, the national office is pleased to provide some simple tools and ideas to help you get the attention you deserve in your school and local community. Please visit the FCCLA website for a press release template to promote FCCLA Week to your local media; a proclamation to share with your local legislators; and a list of resources and sample activities you might want to consider using in your schools and communities.


Once FCCLA Week arrives, share all you're doing with us and all of your social media friends by using #FCCLAWeek. Let's Spread the Red!

Regional Officer Pictures

This is a link to all of the pictures taken during the REC meeting in December. There are head shots of each individual REC member too under this link - some of the advisers wanted copies of this pictures too, so maybe we could send the link out to them?




FCS Postings

Fairless Local Schools has the following position open for the 2015-2016 school year:


                The following position is open to any qualified employee in the district:


Family and Consumer Science Teacher

Licensure:  Family and Consumer Science


The Board is looking for a positive, enthusiastic, qualified and interested individual for open position.  If you are interested in the position posted, please apply in writing to Mr. Broc Bidlack, Superintendent, 11885 Navarre Road, SW, Navarre, OH 44662 by January 30, 2015.  Fairless Local School District does not discriminate in its employment, practices, services and programs because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap or age.
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