Family and Consumer Sciences 



Regional Registration  



Region 1

Region 2


Deadline to register December 15, 2014

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Cluster Meeting
If you have students competing at Cluster Meetings, please send the results to Cheryl Hamblin at by Wednesday, November 26, 2014.
Mega Sale
New National Awards Application Process
We are in the process of integrating the National Program Awards application process into our new affiliation system. As part of that effort, we also are streamlining the application process to make it easier to complete.
The application deadline will remain the same: March 1, 2015.
The new application process will go "live" in early January. We promise to keep you posted leading up to the launch.

Japanese Exchange Program Application Deadline is December 1st Fourteen lucky FCCLA members will go on a trip of a lifetime next summer through the Japanese Exchange Scholarship Program.


Kikkoman Corporation funds the program, which is administered by Youth For Understanding USA. The scholarships, which underwrite a four-to-six week trip to Japan, are worth more than $11,000 each.


The deadline for applications is December 1, 2014. Apply for this amazing opportunity today!
Competitive Events

Portfolio Availability

Please be advised that the red and the white FCCLA STAR Events binders that can be used for Chapter In Review Portfolio and Chapter Service Project Portfolio (if presented in hard copy) have been re-ordered and will be available in the FCCLA Store by mid-November. Please contact the store at or 1-877-246-4119 if you have questions or would like to place an order.


Professional Development


Webinars: New Experiences in Training (NEXT)

Announcing the Fall 2014 Webinar Series!


New! Complimentary Live Webinars for AAFCS Members!

Thursday, December 11th at 4pm ET Incorporating Apps and Tools into FCS Classrooms Sharon Baillie, 2011 AAFCS National Teacher of the Year, shares her insights, experience and lessons learned. She will cover how to design technology based activities, support students' use of 21st Century Skills, use technology to meet individual learning styles, and incorporate STEM in the classroom.




D.E.A.L. (Deal for Education and Learning) of the Week #1
Alaska - a truly magnificent place. The word alone conjures images of a wild, rugged, pristine landscape and of course, the delicious salmon coveted by today's leading chefs. Packed with protein and heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids and calcium, you will love the tasty, nutrient-rich flavor of canned Alaska salmon. 
Please email with the subject Wild Alaska Salmon Coupon to get your free can (14.75 ounces) today. Offer expires 12/31/14.
Go to for some wonderful recipes!

















The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but building the new.  Socrates
Region Registration Dates



Regional Conference Dates and Locations

February 7-14, 2015




1February 11, 2015Penta Career Center
2February 3, 2015Mid Ohio Conference Center
3February 10, 2015Tallmadge High School
5January 31, 2015Miami Valley CTC
6February 10, 2015Benjamin Logan High School
7February 12, 2015 St. Paul Lutheran Church
8February 12, 2015 St. Paul Lutheran Church
9February 19, 2015Miami University Hamilton



Career Development Competitive Events Dates and Locations 2014  

Region #  and Date 

Regional Site 


March 7

Penta Career Center

Dova Zak

March 7

Lorain County CC

Hilary Duffala

March 7

Tallmadge High School

Kelley Smith

February 28

Van Wert

Joyce Larimore
Lynda Ragan

February 28

Miami Valley CTC

Mary Kay Miller

February 28

Ohio Hi-Point

Lois Stoll

Seven & Eight
March 7


Nancy Vannest

March 7
March 6


D. Russell Lee
Scarlet Oaks ECE


Amy Claywell

Mary K. Miller & Jill Morris

March 7


Patricia Skaggs, Michele Rau, Martha Boggs



Regional Date

Regional Site


March 3rd (16 teams)

Medina Co CC

Tony Stanislo

February 28

March 4 (12-15 teams)


Cuyahoga Community College
RG Drage (Culinary Team & Meeting Event)


Danette McHale

David Browne

One & Four
February 26


Joyce Larimore

February 28

Miami Valley

Mary Kay Miller

Six, Seven and Eight
February 28

Columbus Culinary

Michael Carnahan

Nine and Ten
February 26

Pike Co. CC
Adams County

Anna Overly
Becky Foster




Lodging: February 28 Columbus Culinary


No Regional Event

Event Name

Lodging Career Investigation

Creative Banquet Table Design

Guest Room Attendant

Hospitality Skills Showcase

Hotel Linen Operations

Lodging Meeting Event Set-Up

Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation


Challenge your students



Challenge your students in grades 6-12 to enter the 2015 Drive2Life Contest by creating public service announcements (PSAs) to help prevent distracted walking. The student Grand Prize is $1,000 and a trip to New York City, where the winner will work with an Emmy Award-winning producer to film the PSA. Teachers have the chance to win, too! 


Check out the Official Rules. Deadline: February 10, 2015

Take Action Video Contest
Deadline December 12, 2014











Cheryl Hamblin

Family and Consumer Sciences/Ohio FCCLA
25 South Front Street

Columbus, Ohio 43215-4183



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