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February 9, 2017
Spring Professional Development Meetings
Family and Consumer Sciences Spring Professional Development Meetings
Family and Consumer Sciences March 29 Lebanon High School - 700 Holbrook Avenue, Lebanon, OH 45036
Family and Consumer Sciences
March 30
FCS Penta Career Center- 9301 Buck Rd, Perrysburg, OH 43551
Family and Consumer Sciences
April 4
Tallmadge High School- 140 N Munroe Road, Tallmadge, OH 44278
Family and Consumer Sciences
April 6
Northwest High School- 914 Mohawk Dr, McDermott, OH 45652
Hospitality and Tourism
April 7
Columbus Culinary Institute, 2435 Stelzer Road, Columbus, Oh 43219
Registration will open Mid-February in STARS. Agendas will be posted soon.
Regional Competitive Events
The following are the events taking place at Regional Competition. If your events are not listed, you will be advancing straight to state competition.

FCCLA Board of Directors
Do you know anyone who would be a great Board of Director member? The Board of Directors are looking for one Family and Consumer Sciences teacher and one administrator to serve a three-year term.
The application is posted on the Website ( under About FCCLA tab, applications are due by March 1, 2017.

If you have any questions please contact Mary Jo Kohl, Board Secretary at
You've Got Talent Application
The application window is now open for three more talented FCCLA members. Encourage your members to attend and show off their talent by singing, dancing, baton twirling, magic or any other talent. Participants will perform on Thursday and the top three will perform again on Friday. The application is posted on the SLC website. Please complete the application by March 1, 2017. Finalist will be notified before April 1, 2017.
Operation Gratitude State Service Learning Project
Ohio FCCLA needs help collecting items to fill care packages for U.S. military members. The State Executive Council has set the goal of packing over 200 care packages at the 2017 State Leadership Conference!
The Call to Action: Hold a collection event to gather items to help fill care packages!
How can your chapter can get involved?
1) Pledge a number of items to be donated at State Leadership Conference
2) Hold a collection event
3) Bring your items to State Leadership Conference
4) The chapter who brings most items will receive on stage recognition
Career Development Event FAQ
Do you have a question about a Career Development Event? Check out the Frequently Asked Questions from National FCCLA.  
CDE Event Cancellation
If an adviser needs to cancel a CDE entry, please complete the Cancellation Form located on the Regional Career Development Event page. Once this form is submitted the event will be cancelled.
CDE Participant Change
All participant changes will be done at the Regional Competition site when students check in for their respective event. Events going straight to state will have the ability to change names when registering for State Leadership Conference.
State Project and National Program Application
Chapters who completed a chapter project that aligns with either State Project or National Programs are encouraged to apply for recognition. The top three state projects and top three national programs will be recognized at SLC. National Program Applications are to be completed through the national affiliation system. State Project Applications are located on the State Projects tab. 
FCCLA Lesson Plan Committee
Calling all Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers. Do you want to learn more about how to incorporate FCCLA projects into the FCS curriculum? During this one-day meeting, teachers will be working together to develop lesson/unit plans that incorporate FCCLA Career Development Events into the FCS curriculum. Do you already have lesson plans where you are incorporating FCCLA into your curriculum? Come join us. Take your lesson plans and share them with teachers from all over Ohio. Complete this form if you are interested in helping with this project. 
Endowment Provides Scholarships for FCCLA Members
If you are a senior preparing to graduate and continue your education,  Ohio FCCLA Endowment has several scholarships available to you. I n this article is the 2016 Jay Hershey  Memorial Scholarship.  Jay was involved with FCCLA for over 25 years and was a founding member of the endowment.  Creating and awarding scholarships to deserving members was Jay's passion.  The 2016 recipient was Tristan Edwards from Elida High School. His major is Informatics- Internet Crime at Trine University.  Tristan wrote, "I hope to be able to help people from being affected by internet crime.  FCCLA has contributed to my decision by opening my eyes to different avenues of study and also by helping me meet a plethora of new people".

Damien Connelley was the 2016 Lindsey Platfoot Memorial Scholarship recipient.  Lindsey was a State FCCLA President and then became a National FCCLA Vice President. Damien graduated from Anna High School and is now attending The Ohio State University.  His major area of study is Marketing and Digital Communications.  Damien wrote, "FCCLA has contributed to my decision due to my mentorship opportunities, leadership training and growth of my networking skills.  I've been able to develop professionalism throughout my life and now understand how to be prepared for a variety of events in a variety of situations.  Without FCCLA I wouldn't be as confident in the success of my future".

Applications are available at the Ohio Endowment website (  All applications are due by March 1, 2017.  Apply today.

The Endowment assists Ohio FCCLA in its mission to develop bright, responsible leaders.  The Endowment has supported the organization through the awarding of scholarships, chapter grants, leadership development, and recognition awards for individuals and chapters.

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