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March 9, 2017
Professional Development Opportunities
Family and Consumer Sciences
March 29 Lebanon High School, 1916 Drake Road, Lebanon Ohio 45036
March 30
Penta Career Center, 9301 Buck Road, Perrysburg, Ohio 43551
April 4 Tallmadge High School, 140 N Munroe Road, Tallmadge, OH 44278
April 6 Northwest High School, 914 Mohawk Drive, McDermott, OH 45652
Time: 11:30 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Hospitality and Tourism
April 7 Columbus Culinary Institute 2435 Stelzer Road, Columbus, Ohio 43219
Registration is now open in STARS:  Keyword Search CTE.  
Professional Development Opportunity fully funded by the FDA
Foodborne disease outbreaks and food recalls frequent  the news. What organisms cause these diseases? What  can an individual do to protect themselves from these  diseases? What measures are being taken by the  federal government to prevent transmission of these  diseases?  More information.
Regional and State Executive Council Interview Training: Location Change
State and Regional Executive Council application and handbooks have been posted to the Ohio FCCLA Website . All applications due March 29, 2017.

There will be an interview training held for all candidates interested in running for Regional or State Executive Council on:
  • March 25, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. to 1:30 P.M.
  • Staybridge Suites - 3125 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, Ohio 43202
  • Registration fee for this event is $25.00 (lunch provided)
Please complete the registration form  and submit a check for $25.00 to Ohio FCCLA, 25 South Front Street, MS #611, Columbus, OH 43215.

This training is not required but is recommended for all Regional and State Executive Council Candidates.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

We are excited to announce our newest partnership with the  Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK) , a leading force in the fight to reduce tobacco use and its deadly toll in the United States and around the world. For more information.
Ohio Hotel and Lodging Survey
The hospitality industry plays a vital role both statewide and nationally by introducing jobs with high levels of career advancement, investing in communities, and boosting economic development.   For more information.
Service Learning Portal Deadline
The Service Learning Portal will close at midnight on March 15, 2017. Any hours tracked in the portal must take place between May 1, 2016 and March 1, 2017.
March Member Newsletter
The March Student Newsletter has been posted. Please share this newsletter with your students to help them stay updated on all of the exciting Ohio FCCLA events!
State Leadership Conference
The State Leadership Conference At a Glance has been posted on the State Leadership Conference tab along with information on how your chapter can get involved in the State Service Learning Project. Step-by-step registration instructions will be posted prior to registration opening.

Registration will open March 20, 2017 through April 10, 2017.

  Conference registration rates:
  • Competing and Non-Competing Student - $30.00
  • Adviser and Guest - $15.00
CDE Rates:
  • Culinary Team - $40.00
  • All other CDE Entries - No additional cost
  • Parking Multi Entry - $15.00. School transportation vehicles do not require a pass.
On-site registration will be available for Non-Competing students, Advisers and Guests.
Year in Review Photos
All photos for the Year in Review should be placed in the folder by March 15, 2017.
CDE State Qualifier
State Qualifiers list will be posted on the Ohio FCCLA website no later than March 21, 2017. State Qualifiers will be uploaded into the registration system. All name changes can be made in the registration system.
CDE Online Orientation
This year all CDE participants will be required to complete an online orientation. This orientation will prepare them for the format of state competition. At the conclusion of the orientation, members must print off an orientation completion form and turn it into the lead at the time of judging in order to receive their 2 points for orientation. Online orientation will be posted on State Leadership Conference Page on April 1, 2017.
Voting Delegates
A list of number of voting delegates per chapter has been posted to the State Leadership Conference Page. Each voting delegate can only cast one vote for their chapter. A representative must be in attendance to cast each vote for each voting delegate a chapter receives.
Ohio ACTE Showcase
Congratulations to Granville Middle School on presenting at this year's Ohio ACTE Showcase at the Ohio Capitol Building.

Ohio Family and Consumer Sciences
    25 South Front Street, MS 611
Columbus, OH 43215-4183