June 23, 2022
Ohio Family and Consumer Sciences Newsletter
Upcoming Calendar Reminders
June 29-July 3: FCCLA National Leadership Conference
June 29: FCCLA National Leadership Conference - State Meeting 8:30 P.M.
July 3: FCCLA National Leadership Conference - Ohio Awards Session
12:30 P.M.
July 18: WebXam Teacher Test Item Review ($50 per teacher) - Registration
August 1-2: OATFACS Summer Conference, Marriott Dublin
August 3: Culinary ACF Program Certification
August 17: FCCLA Adviser Kickoff Webinar
August 24: FCCLA Chapter Officer Training, Eastland Career Center
August 31: FCCLA Chapter Officer Training, Butler Tech
September 7: FCCLA Chapter Officer Training, RG Drage Career Center
September 9: Culinary Fall Meeting, Ohio FFA Center
September 21: FCCLA Chapter Officer Training, Penta Career Center
September 30: Teaching Professions Fall Meeting, TBA
October 10 - 11: FCCLA Fall Leadership Training, Heartland Conference Center
November 17: Early Childhood Education Fall Meeting, Ohio FFA Center

New Teacher/Adviser Success Series
This program is designed to support Family and Consumer Sciences educators and FCCLA Advisers during their first years of teaching. Ohio Department of Education staff, along with Ohio Association Teachers of Family and Consumer Sciences and seasoned teachers, will provide teachers in their first years of teaching with information as it relates to the three components of Family and Consumer Sciences Education: Classroom/Lab Instruction, FCCLA, and Experiential Learning within these professional development sessions.

This series of workshops are designed for 1st through 5th year teachers in all Family and Consumer Sciences Programs, pathways, and licensure venues. If you value professional development, an opportunity to collaborate with teachers statewide in an effort to become more efficient and prepared for the early years of teaching, this workshop is for you!

August 2: In Person: OATFACS Summer Conference
September 13: In Person: Ohio FFA Center
October 19: In Person: Tolles Career & Technical Center, Student Activity Center
November 16: Virtual
December 14: Virtual
January 25: Virtual
February 8: Virtual
March 22: Virtual
May 10: In Person

Cost: $125 (includes in person lunches, digital platforms, printed materials, and in person facility costs).

Ohio FCCLA Monthly Office Hours
This year State Staff will host monthly virtual office hours the second Tuesday of the month from 3:00 - 4:00 P.M. beginning August 9, 2022. This is the time to ask any questions, receive updates on FCCLA and network with other advisers. Sessions will be recorded.
Youth Leadership
State Executive Council Chapter Visit
Looking for someone to help recruit members? Need a presenter on FCCLA information? The State Executive Council is available for either in person or virtual presentation depending on your needs. To secure a State Executive Council member complete this form. They are looking forward to meeting members this year!
We Help Two Sock Donation
Mom's House is a child care center in Toledo, available to help low-income, single mom's graduate from high school, technical school and college. Their mission is to guide at-risk single parents through the process of achieving educational goals by providing tools and resources to become effective parents. While Mom's House offers child care, they also offer parenting and life-skill classes, quiet areas for moms to study and career and employment guidance. Thank you Ohio FCCLA for making a difference in the community and donating 210 pairs of socks to people in need around Ohio!
Financial Literacy FAQs
Ohio law requires students who enter ninth grade for the first time on or after July 1, 2022, the class of 2026, to earn one-half credit of financial literacy as a graduation requirement.

The standards referenced in the Ohio law are the Financial Literacy Standards and Model Curriculum.

Student Body: The Real You Free Resources For Advisers

Advisers, your mental well-being is of the utmost importance! You are foundational to the success of FCCLA®, and without you, this organization would not be the Ultimate Leadership Experience. The last two and half years have been difficult for us all. We encourage you to set an example for your students and practice self-care so that you may continue to do the great work that you do!

American Culinary Federation Secondary Program Accreditation
For those culinary programs looking at a possible ACF Accreditation Dana Baldwin is scheduled to present a fact finding in-person session at the Ohio Association Teachers of Family and Consumer Sciences Post-Conference.

Date: August 3, 2022
Time: 9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
Location: Marriott at Dublin 5605 Paul Blazer Pkwy, Dublin, OH 43017
Please complete this form if interested so that materials can be sent prior to the meeting.
FCCLA Outreach Program and Graduation Credential

The Lead4Change Student Leadership Program is a Leadership Curriculum with a Framework for Community Service. Aligned to education standards and 21st century skills, Lead4Change will create a transformation in your students and real change in your community.

Since FCCLA’s partnership started in 2015, FCCLA students have donated more than 180,000 volunteer hours in many service areas, including children, seniors, animals, schools, communities and global initiatives. Lead4Change lessons are inspired by the leadership principles from the book Taking People with You by David Novak. In the fall of 2022, Lead4Change will become a 3 point credential for all career fields.

Ohio Association Teachers of Family and Consumer Sciences (OATFACS) Summer Conference
July 8: Early Bird Registration
July 29: Registration closes
August 1-2: Marriott Columbus Northwest, Dublin
August 3: Post-Conference
  • American Culinary Federation Secondary Certification
  • Early Childhood Task Force
  • Fashion Design with Dawn Sommers
  • Personal Finance Training

Ohio Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (OAFCS) And the Award Goes To...
The OAFCS award application is now available! Visit www.OAFCS.org to access the application, requirements and instructions for completion. Completed applications are due to Kimberly Shuster, Awards Chair, by July 19, 2022. Recipients will be recognized on Tuesday, August 2nd at the OATFACS Summer Conference. 
Award categories include:
  • New Achiever Award *OAFCS members only
  • The Leader Award *OAFCS members only
  • The Distinguished Service Award *OAFCS members only
  • The Ohio Teacher of the Year *OAFCS members only
  • Friend of the Family
  • Outstanding Thesis and Dissertation Award
  • Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award
  • Professional Section Awards

Teaching Positions
Staff Contact Information:
Alyssa Bregel, Assistant Director
Cheryl Hamblin, Administrative Professional
Christie Jackson, Education Program Specialist
Mary Jo Kohl, Education Program Specialist
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