Ohio Family and
Consumer Sciences


December 18, 2015  
Professional Development
Culinary Education Summit
Register using your SAFE account in STARS - Keyword Search: CTE  
Culinary Education Summit  - January 29, 2016, 9:30 A.M. - 3:00 P.M., Columbus Culinary Institute, 2435 Stelzer Road, Columbus, Ohio 43219
WebXam News
The December 2015 edition of the WebXam newsletter has been posted to the WebXam news website.  It features information on the following topics:
  • Winter Pretest Window
  • Participate in a Teacher Test Review
  • Watch the 2015 WebXam User's Workshop Recording
  • New Recruiting Test-Item Writers for Agricultural and Environmental Systems
  • WebXam Calendar Reminders 
Please click on the following link to view a copy of the newsletter:
Regional Conference
Regional Conference is open to all students currently enrolled in Family and Consumer Sciences courses or related career field and are a FCCLA member.  Advisers will have their own sessions that will discuss FCCLA updates.   FCCLA Dress Code is required for this event.

Conference Goals:

* Students will develop and enhance leadership skills
* Students will receive training on roles and responsibilities of voting delegates
* Students will receive updates on competitive events and State Leadership
* Advisers will receive updates on upcoming FCCLA events and policies concerning
* Competitive Events and State Leadership Conference.Time: 4:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.  
   Fee:   $10.00 per person

Registration Opens:  December 18, 2015
Registration Closes:  January 14, 2016

Location and Address
Penta Career Center - 9301 Buck Road Perrysburg, OH 43551
February 1, 2016
4:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.
Tallmadge High School - 140 North Munroe Rd
Tallmadge, OH 44278
4:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.
Pickaway Ross Career Center - 895 Crouse Chapel Road,Chillicothe, OH 45601
4:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.
Benjamin Logan High School - 6609 State Route 47 East
Bellefontaine, OH 43311
February 3, 2016
4:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.


4:00 P.M. - 4:30 P.M.
Opening Session
4:40 P.M. - 5:10 P.M.
Workshop Session One
5:20 P.M. - 5:50 P.M.
Workshop Session Two
6:00 P.M. - 6:30 P.M.
Workshop Session Three
6:40 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.
Closing Session
Workshop Titles
Wowing your Audience
Student Body:  A National Program for You
Creating Habitudes

Interior and Fashion Design Professional Development
Looking for help with planning your Interior Design and Fashion Design courses?  Need a refresher course?   Complete this survey to let us know what areas you need most help and when is best time for Professional Development.
Service Learning Hours
Please make sure members are logging Service Learning hours.  We will be recognizing top individuals and chapters at State Leadership Conference.  You can find the link to the portal on Ohio FCCLA under the "Program" tab "Service Learning Tracking Portal".
Ohio FCCLA Endowment Challenge
This year The State Executive Council has issued a challenge to all chapters to help support Ohio FCCLA Endowment by donating a minimum of $25.00. The Endowment offers scholarships for FCCLA members, supports Ohio FCCLA state events as well as Regional Competitive Events.  All chapters that meet this challenge will be recognized at State Leadership Conference.
Get Started on Your Lead2Feed Project!
FCCLA is currently the leading Supporting Association group for Lead2Feed with over 500 chapters registered!
Participating in the Lead2Feed program is turnkey and easy to do!  If you're already registered for the program, log in to access lessons, resources, and more in the Members section of Lead2Feed.org.  Follow these steps below to submit your project.
  1. Complete your profile! Click on the My Profile link on the left hand menu, and fill out steps 1 and 2. Don't forget to click on the SUBMIT button!
  2. Work through the lessons! Take a look through the 10 lesson track or the 6 lesson track and pick the track that is best for you.
  3. Complete your Milestones & Project!  Once logged in, visit your dashboard to create your team.  Next to your team name, select the Milestone that you are ready complete and click GO!
  4. Submit Your Project! In your dashboard, click on the ENTER THE CHALLENGE button next to your team's name. If you have submitted the three milestones, you'll see that your answers are already populated in the form.  You can also download a copy of the Project Submission questions to prepare your submission as you complete the lessons. 

Let us know if you have any questions about registering, submitting your project, or Lead2Feed in general!
This is a great resource to use with members as they identify goals for Service Learning hours.
Regional and State Executive Council Candidates
The Applications and Handbooks for Regional and State Executive Council have been posted on the Ohio FCCLA website.  There will be Candidate Training on March 19, 2016 from 10:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. at the Ohio FFA Center, 717 East 17th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43211.  Registration will open in February.  This is not a mandatory meeting.  Applications are due March 25, 2016.  Please submit to ohiofccla@education.ohio.gov (Title the email Candidate Training).
Action for Healthy Kids
Your school's alternative breakfast program helps students start the school day with a nutritious meal.  Highlight your program's success by entering the AFHK Lights, Camera, Breakfast Contest.  Submit a creative 1-minute video that could win your school a grand prize of $5,000!

Go to www.actionforhealthykids.org/contest to find out how to enter.  Entries will be accepted through January 8, 2016.  Have fun and good luck!
Food For Thought about growing Family and Consumer Sciences and Related Occupations Programs:

Below are statistics on percentages of CTE Approved Family and Consumer Sciences and Related Occupation Programs that have FCCLA Affiliated Programs.
  • 34% Family and Consumer Science Program
  • 33% Education and Training and Early Childhood Programs
  • 45% Culinary Arts and Hospitality Programs


'For Grace' shares the culinary journey of C-TEC grad
Chef Curtis Duffy, who spent his formative years in Licking County, is featured in a documentary "For Grace" which focuses on the opening of his Chicago restaurant, as well as his childhood. The movie will be screened in Columbus on Dec. 14 and 15.(Photo: Kevin Pang and Mark Helenowski).  For more information.


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