In This Issue
Quick Links
Ohio FCCLA Endowment
ODE Website
CTE-26 Applications Information
For Education and Training CTE-26 applications since you are currently on the old program system when completing the application put the program code in 4 times it will then let you submit.
Best way to submit:
350001 Introduction to Education and Training
350201 Early Childhood Education
350001 Introduction to Education and Training
350201 Early Childhood Education
350001 Introduction to Education and Training
350011 Teaching Professions
350001 Introduction to Education and Training
350011 Teaching Professions
The FCS application will not open till February 1, 2016 due to other IT related issues we have been experiencing. Those issues took first priority and pushed the launch date of the FCS and CBI application back till February. If you have any questions please feel free to contact the state office at 614-466-5718.
January 14, 2016
New Teacher Program
New Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher Program for teacher in first to fifth year will have their next meeting is January 22, 2016 at 9 A.M. at the Ohio FFA Center in Columbus, Ohio.  Agenda
Please contact Kelly Jung at with any questions.
Career Development Events occurring at Regional Competitions
The following events will have a preliminary evaluation at their respective locations.  All other events will move directly to state competition at State Leadership Conference April 28-29, 2016.







-Chapter Service 

 Project Display

-Chapter Service 

 Project Portfolio

-National Programs in


-Promote and 


-Focus on Children

-Food Innovation

-Recycle and Redesign

-Sports Nutrition



-Illustrated Talk


-Job Interview

-Life Event Planning





-Focus on




-Job Interview

-Life Event 




-Teach and







-Language and





-Culinary Team

-Garde Manger

-Pastry Arts


-Pastry Arts



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 
Costs: $25.00 payable to Columbus Culinary
Save the Date
August 1-3, 2016 - OATFCS Conference - Hilton Easton
Impact 2016:  New Directions for Family and Consumer Sciences
Regional Conference
Registration Closes:   January 14, 2016 

Location and Address
Penta Career Center - 9301 Buck Road Perrysburg, OH 43551
February 1
Tallmadge High School - 140 North Munroe Rd
Tallmadge, OH 44278
February 4
Pickaway Ross Career Center - 895 Crouse Chapel Road, Chillicothe, OH 45601
February 4
Benjamin Logan High School - 6609 State Route 47 East
Bellefontaine, OH 43311
February 3
Endowment News
The purpose of the Ohio FCCLA Endowment is to provide a permanent, non-profit source of funding to support leadership opportunities through various FCCLA initiatives.  The fund was established July 1, 1991. The Endowment is administered by a Board of Trustees to assist the Ohio FCCLA Association in its mission to develop bright, responsible leaders.  The Endowment has supported the Association through sponsoring statewide events, scholarships, leadership development, and recognition awards for members and chapters. 
The Ohio FCCLA 2016 Endowment Scholarship Application due March 1, 2016 

This month, we would like to recognize some of the 2015 Award Recipients:
  • Taylor Baumberger, Wynford FCCLA, Adel Riegel Scholarship 
  • Megan McCracken, Talawanda/ Butler Tech FCCLA, Clifford "Poppy" Collins
  • Cheyenne Driskell, Fairlawn FCCLA, Jay Hershey Memorial (Studying FCS Education at Ohio University)
  • Tesia Dearduff, Benjamin Logan FCCLA, Lindsey Platfoot Memorial
Board of Directors Applications
Board of Director Positions Available

With the new structure of the FCCLA Board of Directors the following positions are open:
  • 2 Family and Consumer Sciences educators
  • 1 Hospitality and Tourism educator
  • 1 Education and Training educator
The term is a three year term beginning in the fall of 2016.  Meetings are held twice per year, September and February.  Anyone interested please complete the attached application and return to by March 1, 2016 . Any questions please feel free to contact the state office 614-466- 5718.
State Recognition and Applications
State and National Programs Awards
This year the State Projects have been aligned with national programs.  Ohio will be evaluating each application and will recognize the top three in each of the 7 national program areas.  If you completed a State Project and would like to apply for recognition, see the State Project to national program alignment on the Ohio FCCLA website to see which project fits best.  All applications will be completed through the national FCCLA affiliation system.  Applications are due to Nationals by March 1, 2016.

Spirit of Advising
The Spirit of Advising Award recognizes chapter advisers who are constantly faithful, often quietly working behind the scenes to ensure the success of their students through Family and Consumer Science Education and the FCCLA organization. Applications can be found on Ohio FCCLA website.  Application are due to by March 1, 2016.

Service Learning Award
Recognition will be given at State Leadership Conference to FCCLA members who track hours using the Service Learning Hours Tracking Portal on the Ohio FCCLA website.  In addition to recognition, awards will be given to the school who tracks the most hours and to the top three members with the most hours tracked. Deadline to submit hours is March 1, 2016.  Thus far this year 1,452 hours have been tracked.

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. 
Early Childhood Education STAR Event
This year the theme for Early Childhood Education is "On the Farm or at the Zoo".  Students can choose which area they would like to make the focus of their project. 
FCCLA You've got Talent Auditions
This year the FCCLA "You've got talent" competition will be accepting additional submissions of talent for this year's competition. Two additional talents will be added to the four talents that have already been identified at this year's Fall Leadership Conferences.
Auditions for these two spots will be held through online video submissions. These videos are to be no more than 5 minutes in length and should be submitted to by March 1, 2016. The two talents chosen to perform as part of the "You've Got Talent" competition will be notified by April 1, 2016.
Ohio Family and Consumer Sciences
    25 South Front Street, MS 611
Columbus, OH 43215-4183