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January 26, 2017
FCS Spring Professional Development Meetings
Family and Consumer Sciences Spring Professional Development Meetings
  • March 29, 2017 - Lebanon High School - 700 Holbrook Avenue, Lebanon, OH 45036
  • March 30, 2017 - Penta Career Center- 9301 Buck Rd, Perrysburg, OH 43551
  • April 4, 2017 - Tallmadge High School- 140 N Munroe Road, Tallmadge, OH 44278
  • April 6, 2017 - Northwest High School- 914 Mohawk Dr, McDermott, OH 45652
Registration will open in Mid-February. Agenda will include ODE State update and Curriculum Mapping Training provided by OATFACS.
Regional Conference
Don't miss out on registering for Regional Conference.

Regional Conference registration closes tomorrow, January 27, 2017. Each Regional Conference will include two keynote speeches from State Executive Council members, interactive workshops and a service learning activity. This three-hour conference is a great opportunity for students to network and develop leadership skills. Registration fee is $10 per attendee.

Feb 1
Penta County CC
Feb 2
Tallmadge HS
Jan 31
Pickaway-Ross CC
Feb 2
Miami Valley CTC
FCCLA Thunderclap
Help us share a message about FCCLA on social media with the FCCLA Thunderclap! Just sign up now and we will send the message that will go out on your social media platform, at the same time and on the same day for everyone. Friday, February 17, 2017 at 4:30 P.M. EST! Encourage everyone you know to SIGN UP and participate, not just those involved in FCCLA. For more information and to sign up, click here.
Regional Career Development Event Information
Event details include agenda, competition schedules, directions and other important information about Regional Career Development Events have been posted. List of events at Regional Career Development Competition
Regional Executive Council Candidate Election Process - NEW
The Regional Executive Council election process will include a formal interview that will be the same as the State Executive Council. Be sure to advise students of this change to the election process. Applications for both Regional and State Executive Councils, along with their respective Handbooks have been posted. Practice interviews for both REC and SEC will be held on March 25, 2017 for any interested candidates. Executive Council interviews will occur at Columbus Culinary Institute on April 8, 2017.
State Service Learning Project
Ohio FCCLA needs help collecting items to fill care packages for US 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!  Then bring them to the State Leadership Conference to pack boxes.


Visit Ohio FCCLA State Leadership Conference Tab for more information!

National Leadership Conference Hotel - Saturday Check-In
State staff need an idea of how many rooms we will need to reserve for the hotel on Saturday July 1, 2017 at National Leadership Conference. Opening Session will be on July 2, 2017. This is not a commitment, but an estimate.  Please enter how many rooms you would need if you plan on arriving in Nashville on July 1, 2017 using the request form. Deadline is February 10, 2017.
Blue Jackets Career Day
Date:  Tuesday, March 28th, 2017   
Where:  Nationwide Arena, 200 W. Nationwide Blvd. Columbus, Ohio, 43215
Check-In: 12:30 - 1:00 P.M.                                            
Education Day:  1:00 - 4:00 P.M.
Exit Nationwide Arena: 4:00 - 6:00 P.M.  
Blue Jackets vs. Sabres:  7:00 - 9:30 P.M. (doors open at 6:00 P.M.)

Registration is $28 per person and covers the educational event and admission to the Blue Jackets game. To register, please complete the enclosed form and return it to the Blue Jackets as soon as possible. If you have any questions or would like to submit your order, please contact Leah Cover with the Blue Jackets at 614-246-3976 (phone), 614-246-4301 (fax) or
Discover Parenting Guidelines 2017
USEP-OHIO is happy to announce we are celebrating a new year of Discover Parenting!  We are sending you dates and forms to use as you enter the 2016-2017 project!  The following helps you describe the project to others, and includes participation forms and information
Special Help from the Ohio FCCLA Endowment
The committee wants to help all chapters promote their projects and events.  Please send us your photos for our website.  Send the photos to
Contributions to the Ohio FCCLA Endowment Aids Outstanding Chapter Award.

All chapters participating in the 25-year logo challenge will fulfill part of the Outstanding Chapter Requirements.  Those requirements include:
  • Photos sent to The Endowment demonstrating the project used to raise the money for the 25-year logo challenge can earn the chapter 3-6 points of the category "Public Relations Accomplishments".
  • Donations to the 25-year logo challenge will earn two points in the category "Exceptional Accomplishments" by Identifying how chapters create philanthropic awareness and or financial support for the Ohio FCCLA Endowment.
How to contribute:  Donation forms are found at

Mail the form and donation to: Ohio FCCLA Endowment, c/o Marlene Jones, P.O. Box 114, Liberty Center, OH 43532.

FCCLA Official Attire Sale
The Ohio FCCLA Alumni and Associates will have a sales table at the March 4, 2017 Regional Career Development Event located at Miami Valley Career Center.  The Alumni organization has awarded many chapters with grants to assist their chapters in the advancement of FCCLA at the local, state and national level throughout the many years.  News to come at the State Leadership Conference about a new grant.
Educator Rising

March 16-17, 2017 are just around the corner, but it's not too late to register for the Educators Rising Ohio Annual State Conference. Deadline to register is January 27, 2017. Click here for more details.

Is your chapter interested in offering a Professional Development Breakout Session? There is still room for hands-on and engaging workshops. Deadline is January 27, 2017.  Click here for more details.

Deadline for the following is January 27, 2017:
  • Registration packet and payment information
  • All pre-judged competition material (electronic submission preferred)
    • Notification of top 10 to compete at the conference will come between February 24 - March 3, 2017
  • Breakout Proposals
  • State Officer applications
  • Student Delegates
  • Honors Chapters applications
Contact Angela Dicke with any questions.

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