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September 22, 2016
Professional Development
Hospitality and Tourism Education Summit 
Date:  October 17, 2016
Location:  Columbus Culinary
Culinary - Hospitality and FCS teaching Culinary Fundamentals
Registration: in STARS Keyword Search:  CTE
Cost: $25.00 (Checks made payable to Columbus Culinary) 
Education and Training Item Writing
CETE at The Ohio State University, in conjunction with the Ohio Department of Education and the Ohio Department of Higher Education, requests your participation in writing and validating 2016-17 End-of-Course (EOC) test items for the Education and Training career field. Upon completion of the Item-Writing workshop, you will be awarded a certificate with contact hours that you can submit for your continuing education requirements. Additional information.
Ohio Insurance Institute
OII wants to remind you of its many free educational programs designed for teachers and students on insurance/financial literacy topics.

Teacher Recognition
Do you know a teacher doing an outstanding job instructing on insurance/financial literacy topics in the classroom? Then nominate them for OII's Insurance Educator of the Year award. The teacher and school receive monetary awards so it's well worth your effort to nominate a teacher - or yourself - for this award.

Nominations are due by February 15, 2017. 

For more information visit  Quick Links
Take Action Video Contest
We are pleased to announce the launch of the 2016 Take Action Video Contest, which allows Ohio high school students to compete for college scholarships and statewide recognition while expressing their creativity.

Please display the attached 2016 Take Action Contest flier in your school and encourage students to submit a 60-second video on cybersecurity, imposter scams, or the importance of checking your credit report. The top three winners will receive $2,500, $1,500, and $1,000 college scholarships, respectively.

This is a great opportunity to engage students in a financial literacy project, class assignment, or extra credit opportunity. We suggest sharing this information with Social Studies, Business Education, Marketing Education, Family and Consumer Sciences, and Information Technology educators.

The video submission deadline is December 9, 2016. This video will give you information and you will be able to view last year's winners, and submit a video.
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FCCLA Leadership Training
O ctober 10-11, 2016
Heartland Retreat Center   (Required Agreement  Form  )


Cost:  $125.00 per person
Registration is  Open 
Registration closes:  September 27, 2016

Are you ready to unpack students Unlimited Possibilities? Showcase students talents by participating in " You've Got Talent". Students will have an opportunity to participate in large group games to develop leadership skills and improve decision -making skills by competing in "knockout", strive to be king in "9 Square in the Air", survive until the end in "gaga ball", and team up for a fast-paced game of "Extreme Dodgeball". Registration includes all training, meals and lodging. We look forward to seeing you at FCCLA Leadership Training October 10-11, 2016. Any questions please contact the state office at 614-466-5718.

Payment due 30 days after Leadership Training.
You've Got Talent
Calling all talented FCCLA Members!  Have you thought about putting together a singing group, dance team or performing a skit just to mention a few.  Please showoff your "Unlimited Possibilities" and submit your application today.

All applications  will be accepted until October 1, 2016.  Please submit to  Any questions contact our state office at 614-466-5718.
State Project - Operation Gratitude
Operation Gratitude is in need of the items that are listed on the wish list.

Consider incorporating Ohio's State Project, Operation Gratitude as a Service Project during this school year. Visit for more information on how you can help!
Ohio FCCLA Endowment
Adel Riegel Scholarship
The scholarship is awarded to a FCCLA member demonstrating outstanding leadership qualities. This scholarship is granted to a member planning on majoring in Family and Consumer Sciences Education or a member exhibiting outstanding leadership qualities. Adel Riegel was the state adviser for Ohio FCCLA for over 20 years.
The 2016 Recipient was Madisyn Curry from Anthony Wayne High School/Penta. She is attending Bowling Green State University. Madisyn is majoring in Family and Consumer Sciences Education. How has FCCLA influenced her life? Madisyn states, "Through this organization, I have grown and developed as a productive member of society. I plan on continuing this journey, allowing others to grow as I have".
Scholarship information is available to seniors in FCCLA. The scholarship form is located at The endowment assist the Ohio FCCLA Association in its mission to develop bright, responsible leaders. The endowment has supported the organization through the awarding of scholarships, chapter grants, leadership development, and recognition awards for individuals and chapters.
Alumni and Associates
FCCLA Alumni and Associates, A Treasure for all Time

The Ohio FCCLA Alumni and Associates understand that advisers are busy getting your local chapters up and running for the 2016-2017 school year but would like to remind you of the "treasure" that you may have overlooked. Consider your past members as a tool for you during this school year. Alumni can help the local chapter in many ways. You may benefit from our help in the following ways:
· Working with members as they prepare for star events
· Participating on an advisory committee
· Contributing to your chapter financially
· Acting as chaperones on your many adventures
  throughout the year
· Guest speakers
· Judging Power of Ones at the local level
· Judging at Regional and State Competitive Events

For more information about the Ohio FCCLA Alumni and Associates, visit the website at Reach out to the Ohio FCCLA Alumni and Associates officers for more details and assistance with local chapters. 
The Unite in Red Fund - Red Jacket Monthly Awards!
National FCCLA's Unite in Red Fund - Red Jacket Awards provide opportunity for FCCLA members to apply or be nominated to receive an official FCCLA red jacket. Due to the great support and sponsorship of many individuals, during the 2016-2017 school year, FOUR jackets will be awarded each month.

For more information, please visit

Form links are below:

Monthly Award Member Application - This link is for FCCLA members that want to apply for the monthly red jacket awards.

Monthly Award Adviser Nomination Form - This link is for FCCLA advisers that want to nominate a member for the monthly red jacket awards.

Thanks for helping us Unite in Red! #UinRed

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