Due Dates

May 12, 2017
WebXam Field Testing (Last Day)

May 17, 2017 Last day Early Bird registration for National Leadership Conference

June 2, 2017
Last day for WebXam Testing
Quick Links
May 11, 2017
Professional Development Opportunities
Education and Training Course Roll-Out
May 25
1:00 - 4:00
Tri-Rivers Career Center
2222 Marion-Mt Gilead Road
Marion, OH 43302

Hospitality and Tourism Pre-Apprenticeship and Ohio State Tour of Hospitality Program
June 15-16
8:00 - 3:00
Springhill Suites
1421 Olentangy River Road, Columbus OH 43212 (Special Rate $115.00)

Registration is now open in  STARS:  Keyword Search CTE.  
OATFACS IMPACT 2017: NEW Courses, New Opportunities Annual Conference
Mark your calendars, contact your administration, and tell your family, OATFACS IMPACT 2017 Registration is open!  Be one of the first to sign up for this year's OATFACS Conference!

Head back to your district with amazing new resources to incorporate into your classroom, new strategies to engage students and a new understanding of your content.  Teaching a new class (or refreshing an old) conference will provide you with the tools needed to get your students excited to learn!

Come connect with FCS teachers and professionals across our great state!  Visit our OATFACS website to see more details about conference and to register.

See you at the Hilton Columbus at Easton!

Fully Sponsored Personal Finance Teacher Training!
Sponsored by NGPF and in cooperation with OATFACS and Ohio Jump$tart: Fully Sponsored Personal Finance Teacher Training

The NGPF FinCamp will take place in Columbus on Wednesday, August 2, 2017, at the Hilton Easton in Columbus, Ohio from 9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. Spots are limited!

The camp will provide teachers with engaging turnkey resources, new and engaging strategies to deliver instruction, and review the leading trends in the ever-changing world of personal finance. Click here to see the flyer for more details.

Click here to complete the registration requirements.

Family and Consumer Sciences and FCCLA Lesson Plan Development - June 26:
Do you want to learn more on how you can incorporate FCCLA into your classroom and utilize Project Based Learning? This writing session will be one of the most hands on PD's of the year.  Join me on June 26 at the Ohio FFA Center in Columbus to help write Unit and Lesson plans that incorporates Family and Consumer Sciences and FCCLA together. Please RSVP by June 21st !! More details will be sent by email closer to the date.
Ohio FCCLA Spring Meeting Recap
Did you miss the Spring FCS meetings? Or just want a refresher. Check out the Meeting Summary for important FCS information.
FCCLA State Leadership Competitions
If you have received another schools rubrics, please let us know as soon as possible at cheryl.hamblin@education.ohio.gov. The following chapter rubrics are missing:
  • Eastland-Fairfield Culinary
  • Butler Tech
National Leadership Conference
Trading Pins:
Granville High School is selling Ohio trading pins for NLC. Pins are .50 cents each.  Orders can be placed by completing the below order form and emailing it to bragsandbritches@aol.com -  Please title emails: "OHIO PIN ORDER" in the subject line. All orders must be received by June 12, 2017.  Attached in the Order form with photos of the pins and additional ordering information.
National Leadership Conference Expectations from State Association:
  • Advisers with competitors, must provide two volunteers for each competitor. This can be parents, chaperones, administrators, Students, Alumni and Advisers. To allow for proper evaluation of all students, chapters must provide volunteers.
  • Attend
    • Opening and Closing Session for its entirety
    • Business Meeting
    • Workshops by students and advisers
  • Pick up rubrics during Closing Session
Registration Pick-up:
Registration pick-up for all Ohio attendees must be picked up at the Gaylord Hotel. Ohio registration will not be available at the conference.
State Meeting:
July 2, 2017 from 5:15- 6:15 P.M. at Omni Hotel Legends Ballroom D.
NEW!! State STAR Event Recognition:
Ohio is one of just three state selected to have their own STAR event recognition ceremony. This ceremony is scheduled to take place on July 6, 2017 at 12:45- 3:00 P.M. during the award ceremonies.
A shuttle will be available to transport students to and from the conference center to the hotel. On July 4, 2017, the last shuttle will be at 5:45 P.M. back to the hotel. If you want to remain downtown, there is shuttle service available for an additional fee.
Culinary State Competitions 2018
The Board of Directors in February voted on an official competition uniform for 2018 State Culinary Competitors. Information is attached. Please work this into your budget. The package price for hat, coat, and apron is $36.00 if you want chef pants additional $14.00.
FCCLA Jackets
The State Office has three (3) FCCLA jackets with emblem for sale on a first come basis. The sizes are ladies: 10 - 16- 18. The price is $55.00 each, no tax or shipping. We will make arrangements for pick up. Make check payable to Ohio FCCLA. Please contact Maryjo.Kohl@education.ohio.gov if you are interested.
Teaching Positions
Liberty Union - Thurston Local School District
Troy High School
Ohio FCCLA Endowment
Ohio FCCLA Endowment is proud to be a sponsor of the State Leadership Conference and Ohio FCCLA Scholarships.  We congratulate all award and scholarship winners. Congratulations to National Qualifiers. Have a safe and wonderful experience.
With your support, Ohio FCCLA Endowment continues to assist Ohio FCCLA Association in its mission to develop bright, responsible leaders.  The Endowment has supported the organization through State Programming, Scholarships and Career Development Events. Your financial support is greatly appreciated.
New Coming this Fall: Chapter Logo Campaign 2017-2018. Watch for details at the OATFACS Meeting in August as well as the FCS Newsletter this fall.
State Farm: Celebrate Safe, Drive Safe
April, May and June are the time of year when high school students celebrate by attending proms and graduation parties. As these celebrations have arrived, it provides a great opportunity for families to have conversations around celebrating safe as their teen drivers get behind the wheel. For more information.

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