INSIDE: Behind the Scenes of Headquarters

Behind the Scenes of Headquarters By Makayla Hendricks, National Vice-President of Public Relations Have you ever wondered what’s behind the doors of 1910 Association Drive, Reston, Virginia? Yes, it’s full of offices, computers, and conference rooms, but there’s a lot more to it. Let’s take a look inside the rich history this building provides. Construction […]

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INSIDE: How New Jersey Made an IMPACT

How New Jersey Made an IMPACT by Rohit Iyer, National Vice-President of Finance   This year, New Jersey FCCLA was able to assist members and advisers through a grant from the IMPACT (Investment in Members and Partnerships and Assistance for Chapters and Teachers) Fund by offering scholarships to attend the annual Leadership Boot Camp.  Members […]

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INSIDE: Member, Adviser, and Chapter Highlight

Member, Adviser, and Chapter Highlight by Makayla Hendricks, National Vice-President of Public Relations   Our member highlight this month is Traeton Dansby from Oklahoma.  Traeton recently appeared on a local radio station and a live television interview to promote FCCLA during FCCLA Week. Way to go, Traeton! National FCCLA would like to highlight one of […]

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INSIDE: Social Media Do’s & Don’ts

Social Media Do’s & Don’ts Why is it important to pay attention to how you’re using social media? You may have heard that hiring managers, college admissions offices, and virtually anyone hiring will look at social media sites before making their decisions about potential employees.  This is true! How can you make sure that you’re […]

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INSIDE: Join the Membership Challenge!

Join the Membership Challenge! By Nathon Taylor, National Vice-President of Membership   I believe I speak for any current or past FCCLA member when I say that I wouldn’t be the person I am today without this great organization. We meet amazing people, hear inspiring stories, explore career pathways, develop life skills, and learn more about […]

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INSIDE: Parliamentary Procedure in Modern Times

Parliamentary Procedure in Modern Times By Raniel Mendoza, National Vice-President of Parliamentary Law   Parliamentary who? Robert’s Rules of what?  Who is Robert? These are all perfect questions when getting right into parliamentary procedure, a set of rules of conduct at meetings intended to allow everyone an opportunity to be heard and to make decisions […]

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INSIDE: Advocating with State and Local Government

Advocating with State and Local Government Nathon Taylor,  National Vice-President of Membership   Have you ever heard the term, “Perkins Funding”? If not, this is the perfect time to become more informed! The Perkins Fund, often referred to as the Carl D. Perkins Fund, exists to financially support Career and Technical Education courses as well […]

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INSIDE: Looking for National Recognition?

Looking for National Recognition?  Garrett Christiaens, Vice President of Programs   On the National Level, we know how hard you work throughout the year. You not only volunteer in your communities, prepare competitive events, fundraise, or run for leadership positions, but you also might take the time to implement a National Program in Action, and […]

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INSIDE: FCCLA Week 2016

FCCLA Week: Ideas on How to Get involved Makayla Hendricks, National V.P. of Public Relations   February 7th-13rd of 2016 is FCCLA Week and it’s coming up next week! If you haven’t started planning fun and exciting things to do with your chapter, it’s not too late. This is a great week to get your members […]

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INSIDE: The Fight for Family and Consumer Sciences Education

The Fight for Family and Consumer Sciences Education By Monica Jones, National Vice-President of Development   You’ve heard it a million times. “I wish my high school had offered a class where I learned how to balance a checkbook.” “I can graph an inverse function, but I can’t file my own taxes.” “High schools should […]

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