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Mark your calendars for October 12-15, 2014, to join us in Washington, D.C!


2014 Capitol Leadership Registration Information & Policies

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Capitol Leadership Tentative Schedule

Hill Visit Instructions

White House Tour Guidelines

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Capitol Leadership Housing

All housing reservations must be made directly with the Omni Shoreham, the official conference hotel. Attendees are required to stay at the official conference hotel October 12 - 15.

Omni Shoreham
2500 Calvert St NW
Washington, DC 20008
(202) 234-0700 

To make reservations call 1-800-THE-OMNI (1-800-843-6664) 24 hours a day and reference "FCCLA Capitol Leadership" to receive the conference rate. Please ensure that all attendees are listed on the room reservation(s).You may also complete the rooming list template found here

Rooming list templates should be emailed to Christy Christy, Omni Housing Coordinator, at Questions regarding room reservations should be directed to Christy by email or by phone at (202) 234-0700.

Leadership Academy: Expert Advocate Information

As a student participant at Capitol Leadership, you will be automatically enrolled in the Expert Advocate concentration of the Leadership Academy, so you’ll earn national-level recognition for your participation at the training.  If you plan on attending, there are a few prerequisite online courses you’ll need to complete before you arrive in D.C.  Online course access will be granted when the registration form is received.  Please check your email for access information.

  • CCR 102 Government Basics
  • FCCLA 106 Elevator Speeches
  • FCCLA 230 Education Language & Policy

At Capitol Leadership, you’ll take part in the following Leadership Academy courses:

  • CCR 310 Critical Thinking & Persuasion
  • FCCLA 310 Promoting FCCLA
  • FCCLA 325 Current Issues in FCCLA
  • LEAD 104 Networking
  • LEAD 201 Etiquette
  • LEAD 202 Identifying Stakeholders & Gaining Support
  • LEAD 208 Advanced Professionalism
  • LEAD 209 Beyond Networking
  • LEAD 405 Advocacy

Following Capitol Leadership, you’ll need to complete two additional online courses to fulfill the Expert Advocate concentration requirements:

  • FCCLA 352 Hill Visit Practicum
  • LEAD 305 Advocacy at Home

All Expert Advocate concentration completers will receive a certificate, Expert Advocate pin, and recognition online and at the 2015 National Leadership Conference


White House Tours

If you have signed up for the White House Tour or the White House Kitchen – Garden Tour you will need to fill out the form here and email it to before August 15. Please ensure that every section is completed for every member of your group. If any information is missing your group may not be approved to visit the White House.


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