Thank you to all who attended the 2019 National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, CA! The conference was a tremendous success thanks to the support from our members, advisers, volunteers, and sponsors! Take a look a the NLC in Review video for highlights from the conference.




General Information

FCCLA sponsors educational leadership training events that promote leadership development throughout the year in various parts of the country. Our conferences are a great place to network, develop your leadership skills, compete on a regional and national level, and interact with businesses and colleges/universities specializing in FCS degrees. For more information on our meetings and conferences email


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FCCLA Exhibits Program

Exhibitors provide students and advisers attending national meetings and conferences with information about career options, educational resources, fundraisers, and training opportunities. Companies and organizations are invited to be part of a nationally sponsored event and get direct exposure to thousands of FCCLA members from across the country. For more information, contact Partnerships at


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Capitol Leadership


During Capitol Leadership, students will receive training focusing on networking, professionalism, strategic planning, and advocacy around key teen-centered current issues. Students will advocate for Family and Consumer Sciences and Career and Technical Education by showing policymakers how their support for education impacts teens in preparing to be college- and career-ready. An important aspect of Capitol Leadership features today’s teens meeting with their representatives to explain the importance of continued support for the Strengthening Career and Technical Education Act. Capitol Leadership is the first of several large gatherings FCCLA will host throughout the school year to provide similar opportunities to students around the nation.


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2020 Chapter Adviser Summit

The Chapter Adviser Summit provides professional development opportunities designed specifically for Family and Consumer Sciences Education teachers looking to excel in the classroom and in FCCLA. The program is developed by FCCLA National Staff and the National Consultant Team. Attendees will be able to receive insights on the 2020 National Leadership Conference, receive program updates, share ideas, and network.


Chapter Adviser Summit Guide

Chapter Adviser Summit Justification Letter


National Fall Conference



National Leadership Conference

Our National Leadership Conferences are a chance for FCCLA members from across the country to gather and network with fellow members, attend FCCLA program workshops, leadership sessions, and participate in national STAR Events while traveling to a new destination. With over 7,500 attendees the National Leadership Conference is FCCLA’s largest annual event where members and advisers are recognized for their accomplishments made throughout the school year.

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Industry Immersion

Join a select group of Junior/Senior FCCLA members and their advisers in the Windy City for the first FCCLA Industry Immersion that will take place during the National Restaurant Show in Chicago, May 17-20, 2019. This inaugural Industry Immersion will focus on the Hospitality and Tourism pathway and reveal more career opportunities in this field than you ever imagined. As part of this Industry Immersion attendees will see extensive options for careers in this pathway as well as engage in behind the scenes opportunities, experience traditional food from Chicago during a food tour, and visit iconic venues in the city. This will be an adventure of a lifetime as attendees use their time at the National Restaurant Show to be creative, engage with industry professionals and specialists, and gain a more in-depth understanding of the world of hospitality.


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Industry Immersion Application


Future Events


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