Upcoming Webinars

Check out our upcoming webinars below.


"Connecting Design to Practical Careers in Fashion"
Presented by: FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising
Thursday, February 25 – 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM ET

During this webinar, FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising will present a 15-minute preview of three of its fashion-related classroom presentations, and highlight activities that will coordinate additional student, hands-on, creative education, and fun. This webinar will provide FCCLA Advisers and FCS Educators with a preview of presentations and activities available for scheduling with FIDM's College Representatives as the host, either in-person (if applicable) or virtually, throughout the United States. These FIDM presentations are designed to support the classroom curriculum and are provided as a service to FIDM's valuable partners, in the educational community.

Click below to view a detailed description of three presentation previews that FIDM will showcase.​​​​​​

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    PREVIEW #1: THE ART OF FASHION ILLUSTRATION

    Fashion Design is a multi-faceted field requiring artistry, as well as technical expertise. The Art of Fashion Illustration gives students a realistic approach by incorporating many areas. Students will learn to draw a croquis, the figure outline on which designs are sketched and how to draw clothing and visualize texture.

    PREVIEW #2: RUNWAY FASHION MEETS WEARABLE CLOTHING:  PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

    Product Development is the process of bringing new products or services based on existing trends to the market/consumers. Runway Fashion Meets Wearable Clothing:  Product Development provides students an opportunity to learn the product development process, as they become visionaries in a challenge that involves adapting a current trend to a store's specific brand and target consumer.

    PREVIEW #3: BEHIND THE DESIGN: CAREERS IN THE APPAREL INDUSTRY

    Behind the Design: Careers in the Apparel Industry offers students a glimpse into the dynamic range of careers available in this ever-evolving industry:  Visual Communications, Merchandise Marketing and Planning, Digital Advertising, Product Development, Manufacturing, Trend Forecasting, Social Media, and Fashion Design. In this Webinar, FIDM will focus on careers in Merchandise Marketing, Trend Forecasting and Fashion Design.

This webinar will not be recorded and will only be available for live viewing. It will be presented twice, first at 4:00 PM ET and again at 6:00 PM ET on Thursday, February 25, 2021.

*This webinar is open to FCCLA Advisers and FCS Educators.
*Pre-registration required.


"The Design of Space & Communicating It Visually"
Presented by: FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising
Thursday, March 4 – 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM ET

During this webinar, FIDM will present a 15-minute preview of three of its visual/interior design-related classroom presentation, and highlight activities that will coordinate for the additional student, hands-on, creative education and fun. This webinar will provide FCCLA Advisers and FCS Educators with a preview of presentations and activities available for scheduling with FIDM's College Representatives as the host, either in-person (if applicable) or virtually, throughout the United States. These FIDM presentations are designed to support the classroom curriculum and are provided as a service to FIDM's valuable partners, in the educational community.

Click below to view a detailed description of three presentation previews that FIDM will showcase.

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      preview #1: designing for a lifestyle: interior design

      • Interior Designers draw upon a wide variety of skills to achieve the desired look of an interior space. They read blueprints, make architectural changes, and select wall, window, and floor treatments. In Designing for a Lifestyle: Interior Design, students will work in teams to design a space for a client, pulling their inspiration from their client's favorite piece of art.

      preview #2: Setting the stage with creative design: entertainment set design & decoration

      • Set Design and Decoration adds credibility to movies, television shows, and theatre productions while enhancing the storyline. The Set Decorator plans and coordinates the furniture, draperies, accessories, artwork, and other props. Setting the Stage with Creative Design: Entertainment Set Design & Decoration allows the students to design new props to be added to existing movie and TV shows sets in this interactive exercise.

      preview #3: designing inside the box: exploring the innovation field of visual communications

      • Visual Communications pros are experts at conveying the perfect message or pulling together the perfect outfit and making it look like a work of art. Designing Inside the Box: Exploring the Innovative Field of Visual Communications presents the many career paths in Visual Communications, and the opportunities within this creative field in the Retail, Event Planning, Entertainment, and Exhibition industries. Students will be led through a series of design and marketing challenges, including creating a window display concept, planning an in-store promotional event, and creating a pop-up shop, for a targeted brand.

    This webinar will not be recorded and will only be available for live viewing. It will be presented twice, first at 4:00 PM ET and again at 6:00 PM ET on Thursday, March 4, 2021.

    *This webinar is open to FCCLA Advisers and FCS Educators.
    *Pre-registration required.


    "Marketing and Advertising in the Creative Business World"
    Presented by: FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising
    Thursday, March 25 – 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM ET

    During this webinar, FIDM will present a 15-minute preview of three of its creative business and marketing-related classroom presentations, and highlight activities that will coordinate for additional student, hands-on, creative education and fun. This webinar will provide FCCLA Advisers and FCS Educators with a preview of presentations and activities available for scheduling with FIDM's College Representatives as the host, either in-person (if applicable) or virtually, throughout the United States. These FIDM presentations are designed to support the classroom curriculum and are provided as a service to FIDM's valuable partners, in the educational community.

    Click below to view a detailed description of three presentation previews that FIDM will showcase.

      • Additional Webinar Information

        preview #1: the future is now: social, digital, and new media marketing

        • The Future is Now: Social, Digital, and New Media Marketing is an interactive presentation where students will learn the importance of social, digital, and new media marketing, the enormous impact it has across many industries, and the skills required to work in this field. They will learn how brands develop social media marketing campaigns and then put their knowledge to the test by developing their own campaigns.

        preview #2: behind the design: careers in the apparel industry

        • Behind the Design: Careers in the Apparel Industry offers students a glimpse into the dynamic range of careers available in this ever-evolving industry: Visual Communications, Merchandise Marketing and Planning, Digital Advertising, Product Development, Manufacturing, Trend Forecasting, Social Media, and Fashion Design. In this webinar, FIDM will focus on careers in Digital Advertising and Social Media.

        preview #3: tools to land the job

        • Four written tools can make all the difference in the world. Tools to Land the Job advises students about writing a cover letter, resume, and thank-you letter. Students will also explore the most effective ways to fill out an application and some of the latest techniques to make each of these documents memorable. Having the right tools to land the job is a fundamental part of the job search process.

      This webinar will not be recorded and will only be available for live viewing. It will be presented twice, first at 4:00 PM ET and again at 6:00 PM ET.

      *This webinar is open to FCCLA Advisers and FCS Educators.
      *Pre-registration required.


      "Embracing Creativity and the Art of Subconscious Language"
      Presented by: FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising
      Thursday, April 8 – 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM ET

      During this webinar, FIDM will present a 20-minute preview of two of its Family and Consumer Sciences and business-related classroom presentations, and highlight activities that will coordinate for additional student, hands-on, creative education, and fun. This webinar will provide FCCLA Advisers and FCS Educators with a preview of presentations and activities available for scheduling with FIDM's College Representatives as the host, either in-person (if applicable) or virtually, throughout the United States. These FIDM presentations are designed to support the classroom curriculum and are provided as a service to FIDM's valuable partners, in the educational community.

      Click below to view a detailed description of two presentation previews that FIDM will showcase.

        • Additional Webinar Information

          preview #1: beyond words: the subconscious language of body & dress

          • Beyond Words: The Subconscious Language of Body & Dress is a highly interactive presentation, where students will discover the eight types of nonverbal communication and the power each one holds.

          preview #2: discovering your creative abilities

          • As students take an inspiring journey through the creative process, they will learn that creativity is not an elusive ability possessed by a few. Every job requires some type of creativity. Your students will explore the mysteries of creativity by learning the difference between left-brain and right-brain "thinking" and "seeing" through exercises in drawing, visualization, analogy, and brainstorming.

        This webinar will not be recorded and will only be available for live viewing. It will be presented twice, first at 4:00 PM ET and again at 6:00 PM ET on Thursday, April 8, 2021.

        *This webinar is open to FCCLA Advisers and FCS Educators.
        *Pre-registration required.


        "1900-Present Day: U.S. History Through Fashion"
        Presented by: FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising
        Thursday, April 22 – 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM ET

        During this webinar, FIDM will present in its entirety, Fabric of America. This is normally offered for a 50-minute (bell schedule) high school period.

        This webinar will not be recorded and will only be available for live viewing. It will be presented twice, first at 4:00 PM ET and again at 6:00 PM ET.

        *This webinar is open to FCCLA Advisers and FCS Educators.
        *Pre-registration required.

        Presentation: fabric of America: U.S. History through fashion

        • From haute couture for the elite to the fast-fashions of today. Fabric of America: U.S. History Through Fashion explores how events such as World Wars, economic and environmental disasters, artistic movements, and technology influenced what Americans wore. The Fashion industry is a trillion dollar global industry that ebbs and flows with changes in society. The period studied (1900-present day) shows the most rapid transformation in apparel in the United States.

        Members develop skills for life through: character development, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and career preparation.