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What We Do

Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America is a national youth leadership organization for young men and women in grades 6-12.  It is a Career and Technical Student Organization that has family as its central focus.  Our mission is to promote personal growth and leadership development through Family and Consumer Sciences Education.  


The New Jersey Association of Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America has a membership of over 9,300 middle and high school members.  The association provides challenging and fun competitive events, valuable leadership workshops, and exciting state conferences for its members.  NJ FCCLA offers opportunities for leadership development and preparation for adult life.  The theme for the 2015-2016 school year is "EMPOWER."

Family, Career, and Community Leaders of American (FCCLA)

Schedule of Events: 2015-2016

Meetings Held in Room 134   Advisor – Mrs. Worster


Sept.     9         FCCLA Officers’ Meeting

Sept.    21         Advisors’ Meeting, J.P. Stevens HS, Edison

Sept.    23        General Membership Meeting Dues $20.

Sept.   24        Community Service- Courtyard Herb Garden

Sept.   30        Open House – Parents Refreshments

Oct.      07        General Membership Meeting   Dues $20. Fall Leadership Conference Plans  $40.

Oct.      21         Fall Leadership Conference Deadline – all registration must be in                         Power of One

Oct.      22        General Membership Meeting Dues $20. Banner 

                         Home Coming Dance - Root Beer Float

Oct.   TBA       Open House @ Firehouse Community Service

Nov.      12         General Membership Meeting Fall conference competition workshop

Nov.      19         General Membership Meeting/Fall Conference Participants

Nov.      23        Fall Conference in Edison, NJ   Cost $40.

Dec.      10         General Membership Meeting: State Conference Plans Competition

Dec.   TBA       Holiday Celebration: General Membership Meeting

Additional meetings will be scheduled as needed


Jan.      9         Boot Camp at JPStevens HS in Edison $40.

Jan.      20        Program Cover Design Due

Meetings scheduled throughout the month to work on competitive projects.

Mar.   22 & 23 State Leadership Conference Cherry Hill, NJ Tues. & Wed.


Additional meetings will be scheduled as needed