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Other than the 50 states, who else has FCCLA chapters?

1. District of Columbia
2. Puerto Rico
3. Virgin Islands

Who is eligible to be in FCCLA?

anyone who has be in or is currently taking a FACS class

What is the focus of FCCLA?


What is the official national FCCLA website?

What are the five areas of the FCCLA mission?

1. character development
2. creative & critical thinking
3. interpersonal communication
4. practical knowledge
5. career preparation

How many purposes does FCCLA have?


What is the FCCLA motto?

Toward New Horizons

What are the FCCLA colors?

red & white

What does red symbolize?

strength, courage & determination

What does white symbolize?

symbolizes sincerity of purpose and integrity of action

What is the FCCLA flower?

red rose

What does the red rose represent?

1. the organization by giving joy through beauty and fragrance
2. a desire for beauty in everyday living

What was the FCCLA emblem designed to represent?

a dynamic organization bound for the future

What does the collegiate lettering of the emblem represent?

a focus on education and student leadership

What does the swooping arch that surrounds the emblem represent?

an active organization moving towards new arenas

How may the organization's emblem be used?

only in conjunction with programs and activities directly related to the missions and purposes of FCCLA

Where should the emblem be worn?

1. Over the heart
2. On jacket pocket

How may the emblem be combined with other emblems?

It cannot be combined with other organization emblems or seals or in combination with the school's name.

Who may wear the FCCLA pin?

1. members
2. advisers
3. honorary members
4. Alumni & Associates members
5. chapter parents

Where should the FCCLA pins be worn?

over the heart with the guard lower than the pin

What is the FCCLA tagline?

The Ultimate Leadership Experience

When was the tagline adopted?


What is the printer red that is the correct red for the FCCLA emblem & logo?

PMS 185

What colors can the logo be printed or screened in according to the organization?

red, white & black only

If the FCCLA logo is combined with other logos, how far apart should they be?

1/2 inch minimum

On what items must the FCCLA tagline appear?

1. all FCCLA publications for external use
2. websites
3. advertising

What items is the FCCLA tagline recommended, but not required?

1. email signatures of national & state staff
2. officer email
3. banners & signs
4. note cards
5. gifts

On what items is the FCCLA tagline not required?

1. patches on uniforms
2. lapel pins
3. award plaques & certificated

When are ceremonies used by FCCLA?

1. celebrate
2. reflect on traditions and accomplishments

Where was the National meeting held this past summer?

Nashville, TN

What birthday for FCCLA was celebrated at the National meeting in Chicago in 2010?


Where will the National Leadership Conference be held the summer of 2014 (coming summer)?

San Antiono, TX

Where are the National Cluster Meetings this fall?

November 15-17
Spokane, Washington

November 22-24
Charlotte, North Carolina

November 22-24
Omaha, Nebraska

What was the theme of the national meeting this past summer?

Imagination in Action

What is the theme of the cluster meetings?

Raising the Bar

Who is the National President?

Kaylen Larson from Minnesota

What are the five basic components of an FCCLA chapter?

1. membership
2. adviser
3. leadership
4. meetings
5. projects

Which nation program concentrates on developing leadership skills?

Dynamic Leadership

Which national program empowers students to recognize their personal strengths and develop those thru individual projects?

Power of One

Which national program focuses on improving leadership skills on the job?

Leaders at Work

Which national program concentrates on giving your time, energy, talents and skill to improve the quality of life for others?

Community Service

Which national program focuses on traffic saftey?

FACTS: Families Acting for Community Traffic Safety

Which national program has as it's purpose to help young people become stron family members and leaders?

Families First

Which national program is an extension of Families First and provides an opportunity to spend a summer with a family in another country?

Japanese Exchange

Which national program focuses on assisting young people in learning how to make, save and spend money wisely?

Financial Fitness

Which national program focuses on issues like bullying, dating violence, etc?

STOP the Violence

Which national program educates others on proper nutrition, exercise and healthy choices?

Student Body

What does STAR stand for?

Students Taking Action with Recognition

Which STAR Event is an Arkansas only events?

1. Creed Recitation

Which officer is in charge of the chapter's finance?


Which officer is on each committee?


Who is the Arkansas FCCLA State Adviser?

Suellen Ward

What are the three 3 Rs of membership?

1. recruitment
2. retention
3. recognition

How much are national dues?


How much are state dues?


What is the National Project?

Share Our Strength

What is the State Project?

Arkansas Rice Depot / Diaper Depot

What is the Executive Council?

Standing Committee that plans and organizes all chapter needs; traditionally comprised of the chapter officers

Who is the official supplier of all FCCLA merchandise?


Where is the National FCCLA Center?

Located in Reston, VA
Dedicated in July of 1983

What is the source for all rules of parlimentary procedure (rules for conducting meetings)?

Roberts Rules of Order

What is a special committee?

Committee appointed as needed and expires when need is no longer apparent.

What is the most important FCCLA activity?

Involving members in projects they create, implement and evaluate

What are the 3 ways of working within FCCLA?

1. cooperative
2. individual
3. compete

What is the earliest phase of project planning?


What is shared leadership?

Process through which chapter members hold joint responsibility for chapter success.

What three names has FCCLA been known by?

1. Future Homemakers of America - FHA
3. Family, Career & Community Leaders of America

When did Arkansas FHA affliliate with the national organization?

October, 1946

What is the oldest youth organization associated with Career Tech?


Where is the state headquarters for FCCLA?

Little Rock, Arkansas

What are the five rules for brainstorming?

1. list every idea
2. don't discuss
3. don't judge
4. allow repetition
5. enjoy the silences

What are the functions of a committe?

1. investigation
2. planning
3. action
4. evaluation

What are the typical FCCLA offices?

Vice-President of Programs
Vice President of Public Relations

How many National Programs are there?


What district is your chapter?

District 1

What is the region for Arkansas chapters?


Which president signed the first national vocational act?

President Woodrow Wilson

What year was the first national vocational act?


What was the name of FHA's sister organization that was for students at black schols?

New Homemakers of America

What organization loaned FHA money to start the organization?

AHEA - American Association of Home Economics

How much start up money did FHA borrow?


Who was the first national adviser for FHA and NHA?

Dr. Hazel Frost

What act provided federal support for Home Economics programs that focused on homemaking education?

George Barden Act

What state was the first to affliliate with FHA?


When was Teen Times first published?


Where was the original headquarters of FHA?

AHEA's headquarters in Washington D.C.

Where was the first national convention held?

Kansas City

What was the original dues cost for being a FHA member?

10 cents

When did FHA and NHA merge and hold their first joint national meeting?

July 1965

What year did the membership of FHA/FCCLA peak?


When did FHA expand to include 'Home Economics Related Occupations - HERO'?


What year was the first male national officer & who was he

1973 Toney Bingham from Washington D.C.

When is FCCLA week?

in February during National Vocations Education Week

Which state was the last of the 53 associattions to affiliate?

Rhode Island

When were the first HERO national officers elected?

July 1979

When was the purchase of the land for the national headquarters approved by the National Board of Directors?

July 1980

When were competitive events particiaption implemented on the national level?

January 1982

When did STAR Events start?

July 1983

When did cluster meetings start?

Fall 1983

When did Teen Times start coming to each individual chapter member?

Fall 1984

When was the Leadership Hall of Fame started?

July 1995

What year was the 'Ultimate Leadership Experience' chosen as the official tagline of FCCLA?

September 2003

When was the first Ultimate State Officer Academy Leadership Training?

July 2005

When was the STAR Events manual posted online?

September 2007

Where is the national headquarters located?

Reston, Virginia

What is the FCCLA tagline?

FCCLA: The Ultimate Leadership Experience

What are the four national FCCLA regions?

North Atlantic, Southern, Central, Pacific

Who is eligible to be a member of FCCLA?

any student who is taking or has taken a family and consumer sciences education course and who pays the appropriate membership dues, or is a part of a middle level or urban chapter affiliation program.

What is a co-curricular FCCLA chapter?

a program that integrates FCCLA chapter activities into the classroom family and consumer sciences program of study.

What is the planning process?

a simple five-step method to help chapter members and advisors plan individual, group or chapter projects and activities

What is youth-centered leadership?

process through which youth members are responsible for planning, carrying out and evaluating chapter projects and activities

What is the mission of FCCLA?

To promote personal growth and leadership development through family and consumer sciences education. Focusing on the multiple roles of family member, wage earner and community leader, members develop skills for life through- character development; creative and critical thinking; interpersonal communication; practical knowledge; and career preparation.

What are the 53 state associations?

the 50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands

Who is the current executive direvtor of FCCLA?

Michael Benjamin

What are bylaws?

the rules adopted by an organization for governing its activities

How is FCCLA financed?

FCCLA is a nonprofit organization funded primarily by membership dues.

What are the official FCCLA colors?


What is the FCCLA motto?

Toward New Horizons

When and where was FHA founded?

June, 1945 in Chicago, Illinois

What is the organization's central focus?

the Family

When and where was the name of the organization changed to FCCLA?

July, 1999; Boston, MA

How many student are involved in FCCLA?

220,000 national members

How many districts are in Arkansas?


Name the five units of power of one?

a better you, family ties, working on working, take the lead, speak out for FCCLA

What national program guides students to develop, plan, carry out and evaluate projects that improve the quality of life in their communities?

community service programs

What is the meaning of the acronym FACTS?

families acting for community traffic safety

What is peer education?

A method of education where teens teach teens- their peers

What is financial fitness program about?

financial fitness is a national FCCLA program that teaches young people to make, save, and spend money wisely

Who is eligible for full scholarships in the japanese exchange program?

members in their sophomore and junior years of high school

What is the meaning of the acronym STOP and the STOP the violence program?

students taking on prevention

What are the three "R's" of the STOP the violence program?

Recognize, Report, and Reduce

What is the name of the national membership campaign?

Be Part of It!

What is membership activity for new FCCLA members?

Step One

What does FCCLA stand for?

Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America

Model good character is an essential for what national Program?

Dynamic Leadership

What does FACTS stand for?

Families Acting for Community Traffic Safety

True or False: at the local level, we are affiliated as clubs

False: Chapters

In what month is National FCCLA month celebrated?


True or False: Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands have FCCLA


How many National officers are on the NEC (national executive council)?


What is the first step in the Planning Process?

Identify Concerns

What STAR event requires participant to fill out an application?

Job Interview

Where does phase II of USA training occure?

Washington D.C. Capital Leadership

Who is eligible to join FCCLA?

students who are enrolled or have been enrolled in Family & Consumer Sciences classes for at least one semester

What act was signed in 1917 to allow vocational classes to be taught in school?

Smith Hughes Act

What class courses does FCCLA support?

Family and Consumer Sciences

What is the first step in the Planning Process?

Identify Concerns

What is the last step of the Planning Process?

Follow Up

In FCCLA, we face the future with what?

warm courage and high hope

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