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about

Texas Association, Family, Career and Community Leaders of America

 

What is FCCLA?

FCCLA is the only career and technical in-school student organization with the family as the central focus. Participation in state and national programs and chapter activities help members become strong leaders in family, careers and communities.

 

Who can join?

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America is a nonprofit national Career and Technical Student Organization for young men and women enrolled in Family and Consumer Sciences education in public and private schools, grades 7-12.

Where can I join?

Talk to your school's FCS teacher and ask if there is a local chapter. If not, ask your teacher if they would like to be an advisor and create a new chapter.

What can FCCLA do for you?

With FCCLA, youth learn how to make a difference in their families, communities, and future careers. Members learn important life skills such as leadership, planning, goal setting, problem solving, decision-making, and interpersonal communication!

FCCLA Strategic Goals

1. Promote FCCLA as the premier youth leadership organization.

2. Refine and Strengthen services and resources for stakeholders.

3. Expand and Invest in internal and external relations.

 

FCCLA History Timeline

 

FCCLA Purposes

  1. To provide opportunities for personal development and preparation for adult life.

  2. To strengthen the function of the family as a basic unit of society.

  3. To encourage democracy through cooperative action in the home and community.

  4. To encourage individual and group involvement in helping achieve global cooperation and harmony.

  5. To promote greater understanding between youth and adults.

  6. To provide opportunities for making decisions and for assuming responsibilities.

  7. To prepare for the multiple roles of men and women in today's society.

  8. To promote family and consumer sciences and related occupations.

Governance

Board of Directors

Texas FCCLA is governed by our Board of Directors. Click above on the link to get a full list of the current Board of Directors.

Officers and Leadership Team

Texas FCCLA is a student led organization with equal representation from each of the five regions across the state. These are the leadership team and region and state officers of Texas.

Constitution and Bylaws

The region and state bylaws can be downloaded by clicking the links in this description. If there are ever any questions about the contents of the constitution please contact the state office.