Consider the strength and continued growth of Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs) such as DECA, FBLA, FFA, FCCLA
, HOSA, and Skills USA.
Consider the words that FCCLA
tested and how they scored:
students nationwide organized fundraising drives for Feed The Children as part of an initiative for the FCCLA
2008-2009 National Outreach Project to raise awareness about child hunger in America.
Tracey Eatherton has been teaching secondary FACS and advising FCCLA
members for 25 years.
To get her "Backpack Buddies" program off the ground, Aubrie sought the approval of fellow FCCLA
club members and school officials, publicized her plan, recruited student volunteers, and wrote informational letters to parents.
More than 220,000 students in 7,000 FCCLA
chapters nationwide to compete for most effective community outreach programs
CTSO Teacher Gender Race Age Level of Years Advisor Education Teaching Diane F White 58 Master's 8 FCCLA
Amy F White 57 Master's 13 FEA Gina F White 58 Master's 22 FEA + 15 Jackie F Black 52 Doctorate 15 FCCLA
Lori F White 58 Bachelor's 24 FEA, FCCLA
Mary F White 61 Master's 16 FEA, + 15 FCCLA
Sheila F White 55 Bachelor's 7 No + 15 Karen F White 50 Master's 15 FCCLA
+ 15 Melissa F White 35 Bachelor's 13 FCCLA
+ 15 Robin3 F Black 57 Bachelor's 29 FCCLA
+ 15 Note: All participant names are pseudonyms.
As president of her FCCLA
chapter, Katherine recruited members to help plan and coordinate the outing, which featured a guided tour of Clark's Creek South and North Park, games, activities and investigative experiments dealing with animal habitats and behavior, photosynthesis, pollution prevention and predator-prey relationships.
These students, supported by award-winning adviser Beth Goforth, have excelled in competitions and have held state and national FCCLA
Today's students benefit from learning about community service and leadership, as well as making healthy choices and becoming productive family and community members--skills they may begin learning in high school through career and technical student organizations like FCCLA
She also conducted a workshop for 150 FCCLA
members and advisers on how to sponsor the course in their communities, and distributed her self-protection pamphlets to area clinics, public libraries and schools.
Although she is well-known for her notable and numerous accomplishments as a leader on the boards of the National Association Teachers of Family and Consumer Sciences, FCCLA
and ACTE, she considers her greatest legacy to be her students.