Arizona FCCLA

FCCLA Misson Statement

The FCCLA Mission is 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 vocational preparation.

8 Purposes of FCCLA
  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 education and related occupations.

The FCCLA Planning Process

The FCCLA Five Step Planning Process is the chapter management tool that helps members select and carry out projects to fit their needs and concerns. It is also a great tool for advisors too! Use it to identify steps to starting a new chapter!

  • Identify Concerns: Brainstorm concerns, evaluate listed concerns, and narrow to one workable ideas.
  • Set a Goal: Get a clear mental picture of what you want to accomplish.
  • Write it down and evaluate it.
  • Form a Plan: Figure out the who, what, when, where and how of your plan.
  • Act: Carry out the project and keep a record of your progress.
  • Follow Up: Evaluate the project, thank people involved and recognize participants.
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