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CALIFORNIA FCCLA Makes the Difference

...for Students

The Competitive Recognition Events program gives students opportunities to apply skills learned in the home economics careers and technology classroom, and to receive local, state, and national recognition for their accomplishments.

Gaining Skills For Life
California FCCLA offers members opportunities for developing leadership skills, exploring career paths, interacting with school and community members and coordinating chapter programs. Today, these skills are developed through FCCLA activities and the home economics careers and technology curriculum.

Providing Leadership Opportunities
For the past 67 years, the California FCCLA has provided leadership experiences to students at four levels of the organization by developing a strong network consisting of chapter, region, state, and national structures. Elected officers at each level are responsible for planning and implementing activities such as the Region Officers Training Conference and annual State Leadership Meeting.

Applying Skills Learned in Curriculum
California FCCLA offers the Competitive Recognition Events program for students to apply skills learned in the classroom and to receive recognition for their accomplishments. The CRE program consists of 20 events; such as Culinary Arts Display, Energy and Resource Conservation, Job Application and Interview and Fashion Design. Corporations and institutions provide support for the program with cash donations, scholarships and prizes for the state winners.


California FCCLA Makes the Difference

...for Instructors

Benefiting Instructors
California FCCLA provides home economics careers and technology instructors with the opportunity to accomplish the learning objectives of the curriculum with a "hands-on/learning by doing" program that makes learning more realistic and relevant.

Enriching Classrooms
Quality secondary home economics careers and technology education programs include California FCCLA as a intra-curricular teaching strategy to extend and  enrich classroom instruction. The home economics careers and technology curriculum becomes alive as teachers guide students in developing leadership skills, exploring career paths, interacting with school and community members, and participating in chapter activities. What students learn in the home economics careers and technology class goes hand-in-hand with activities in California FCCLA.


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California FCCLA has allowed me to be come the person I have always wanted to be, but never achieved. Joining this organization has molded me into a passionate and persevering person.

Jennifer Ho
Region 5, Santa Clara