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Back to School Release 
Chapter Advisers are encouraged to download a copy of the Back to School Mailing.  The Mailing includes important information regarding Fall Regional Leadership Meetings, the current Membership Campaign, and the current State Outreach Project.   Plus it provides information about State Leadership Conference.  Click on the file at the bottom of this page to download a copy of the Back to School Mailing.

Chapter Bylaws 
Your chapter should have their own bylaws. These will help you keep order, establish rules, and are usually required by the school auditor because you collect money. Use the Bylaw sample below to help write your chapter’s bylaws.  

Promoting Your Chapter
Promoting your chapter with your school board is a very important part of what you do. FCCLA National office has released a PDF that will help you plan your school board presentation. See the attached file below: Speaking with Your School Board.

Attached below are several pieces of information that can be used when talking to administrators or parents.  Choose the one that is right for the audience:  PA Brochure to Join FCCLA, PA FCCLA Recruitment Flyer and FCCLA Impact Flyer.

Adviser to Adviser Leaders
Adviser-to-Adviser Leaders are instrumental in creating an adviser network in Pennsylvania and/or utilizing an existing network to assist state advisers with training and promotion of FCCLA. Through leadership, planning and training, Adviser to Adviser leaders are equipped with the tools to help motivate, recruit and retain advisers in Pennsylvania.

    • Challenge thinking
    • Guide discussions
    • Share ideas 
    • Provide handouts/resources
    • Promote membership
    • Serve as a model 
    • Network with advisers

Adviser Mentors
If you are interested in consulting with an Adviser Mentor, please contact Nadine Standley, State Facilitator at

Linking Competitive Events to National Standards and Initiatives
Competitive events strengthen the Family and Consumer Sciences program by increasing student motivation and providing a framework for authentic learning experiences. The attached document at the bottom of this page crosswalks each STAR Event and Skill Demonstration Event to the National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences, Common Career Technical Core Career Ready Practices, Career Clusters, 21st Century Skills, and the FCCLA National Programs. 

Debra Yablinsky,
Oct 23, 2015, 6:44 AM
Sasha G,
Sep 16, 2013, 6:29 PM
Debra Yablinsky,
Aug 13, 2018, 8:47 AM
Debra Yablinsky,
Aug 19, 2017, 5:32 AM
Debra Yablinsky,
Aug 30, 2019, 1:42 PM
Debra Yablinsky,
Aug 19, 2017, 5:09 AM
Sasha Roble,
Sep 20, 2014, 3:21 PM