State Outreach Project

Act Today, For a Better Tomorrow


The PA FCCLA State Outreach Project involves chapters creating projects that suit your local situation and correspond with a National Program.  Choose the type of task that interests you and decide with which National Program it associates.  It is important that members understand that our chapter activities should align with the National Programs. 


To earn State Recognition:  Do any three tasks.  The tasks can be done one or more times.  For example, you can do three Community Service Projects.  Your chapter members will earn community service items for their resumes.  

If your chapter attends State Leadership Conference and has completed three tasks, chapter members will be invited to a special event during State Leadership Conference.  


Submit by February 15:

Email your list of tasks to three people:

Vice President of Programs, Madelynne Kaufman, mkaufman@pafccla.org
Her adviser Jonathan Hall: jhall@wrsd.org

State Facilitator Nadine Standley:  nstandley@pa.gov


Posting your tasks on social media (Instagram and FaceBook) with the #PAFCCLA.


Choose your tasks:

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National Program Award Opportunity

While the State Outreach Project is done when the above three tasks are complete, you can use those three tasks to submit a National Program Award application.  If you match the three tasks with the same national program, the tasks will provide you with great materials for the award application.  (Curriculum for National Programs are available to PA FCCLA advisers from our state facilitator.)


To submit for a National Program Award:

If you are interested in using this project to submit a National Program Award application, do three tasks focusing on the same National Program.  Award applications are found on the FCCLA Affiliation Portal under the Program Awards Tab.

Program Award Tips


Example for a National Program Award:  Invite a guest speaker to an FCCLA meeting or school assembly to talk about dating abuse awareness, Create a bulletin board at school about dating abuse awareness hotlines and resources, and Hold a poster contest advocating for dating safety.  Use the three activities to submit a Stand Up National Program Award application.


Example for a National Program Award: Sponsor a family reading night at your elementary school or local library to celebrate families, Sponsor a family drive to help families overcome obstacles by providing food, toys, or clothing, and Sponsor a family resources event where the parents are involved in workshops that teach parenting skills and the children are involved in activities with FCCLA members.  Use the three activities to submit a Families First National Program Award application.


Example for a National Program Award:  Create a presentation on Healthy Snacks to present to teens and provide tasting samples,  Sponsor a guest speaker on a mental health issue like Dealing with Stress, and Sponsor a series of workshops for teens about expressing emotions in a healthy way.  Use the three activities to submit a Student Body National Program Award application.