Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)

Georgia FCCLA is a nonprofit student organization for young men and women in family and consumer sciences education through grade 12. FCCLA offers members “The Ultimate Leadership Experience.” The variety of programs and projects expand personal leadership potential by targeting career skills, emphasizing family ties, and developing a commitment to service. This integrated approach builds bridges between home, school, and community. FCCLA activities are specifically designed to break down the walls separating technology/career and academic learning. Interdisciplinary approaches target different learning styles, from individual projects that strengthen critical thinking and decision-making skills to team projects and cooperative learning activities. The mission of FCCLA 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.