Family Career and Community Leaders of America

Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America, Inc. is a nonprofit national Career and Technical Student Organization serving students in Family and Consumer Sciences education in public and private schools through grade 12 and some post-secondary.  FCCLA is the only national career and technical student organization with the family as its central focus. Since 1945, FCCLA members have been making a difference in their families, careers, and communities by addressing important personal, work, and societal issues through Family and Consumer Sciences education. Today over 237,000 members and more than 7,000 advisers in over 5,100 chapters are active in a network of state and territory associations, the FCCLA family continues to expand and thrive, fostering a vibrant community of passionate individuals committed to making a difference.

Our Mission

FCCLA’s 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
  • Career and Technical preparation

Our Purposes

  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 and related occupations

FCCLA Prepares You for the Ultimate Leadership Experience

Alabama FCCLA State Officers

The Alabama FCCLA Association has six state officers elected at the state conference who make up the State Executive Council.

Alabama FCCLA Executive Council

The Alabama FCCLA Executive Council is comprised of the FCCLA state adviser, current state officers, and advisers to the current state officers.

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