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March is National Nutrition Month! Visit the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Web site below for resources that can be used to promote healthy food choices and physical activity. This is a great opportunity for FCCLA members to plan community activities and projects related to nutrition and healthy living!
We have all heard the phrase, “attitude is everything”. Well, this kid has a great attitude about life! You can’t help but smile after watching his inspirational message. I encourage you to take a minute to watch this video and share with your students and anyone else who needs a little pep talk.
A Pep Talk from Kid President
2013 Safer Texas Public Service Announcement Contest
One of the goals of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) is to empower young people to make smart decisions while online or in the real world. In 2013, the Texas Regional Office will be holding the first ever Safer Texas Video Public Service Announcement (PSA) Contest for Texas high school students. The contest is open to Texas high school students, ages 14 to 18, who wish to make our state a safer place.
For more informatin visit the Web site below.
The Toyota Teen Driver Video Challenge is now open for entries. This challenge invites teens to share their most creative ideas to help promote teen safe driving habits. Entries are due by Feb. 14, 2013. This would be a great project for FCCLA members and chapters! For contest information see the link below.
Toyota Teen Driver Video Challenge
The Texas Tech University Graduate Program in Family and Consumer Sciences Education will be offering an online course focused on Advising FCCLA Chapters during the first summer session, June 5th-July 6th.
This course is open to any graduate-level student interested in learning more about FCCLA. The course would be an appropriate elective in a post-baccalaureate FCS Education teacher preparation program, an FCS Education Master’s program (check with your adviser), or anyone interested in learning more about advising FCCLA chapters.
Enrollment will require that a student apply for graduate temporary admission at Texas Tech, http://www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool/admissions/how.php.
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The cost (tuition and fees) for the course is approximately $1,200, and it will be worth 3 credit hours. Tuition and fee estimate is based upon Texas Residency. IF you are not a resident of Texas, please contact Dr. Karen Alexander for other enrollment options.
Students will be expected to purchase FCCLA related educational materials for their textbooks and a web camera with microphone headset.
The purpose of this course is to introduce the FCCLA organization and its programs to new advisers or advisers and classroom teachers who want to learn more about the organization. FCCLA is the national career and technical education organization for students enrolled in Family and Consumer Sciences Education through grade twelve. Topics include history and philosophy of FCCLA, affiliating and governing a chapter, educational and service related projects, individual and chapter STAR Events, integrating FCCLA activities with the FCS curriculum, educational and support materials, and publicizing and promoting FCCLA.
For specific course information, please contact Dr. Karen Alexander, firstname.lastname@example.org.