Hey- do you want FUN, LEARNING and OPPORTUNTIES FOR TRAVEL, RESUME BUILDING and NEW FRIENDS? Make the month of September a month to market all that FCCLA has to offer! Start off a new school year with a FCCLA chapter activity.
Here are 10 ideas for the start of a new year!
1.VIDEO INTRODUCTION: Use the http://vimeo.com/56939150 video posted on the www.mnfccla.org website IN THE NEWS as an introduction to FCCLA.[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CVIHIaMsTcM[/youtube] Here is a video of all the fun at the National FCCLA Conference
2.WORD OF MOUTH; Ask alumni or former officers and FCCLA leaders to make a presentation to your potential members.
3.USE INSPIRING QUOTES: Use quotes from members to inspire others to join FCCLA.
4.PARENTS WANT QUALITY EXPERIENCES FOR THEIR STUDENTS: Plan a parent’s night to introduce them to the dynamic opportunities that FCCLA can offer their students.
5.A PICTURE IS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS: Make a bulletin board of recent FCCLA events, photos and examples of what has happened in FCCLA.
6.SLOGANS: Develop a slogan for attracting new interest in FCCLA
7.BRING FCCLA TO THEM AT ANOTHER EVENT: Use a football or volleyball game, another school activity and set up a table, bring a message or tell the participants about FCCLA’s dynamic programs.
8.SOCIAL MEDIA MESSAGE WITH CURRENT MEMBERS: Post a video, Facebook message or tweets from members to potential members.
9.SERVICE PROJECT NIGHT: Use a service project to market FCCLA as members who care. Do leaf raking for elders, do a school service effort, help senior citizens with e mails, or do a children’s event during a school activity. Be known as the teens with a mission!
10.BRING IN THE EXPERTS: Invite a region, state, national or peer ed officer to come to your school.
Use the expertise and enthusiasm of state and regional officers to build new interest in your school. FCCLA is a dynamic and effective youth-led leadership organization Contact the Family and Consumer Sciences teacher in your school and ask them to get involved with FCCLA!