Power of One is a national FCCLA program that helps members find and use their personal power. Members set their own goals, work to achieve them, and benefit from the results. The real world skills members learn in Power of One are of use now and in the future. These shills may be used in school, relationships, college, their future career,and their communities.
Have you ever thought about a special goal? Maybe you would like to develop better study habits, cope with a physical challenge, get along with a sibling, improve job skills, become a leader – or any other personal goal. Power of One is for You! You select the goals most important to you, then create a plan of action to meet them.
Power of One Units:
Each youth-created Power of One project relates to one of the following five units:
- A Better You – Improve personal traits. This unit helps young people strengthen areas of their personal lives.
- Family Ties – Get along better with family members. This unit encourages members to improve their family and home lives.
- Working on Working – Explore work options, prepare for a career, or sharpen skills useful in business. This unit prompts members to think critically about a future career or the necessary skills to be successful in the workplace.
- Take the Lead – Develop leadership qualities.This unit assists members to strengthen their leadership skills at home, at school, on the job and in the community.
- Speak Out for FCCLA – Tell others about positive experiences in FCCLA. This unit equips members to inform others about FCCLA’s impact.
- Minnesota FCCLA encourages members to use the Charlie Academy (C. Charles Jackson Foundation) leadership lessons with FCCLA Power of One research and projects. Example topics include these Leadership lessons: A Better You, Self Confidence, Nutrition Management, Happiness, Well-Being/Balance, Physical Vitality, Energy Management, Emotional Intelligence
Family Ties, Interpersonal Skills, Building Trust. Working on Working, Systems Thinking, Feedback and Learning, Time Maximization, Focus and Engagement. Take the Lead, Follow Through, Decision Making, Inquiry, Analysis, Decision Making.
- ADVISERS GUIDE TO POWER OF ONE AND 80+ LEADERSHIP LESSONS Po1 (11) August 5, 2020
For national FCCLA resources on Power of One, check out this link. https://fcclainc.org/engage/national-programs
- 1) Encourage participation
- 2) Coordinate selection and participation of evaluation teams
- 3) approve members plans
- 4) Provide reminders and occasional incentives
- 5) Receive and review member progress reports
- 6) approve projects or suggest revisions
- 7) Oversee recognition and obtain recognition items.
There is a March 1 deadline for recognition. MN FCCLA will award a pin for students who accomplish all 5 units. FCCLA offers national recognition to members who complete all five FCCLA Power of One units. This honor includes special recognition on the FCCLA website and at the National Leadership Conference. To gain recognition for your Power of One accomplishments, complete the Five Unit Recognition Application and submit it to your chapter adviser. Your chapter adviser must then submit your name in the FCCLA Portal by the deadline. (Five Unit Recognition Application form. )
Deadline: Names must be submitted in the FCCLA Portal by March 1. The online award system will automatically close March 1, 5:00 p.m. EST.