A SNAPSHOT OF WHAT OUR MEMBERS ARE SAYING.
We surveyed over 632 grade 6-12 grade MN FCCLA members in April.
Emotional Health is on their minds. Dropping out of school is not on their minds.
Value of FCCLA: FCCLA members rank “Motivation” and “Speaking Skills” as a top skill that FCCLA has given them. (69% of all members surveyed said this) MN FCCLA Survey 2015.
90% said State Conference is a favorite part of being a member of FCCLA.
What they LOVE: Our Members LOVE the competitive events (STAR Events) as only 4% said that reducing the amount of STAR event options for them would be beneficial to them.
Low Drop Out Rate of Members: Less than 4% of FCCLA members know of a member who has dropped out of school.
Emotional Health is on their minds: As many as 44% of members said they think about their emotional health “all the time.” Its ever higher (54%) for 12th graders.
Less that 13% have talked about their emotional healthy with their friends.
85% of members surveyed said they are hopeful about their futures.
Skills: 81% said FCCLA helps them set priorities.
75% said FCCLA helps them to be ore goal oriented.
Barriers: Over 50% admit that their biggest barrier to success is “themselves”.
Future plans: Surprisingly, Over ½ of the 11th grade boys want to be a teacher.
How members communicate: Texting is the main form of communication. Only 21% use Skype as a way of communicating.
Source: MN FCCLA Members Survey of 632 members in grades 6-12, State Conference STAR Event members surveyed, April 2015.