Family, Career and Community Leaders of America is a national career and technical student organization that provides personal growth, leadership development, and career preparation opportunities for students in Family and Consumer Sciences education.
The 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, students develop skills for life through: character development, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and career preparation.
FCCLA is the only in-school student organization with the family as its central focus. FCCLA functions as an integral part of the Family and Consumer Sciences education curriculum and operates within the school system, and it provides opportunities for active student participation at local, state, and national levels.