New Mexico FCCLA Advisor Update

News from CTLP - September 21, 2020

State News

Webinars Update

We are still working on scheduling the webinars for advisors. In the meantime, we will host another Q&A session to see how you are doing. Since we met at 4:30 pm last week; this week we will meet at 7:30 pm on Thursday, September 24, 2020. The zoom link is below.

Zoom link:

Donna Corder is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: FCCLA Advisors Q&A

Time: Sep 24, 2020 07:30 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)

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Meeting ID: 838 9594 0411

Passcode: 112634

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Ultimate FCS Leadership Development Packages

Due to COVID, National FCCLA, along with CTLP, will be offering some discounts on group rates for student membership for a limited time. This is available now and will run until November 1. After November 1, all rates will return to normal pricing. There will be two packages:

1. one for up to 20 members, for a total of $360.00

2. one for 50 members or more for a total of $1000.

Here are the steps to complete this:

Step 1: Complete the Request to Participate form using the link below to select the temporary package you would like to use for the 2020-2021 school year. Please have your chapter ID ready to complete this form.

Click here for the Request to Participate Form

Step 2: Wait to hear confirmation from FCCLA before affiliating your chapter. National FCCLA will advise you via email within two business days of receiving your Request to Participate form as to when you can affiliate in the FCCLA portal with your chapter’s selected package option. This correspondence will be an email sent to the email address used to complete the Request to Participate form. Note: To ensure you receive the correct package rate you have selected, please do NOT affiliate your chapter until we confirm the participation package you selected has been turned on for your chapter per your request.

Step 3: After you have received email confirmation from FCCLA that the selected package has been turned on for your chapter, log into the FCCLA portal and affiliate your members as you normally would. Before selecting the ‘Create Invoice’ button, please verify the correct rate is displayed. If the rate appears incorrect, please select the ‘Close’ button and reach out to the FCCLA Operations department at or call 703-476-4900.

NOTE: If you already submitted your affiliation for the current year and would like to take advantage of one of FCCLA's temporary leadership development packages, please complete the Invoice Removal Form and send the form to your state adviser for approval. Once FCCLA receives the approved Invoice Removal Form, the invoice will be removed and you will be notified that you are now able to affiliate under one of the two respective packages.

Seek support from your administration or partners to help fund the package you have selected for your chapter and your chapter’s participation in FCCLA’s first-ever Virtual Leadership Experience. Click here to access the request for support letter to edit to meet your needs and share with your school’s administration to gain support and seek funding for your chapter’s participation.

If you have questions or need assistance, please reach out to

National News

Deadline is Tomorrow for the Membership Madness!!

COVID-19 is affecting everyone's lives, including our membership drives. National FCCLA wants to help and is offering a membership recruitment kit FREE for those that complete an application by September 25 at 3:00 pm. The application is simple to complete and 10 lucky advisors will win $100.00 in a random drawing. This kit has ideas on how to increase membership using virtual tools. Don't miss out. The application link is below:

Competitive Events Guide

IT IS HERE!!!! The new guide is now available on both the advisor and student portals. It will include guidelines for virtual events as well.

You can download it below. Remember after November 1, you will need to be affiliated to have access to it in the portal.

Important Reminder: projects that were started last year, may NOT be submitted this year, per National restrictions. Therefore, if any project is discovered during competition that it was started before July 1, 2020, will be unable to advance to National.

Skills to Succeed Academy

Don't miss this great career research resource. Use the access codes below for free access to resources from the Skills to Succeed (S2S) Academy developed by ACTE. Available FREE of charge to students and advisers, the S2S Academy, an online experience for students, features an engaging multimedia interface that delivers high-quality career planning, job exploration and a unique ‘flight simulator for job seekers’. Click this link and “Register Now:” Be sure to use these unique FCCLA codes:

Advisers access code: 04ATfl9999

Student access code: 04ATfl

Virtual Leadership Experience

FCCLA is offering the Virtual Leadership Experience (VLE), a new enrichment program for members and advisers to participate in virtually December 8, 2020 through February 12, 2021. The chapter cost to participate is $150.

The Virtual Leadership Experience is a great way to integrate FCCLA into your FCS classroom with expert career leaders and other FCCLA leaders providing information and resources focusing on FCS Career Pathways and FCCLA National Programs. This will include lesson plans and assessments that advisers may use in their classroom. It is a perfect way to teach virtually in your classroom.

Chapters will need to register for the Virtual Leadership Experience in order for members to participate in the Skill Demonstration Events and the top 40 Knowledge Bowl. We will be congratulating the Skill Demonstration Event top scorers and recognize the Knowledge Bowl participants on December 11, 2020.

New Mexico CTLP

Donna Corder - State Advisor

Linda Ortiz - State Officer Coordinator -

Gayle Murdock - Advisor Mentor -

Glenda DePaula - Judge Coordinator -

Robin Slutz - Competitive Events Coordinator