Monday Media 10-28-19

50 x 50

The time period for the 50 x 50 is quickly approaching. Time to amp up recruitment and reach a goal of 50 members! Congratulations to the following schools that have already achieved the 50 x 50: Sunman Dearborn Middle School, East Central, Gibson Southern, and West Vigo

Affiliation Deadlines

November 1: To maintain access to the FCCLA portal, you have to have 12 students affiliated by November 1. If you don't, access will be closed until you affiliate (this is a national policy)

February 1: Indiana's deadline for affiliation for competitive events is February 1st. You may see other dates listed but this is the date we utilize for Indiana's purposes.

Middle School Fall Rally

Indiana FCCLA can't wait to see all the students tomorrow at the Fall Rally. We are so excited about the partnership with the American Dairy Association and the Colts and will keep you posted on the outcomes.

Be a Teacher Day

We are asking all schools attending Be a Teacher Day to please bring donations for Teacher's Treasures:


-Hand Sanitizer

-Clorox or other wipes

Teacher's Treasures is in desperate need of these items and they are especially important with the upcoming flu season.

2020 ProStart Rules Webinar

We will be hosting a webinar to review the rules of the ProStart Invitational and to ask questions. Save the date of November 6, 2019 at 4:00 pm for the webinar. More information to follow

Lead4Change Webinar Opportunity

Make the Lead4Change Student Leadership Program the best new idea for your
school this year! Leadership + Service with FREE lessons and amazing
outcomes. Find out more today at Lead4Change.org

Questions/Comments: stephanie@lead4change.org

Save the date for a Lead4Change webinar: December 10th at 4pm EST

More info to come!

Culinary Network Meeting

Join Culinary teachers and learn more about ProStart, pathways, and new classroom ideas for teaching culinary.

The Culinary Network Meeting will be November 19, 2019 in Hancock County Indiana

Join other culinary teachers to learn about the following:

  • Tour Tyner Pond Farm and eat at one of the farm to table restaurants
  • Learn about new ideas for culinary education
  • Explore the Certification's that ProStart offers and learn more about achieving those
  • Network with other Culinary teachers
  • Discover ways to implement effective WBL
  • Explore advisory committees and their value

ECE and Education Professions Teachers

Network Meeting: December 2, 2019

Location: Conner Prairie

Cost: $30.00 includes lunch and more

Take advantage of this opportunity to connect with other ECE and Education Professions Teachers. Register below.

Middle School Whole School Affiliation

We will have a middle school membership opportunity again this year. Funding will be available for a limited number of middle school or jr. high programs interested in doing whole school affiliation. If you are interested, please go to the smore below.

Save the Date: FCCLA State Conference March 5th - 7th

SAVE THE DATE: FCS Spring Conference May 4, 2019

FCS Spring Conference

AAFCS Indiana and FCCLA are seeking workshop presenters and roundtable presenters. Do you have a great classroom concept, teaching strategy, curriculum project, or something similar? Would you be willing to share with other teachers? Sign up now to be a part of the exciting event.

One Indiana School will win $500 - enter the National FACTS program to be eligible

Earn Cash For Your FACTS Project as Your State's Winning Project

FCCLA is partnering with Ford Driving Skills for Life and Governors Highway Safety Association to award the top FACTS project in each state a $500 cash award. Simply conduct a FACTS project during the school year and submit a program award application by March 1, 2020. You will automatically be entered to win! All state-level winners receive $500 and are considered for a national award!

When you summarize your project, including major activities, resources used, partnerships and collaborations--be sure to indicate that you utilized Ford Driving Skills for Life's The Academy program to assist with your FACTS project and describe any impact the resources had on your project! This total section on the evaluation is worth 20 points!

Next Generation Hoosier Scholar

Please share with students in your education and early childhood education pathways. Applications must be submitted by November 30, 2019.

Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship
The Indiana Commission for Higher Education is accepting applications for the fourth cohort of the Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship<https://www.in.gov/che/4680.htm>. The scholarship provides 200 students up to $7,500 per year (renewable up to four years) in exchange for agreeing to teach in Indiana for five consecutive years. Students interested in applying must:
* Be in the top 20 percent of their class, or have a top 20 percent ACT/SAT score
* Have teacher, counselor, or administrator complete a nomination form<https://www.in.gov/che/files/56134%20fill-in.pdf>
* Submit a completed application<https://scholartrack.che.in.gov/> and nomination form<https://www.in.gov/che/files/56134%20fill-in.pdf>

Earn Funds while Ending Tobacco Use

Earn $100 for Taking Down Tobacco

Sick of seeing JUULs in your school? Get your members involved in the Taking Down Tobacco initiative from the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. This organization offers free lessons and resources to help students understand the deadly effects of tobacco use and how they can use their voices to #BeTheFirst tobacco-free generation.

The first 25 advisers or chapters to lead a Taking Down Tobacco 101 training in their classroom, school, or community, will earn $100. Chapters that train 75 youth or more will also be entered to win one of three $1,000 prizes.

This contest ends December 6, 2019, learn more here!