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FCCLA

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America, Inc. 

http://www.fcclainc.org/

  FCCLA is a nonprofit national career and technical student organization for young men and women in family and consumer sciences education in public and private school through grade 12.

Everyone is part of a family, and Family Career and Community Leaders of America is the only national career and technical student organization with the family as its central focus. Since 1945, FCCLA members have been making a difference in their families, careers and communities by addressing important personal, work and societal issues through family and consumer sciences education. Today over 225,000 members in nearly 7,000 chapters are active in a network of associations in 50 states as well as in the District of Columbia, the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.

Chapter projects focus on a variety of youth concerns, including teen pregnancy, parenting, family relationships, substance abuse, peer pressure, environment, nutrition and fitness, teen violence and career exploration.

Involvement in FCCLA offers members the opportunity to expand their leadership potential and develop skills for life -- planning, goal setting, problem solving, decision making and interpersonal communication -- necessary in the home and workplace.

 

 
SkillsUSA

SkillsUSA 

What is SkillsUSA?
A national organization serving more than 264,500 high school and college students and professional members enrolled in training programs in technical, skilled, and service occupations, including health occupations.

Where is It?
In high schools and college/technical schools. SkillsUSA has more than a quarter million student members annually, organized into 13,000 chapters and 54 state and territorial associations (including the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam and the Virgin Islands).

What's the point of it all?
SkillsUSA prepares America's high performance workers. It provides quality education experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development. It builds and reinforces self-confidence, work attitudes and communications skills. It emphasizes total quality at work, high ethical standards, superior work skills, life-long education and pride in the dignity of work. SkillsUSA also promotes understanding of the free enterprise system and involvement in community service activities.

Who is involved?
Approximately 14,500 teachers and school administrators serve as professional SkillsUSA members and instructors. More than 1,000 corporations, trade associations and labor unions actively support SkillsUSA on a national level through financial aid, in-kind contributions, and involvement of their people in SkillsUSA activities. Many more work directly with state associations and local chapters.

What else?
SkillsUSA programs include local, state and national competitions in which students demonstrate occupational and leadership skills. During the annual national-level SkillsUSA Championships, more than 4,500 students compete in 77 occupational and leadership skill areas. SkillsUSA programs also help to establish industry standards for job skill training in the classroom.

HOSA

HOSA is a student organization whose mission is to promote career opportunities in health care and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people. Through this web site, members, advisors, and guests can access a wide array of services from basic organization information to online membership services.

Activities and procedures within HOSA are governed by the philosophy of simple fairness to all. Therefore, the policy of National HOSA is that all operations will be performed without regard to race, sex, color, national origin or handicap. HOSA is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

 
NVTHS

 Excellence in America's Workforce begins with Excellence in Workforce Education. 

National Vocational-Technical Honor Society

Mission

To honor student achievement and leadership, promote educational excellence, and enhance career opportunities for the NTHS membership.

Vision

To be the leader in providing recognition for excellence in career and technical education and creating significant occupational opportunities for America's top workforce education students.

Committed to

  • providing the highest quality recognition for outstanding students in career and technical education,
  • supplying excellent services to our diverse and multi-cultural membership and member schools,
  • creating new and emerging relationships between the educational community and business and industry,
  • being a flexible organization on the leading edge of technology and constantly responding to change,
  • maintaining financial responsibility to meet our increasing needs, and sustaining growth, innovation and continuous improvement based upon ongoing evaluation.

 

FFA

Future Farmers of America

Mission

FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.

Vision

Students whose lives are impacted by FFA and agricultural education will achieve academic and personal growth, strengthen American agriculture and provide leadership to build healthy local communities, a strong nation and a sustainable world.

Today, the National FFA Organization remains committed to the individual student, providing a path to achievement in premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.

FFA continues to help the next generation rise up to meet those challenges by helping its members to develop their own unique talents and explore their interests in a broad range of agricultural career pathways. So today, we are still the Future Farmers of America. But, we are the Future Biologists, Future Chemists, Future Veterinarians, Future Engineers and Future Entrepreneurs of America, too.

For information on the Wilco Chapter of FFA including activities and projects please click on the link below:

http://wilco.theaet.com

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Wilco Area Career Center 500 Wilco Blvd Romeoville, IL  60446

815.838.6941

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