Brewster School District
Email District Secretary - Estella Martinez
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America is a nonprofit national career and technical student organization for young men and women in Family and Consumer through grade 12. FCCLA 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.
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, members develop skills for life through: character development, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and career preparation.
To provide opportunities for personal development and preparation for adult life
To strengthen the function of the family as a basic unit of society
To encourage democracy through cooperative action in the home and community
To encourage individual and group involvement in helping achieve global cooperation and harmony
To promote greater understanding between youth and adults
To provide opportunities for making decisions and for assuming responsibilities.
To prepare for the multiple roles of men and women in today's society
To promote Family and Consumer Sciences and related occupations