IFCSE is proud to support FCCLA students and advisers as they advocate for FCS, FCCLA, and CTE education at the National Policy Seminar (NPS) in Washington D.C. This year Isabelle Warner and her adviser, Kristin Rockhill, from West Lyon High School attend NPS. Read the article below, published in the West Lyon Herold, to read more about Isabelle’s experience.
We are now accepting nominations for IFCSE awards. You can nominate yourself or another deserving FCS teacher for the following awards:
IFCSE Educator of the Year (maximum of 2 per year)—An individual who is currently employed in a middle school or high school FCS program in Iowa is eligible. This individual has promoted FCS education in her (his) community and in the state. Their FCS program shows balance in all areas of FCS and promotes family life in the school and in the community. Their contributions and achievements exemplify the goals of IFCSE. This individual must be a current IFCSE member. Award winners will be eligible for IACTE Award given at the annual conference.
IFCSE Outstanding New Educator—An individual who is currently employed in a middle school or high school FCS program in Iowa is eligible. Nominees must have taught for a minimum of three but not more than five years, but the applicant may be in their sixth year of teaching at the time of application. Award winners will be eligible for IACTE Award given at the annual conference.
IFCSE Student of the Year—An outstanding high school or college student interested in FCS education career. Student need to have shown a commitment to FCS through exemplary actions or enrollment in an FCS education degree.
IFCSE Friends Award—Outstanding individual who has promoted the goals of FCS education in their locality. This could include, but not be limited to principals, school board members, guidance counselor, parents of students, advisory committee members, teachers other than current FCS teachers, etc.
IFCSE Lifetime Achievement Award—This award recognizes the contributions and distinguished accomplishments of members who have been identified with the work and purposes of IFCSE or Career and Technical Education over an extended period of time. Award winners will be eligible for IACTE Award given at the annual conference.
Submitting Applications: Questions contact Past President Kelsie Engelken at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please submit nominations by May 14, 2018 to email@example.com.
To complete the application, use the link below to make a copy of the document to be able to type on it.
- Learn how to engage student learning through creating and implementing breakout boxes into various FCS content areas.
- Choose from over 20 breakout sessions.
- Participate in FCS content specific professional development.
- Network with other FCS educators.
- Learn ways to implement or enhance FCCLA in your classroom and school.
- Explore the Ames area with Human Services and FCS connected educational tours.