History of FCCLA
FCCLA just recently celebrated its 70th birthday in 2015. Here is a timeline of important events in the history of FCCLA:
1945 - FHA (Future Homemakers of America) was founded at a convention in Chicago, Illinois.
1945 - The first issue of Teen Times was published.
1965 - FHA and NHA merged to form one organization.
1966 - Membership peaked at 607,175.
1971 - The organization is expanded to include HERO chapters.
1977 - The last of the 53 state associations affiliates.
1983 - STAR Events--Students Taking Action with Recognition began.
1985 - The Adviser was introduced to chapter advisers.
2003 - "The Ultimate Leadership Experience" was chosen by members as the official tagline.
2008 - The Alumni & Associates online community, www.fcclaalumni.org, was launched.