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Power of One helps students find and use their personal power. Members set their own goals, work to achieve them, and enjoy the results. The skills members learn in Power of One help them now and in the future in school, with friends and family, in their future at college, and on the job.

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Have you ever thought about a special goal?Maybe you would like to develop better study habits, cope with a physical challenge, get along with a sibling, improve job skills, become a leader – or any other personal goal.Power of One is for You!You select the goals most important to you, then create a plan of action to meet them.

Power of One Units:

Power of One gives youth the POWER to fulfill their dreams by creating self-directed projects that focus on:

  • A Better You — Improve personal traits
  • Family Ties — Get along better with family members
  • Working on Working — Explore work options, prepare for a career, or sharpen skills useful in business
  • Take the Lead — Develop leadership qualities
  • Speak Out for FCCLA — Tell others about positive experiences in FCCLA.

Click Here to integrate FCCLA into your classroom by downloading lesson plans and activities!

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FCCLA offers national recognition to members who complete all five FCCLA Power of One units. This honor includes special recognition on the FCCLA website and at the National Leadership Conference. To gain recognition for your Power of One accomplishments, send the Five Unit Recognition Application to your state adviser (by the state deadline).

2013-2014 Power of One Recipients



Deadline: Applications must be submitted online to FCCLA national headquarters by March 1.            


To apply for the Power of One Program Award please follow the steps below:

  1. Log on to the FCCLA affiliation system by going here:
  2. Once logged in, select the “Program Awards” tab
  3. Select the Power of One Award section
  4. Select “Apply Now”
  5. Please select all of the students who are eligible for the Power of One award and then hit “Submit”
    1. Please note: Once you submit your application you cannot make any changes. Double check all of the names before submitting.
    2. If you are not finished with the application yet, hit “Save” and you can come back and finish your application at another time
    3. If you no longer wish to complete the application, hit “Delete”
  6. Submit the supporting documentation to your State Adviser via email.

State Advisers Deadline:

A list of Power of One applicants is due electronically to FCCLA national headquarters from state advisers by April 1.  Any names submitted after April 1 will not be accepted.

Please check back in January 2015 for the new FCCLA online application for program awards.


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