FUNDAMENTALS OF FEA

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FUNDAMENTALS OF FEA
Established
1937
FEA is focused on exposing students to the
rewards,
joys, and
challenges
of careers in education.
FEA
strives to
elevate the image of teaching and promote it
as a challenging and rewarding career.
FEA
strives to
encourage students from diverse cultural
and ethnic backgrounds to enter the
education profession; students learn best
from teachers who are similar to them.
FEA
strives to
attract exemplary future educators,
particularly in areas of math, science, and
special education.
Benefits of MEMBERSHIP
Go Teach, the official FEA magazine
published 4 times per year; FEA News,
a monthly, online update of association
news;
Benefits of MEMBERSHIP
The FEA National conference, where you can
network with peers and participate in
professional development activities and
competitive events
2014 Minneapolis, Minnesota
Benefits of MEMBERSHIP
Prospective Educator Scholarships for
Student members
South Carolina Scholarships
There are 40 scholarships available on the
FEA website for your students.
Benefits of MEMBERSHIP
The FEA Honor Society
This recognizes FEA students for their
academic achievements. The requirements
are as follows:
Be a current member in good standing
Be a sophomore, junior, or senior in high school.
Maintain a cumulative scholastic average 3.5 GPA on a 4.0
scale
Benefits of MEMBERSHIP
The opportunity for student members to run
for a national student officer position
Mollie Miller
President
Jalen Brown Abigail Marapao
Vice President
Vice President
Benefits of MEMBERSHIP
The FEA Store, a one-stop shop for all of
your FEA needs whether you are looking for
chapter tees, student welcome packets, or
party supplies
Benefits of Advisor MEMBERSHIP
An online database of advisor materials, including:
 FEA Handbook for Chapter Advisors, Seventh Edition,
which provides advisors with specific program information,
including ideas for activities and events;
PDFs of all forms in the FEA Handbook;
Free marketing materials;
Examples of projects and activities from other FEA chapters;
Selected PDK publications free of charge.
FEA online resources
BUFORD HIGH SCHOOL
FUTURE EDUCATORS ASSOCIATION
Established in 2006
Enrollment at BHS is 622
with 49.7 % being eligible
for free or reduced lunch.
BHS FEA received honor
status in
2010, 2011, and 2012.
In 2013, the requirements
changed from chapter honor
status to individual honor
status.
Buford High School FEA
strives to
encourage and support the faculty and staff
of Buford High School through activities like
St Patrick’s Day and Halloween baskets,
Easter egg hunt, Feature Teacher
announcements, and Chalk Walk.
Buford High School FEA
strives to
provide our students with tons of great
resources and leadership development
activities to shape them into exemplary
members of our community through activities
like Pennies for Patients, Children’s Home
Bowling parties, and tutoring opportunities.
FEATURE TEACHER
Thanks a MILLION for your
participation in “Feature
Teacher”!!
MONTHLY TEACHER GOODIES
Ideas from Pinterest
PENNIES FOR PATIENTS
We raised $816.65.
RELAY FOR LIFE
We participate with the Buford
High School Beta Club to set up
the whole Relay For Life event.
We fill and place the Luminaries
around the walking track and
help organize where they will be
placed.
SPECIAL OLYMPICS
We traveled to Rock Hill, South
Carolina to serve as volunteers at
the Special Olympics.
CHALK WALK
A 5K Walk to honor teachers past and present,
FEA CHALKWALK RESOURCES
CHILDREN’S HOME EVENTS
2012-Games and afternoon
party with the girls home of
Lancaster. We gave them gift
cards to Wal-Mart.
2013-Bowling party with boys
and girls home at the Lancaster
Bowling Alley. We provided
lunch and a game of bowling.
FACULTY EASTER EGGHUNT
Media Center after school
Students provide refreshments and small gifts
for teachers and faculty
TRAVELING,LEARNING,
EXPLORING
Chattanooga, Denver, San Antonio,
Atlanta, Baltimore, Orlando
In 2014 we plan to travel to
Minneapolis, Minnesota
TRAVELING,LEARNING,
EXPLORING
While attending the conference we always find
time to let our students see the sites of the cities.
HOW TO ATTRACT MEMBERS?
INVITE THEM!
recruit through school guidance
counselor, Teacher Cadet, Intro to Teaching
Last meeting of the year we invite new
members. First meeting is open to all.
st
1
BHS Meetings are the
rd
and 3 Wednesdays of
every month at 7:45 in
room 406
consistency=better attendance
BHS FEA MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS:
Pay dues ($20-INCLUDES T SHIRT)
Maintain a 3.0 GPA (75% MUST HAVE)
Attend meetings-you may not miss more than 5!
Participate in ALL events UNLESS excused due to
another school event.
Perform 6 hours community service during the school
year.
Failure to meet these requirements will result in dismissal
from the club.
NO MONEY WILL BE REFUNDED!
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Member signature
FEED THEM!
We have refreshments at first open meetingdoughnuts, juice OR Bojangles biscuits.( Put
leftovers in lounge with a note from FEA-
double credit  
MAKE IT FUN!!
 Tie-dye your chapter t-shirts and have pizza
MAKE IT FUN!!
 Allow them to actively
participate in ALL events.
Powderpuff 2013
Conventions take
care of fun!
MAKE IT FUN!!
 Assemble things during meeting (treat bags,
quotes on candy, etc.)
 Ask for members ideas about activities
 Field trip to Special Olympics/Relay for Lifekeeps it fun and a day out of school for good
causes.
GET STARTED BY:
Find a co-sponsor
Visiting the website to see for yourself!
www.futureeducators.com
Apply for a charter-fee $125
Elect officers and collect dues $10 each
Register online as a chapter.
ENJOY!
BUFORD HIGH SCHOOL
FEA FUNDRAISING
Ideas that have worked for us and allowed us
to travel
Fundraiser ideas
Powderpuff Game
 Sell Ads for t-shirts
 charge to play ($15)
 charge community for admission
 Sell concessions that have been donated
We made about $2500 on this fundraiser on
October 2, 2013.
Fundraiser ideas
Powderpuff Game Ad Sales
$50 per ad usually on 80 t-shirts
Fundraiser ideas
Applebee's Flapjack Breakfast
 Sign up online for a date and time
 Individual ticket sales = individual profit
 Decide ticket price-Applebee's charges $2
per breakfast so we charge $7
Fundraiser ideas
Applebee's Flapjack Breakfast
They provide the tickets and the flyer
personalized for you and they post the
fundraisers on their Website.
$5 profit per ticket sold
Fundraiser ideas
Poinsettia sale at Thanksgiving
 Find the cheapest best looking flowers for the
highest profit margin
 Individual sales = individual profit
 Timing important - decorate at Thanksgiving
Fundraiser ideas
Chalk Walk
 Sell Ads for t-shirts
 Charge to walk/run-$20
 Get donations for waters/fruit
 Media coverage
TIPS FOR TRAVELING
 Don’t forget about Perkins travel funds
 Use a travel agent for plane tickets
 Start early so that students can make
payments
 Provide a balance due after each
payment and fundraiser

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