American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) - AA

Joan R. McFadden, PhD
2016 Distinguished Service Award Recipient

We're pleased to feature Joan McFadden, former AHEA executive director and DSA recipient, in the latest issue of FCS Spotlight!

FCS Spotlight

Learn more about Joan and her contributions to FCS and AAFCS: Spotlight_McFadden.asp.

The NEW Edition of FOOD Is Here!

Thanks to the tremendous efforts of AAFCS member Anna Sumabat Turner and her associate editors, we are pleased to announce the 12th edition of Food: A Handbook of Terminology, Purchasing & Preparation!

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For more than 100 years, the American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (AAFCS), founded as the American Home Economics Association, has provided leadership and support to professionals whose work assists individuals, families, and communities in making informed decisions about their well being, relationships, and resources to achieve optimal quality of life.

AAFCS is the only professional association for family and consumer sciences (FCS) students and professionals from both multiple practice settings and content areas. Our members are educators, administrators and managers, human service and business professionals, researchers, community volunteers, and consultants. They provide research-based knowledge about the topics of everyday life, including human development, personal and family finance, housing and interior design, food science, nutrition and wellness, textiles and apparel, and consumer issues.

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