American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (AAFCS)


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Gwynn Mason, AAFCS director of communications, at pr@aafcs.org or 703-706-4613.

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Resources


Frequently Asked Questions

AAFCS Brand Story

Family & Consumer Sciences Brand Story

FCS Secondary Education Statistics
(published in Jan. 2014)

Download the Status of Secondary FCS Programs Infographic (jpeg; pictured at right)

FCS Secondary Education Fact Sheet (PDF; 1 page)

FCS Secondary Education Fact Sheet (Word; 2 pages)

FCS STEM Fact Sheet (PDF; 1 page)

 

 

 

Responses/Letters of Support


February 10, 2015
FCS Alliance Responds to Greta Van Susteren's show "On the Record"

July 16, 2014
FCS Alliance Responds to Michelle Obama's New Initiative to Teach Student Healthy Cooking Skills

 

Press Releases

 

November 30, 2016
Thousands Plan to “Dine In” on Third Annual Family & Consumer Sciences Day

November 24, 2015
National Family & Consumer Sciences Day Spotlights the Importance of Family Mealtime

July 23, 2015
Nall Honored with AAFCS Distinguished Service Award

July 23, 2015
Lewis Honored with AAFCS Distinguished Service Award

July 23, 2015
Tippett Honored with AAFCS Distinguished Service Award

June 15, 2015
Barnhart Named AAFCS President

May 5, 2015
Carver Named AAFCS Teacher of the Year

December 15, 2014
Thousands “Dine In” Around the World to Celebrate First Annual Family & Consumer Sciences Day

July 31, 2014
Julie A. Mundahl Receives Family Economics and Resource Manangement Education Award

July 30, 2014
University of Maryland Extension Receives Education Award for Community Health Insurance Program

July 21, 2014
Sue L. T. McGregor Named Journal of Family & Consumer Sciences Interim Editor

July 21, 2014
FCS Experts Share New Strategies and Research on Creating Healthy and Sustainable Families

July 17, 2014
Wilson Named AAFCS Teacher of the Year

July 17, 2014
Sew Much Comfort Named 21st Century Community Champion

July 14, 2014
Smith Honored with AAFCS Distinguished Service Award

July 14, 2014
Schaeffer Honored with AAFCS Distinguished Service Award

July 14, 2014
Moxley Honored with AAFCS Distinguished Service Award

July 14, 2014
McManus Honored with AAFCS Distinguished Service Award

November 20, 2013
National Survey Results Support “Bringing Back Home Ec”