American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (AAFCS)

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FCS Secondary Education Statistics
(published in Jan. 2014)

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FCS Secondary Education Fact Sheet (PDF; 1 page)

FCS Secondary Education Fact Sheet (Word; 2 pages)

FCS STEM Fact Sheet (PDF; 1 page)



Press Releases


July 10, 2017
Dr. Jennifer Zorotovich and Dr. Sonja Koukel Receive Scholarship Awards from the American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences

May 8, 2017
AAFCS Announces 2017 National Teacher of the Year on National Family & Consumer Sciences Educator Day

March 30, 2017
AAFCS Launches New Certified Nutrition and Wellness Educator Credential

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