American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (AAFCS)

AAFCS members have a wide range of professional expertise in the field of family and consumer sciences (founded as home economics). Our members are educators, counselors, nutritionists, scientists, researchers, designers, administrators and consultants, to name a few! What our members all share is a commitment to achieving optimum well-being for families and individuals. Now you can enjoy all the benefits of membership too!

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Students and professional members
Jackie Holland and friend

Belonging to AAFCS is an important part of being a family and consumer sciences teacher. What I give to my profession comes back many times over through support, recognition and continuing education at the local, state and national levels.
- Jennifer A. Tabor, Former National FCS Teacher of the Year