About FCS Educator Day

What is National FCS Educator Day?


The 2nd annual National Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) Educator Day celebration will take place on Tuesday, February 13.  For 2018, the event is being celebrated during FCCLA Week.  National FCS Educator Day is designed to encourage others to become FCS educators and to recognize and celebrate the important role that Family and Consumer Sciences educators play in our schools and communities.  National FCS Educator Day is a part of the Say Yes to FCS:  Filling the Educator Pipeline recruitment campaign, an initiative of ten FCS organizations.

Who Is It For?


National Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) Educator Day is for anyone who wants to
  • celebrate family and consumer sciences educators in secondary, post-secondary, and Extension programs;
  • share the story of FCS education's importance and effectiveness in the United States; and
  • encourage students to consider careers as FCS educators.
Anyone who wants to participate can find a variety of resources to help them talk about FCS education at www.aafcs.org/sayyes.

What Happens on FCS Educator Day?

FCS educators and FCS education advocates (parents, alumni, business and industry leaders) will engage in a vareity of activities to celebrate and promote the career of FCS education.  These activities may include school rallies, special lessons, community activities, and much more.  The Say Yes to FCS Educator Recruitment website is a clearinghouse of resources to help current educators, prospective educators, and advocates.  Resources include videos, lesson plans, social media tools, and more!

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