Family & Consumer Sciences
The mission of Family and Consumer Sciences Education is to provide opportunities for all students to prepare for work and further learning by linking education with business, industry, labor, and the community.
Family and Consumer Sciences focuses on the development of management skills needed throughout life. The relationship between work and family is the unique focus of this program that includes childcare services and education; food science, preparation, and service; family and human services; fashion design and production; consumer services; and interior design and culinary arts.
Middle School Courses
- Exploring Family and Consumer Sciences I, grade 6
- Exploring Family and Consumer Sciences II, grade 7
- Exploring Family and Consumer Sciences III, grade 8
- Career Investigations
- Independent Living
High School Courses
- Family Focus
Family Relations, Child Development and Parenting, Nutrition and Wellness, Parenting, Family and Human Services I & II, Independent Living and GRADS (Graduation, Reality & Dual-Role Skills)
Introduction to Culinary Arts, Early Childhood Education and Fashion Careers
- Work Focus
Culinary Arts I, II, & III , Early Childhood Education I & II, Fashion Careers I & II, and VA Teachers for Tomorrow I & II
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America is a national Career and Technical Student Organization that provides personal growth, leadership development, and career preparation opportunities for students in Family and Consumer Sciences education. Our Mission is to promote personal growth and leadership development through Family and Consumer Sciences education. Focusing on the multiple roles of family member, wage earner and community leader, members develop skills for life through: character development, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and career preparation. fcclainc.org