FACS Vision and Mission

real skillsFamily and Consumer Science programs stimulate students to manage the challenges of living and working in a diverse global society. Our unique focus is on families, work and their interrelationships. The mission of Family and Consumer Science education is to prepare students for family life, work life and careers in Family and Consumer Science by providing opportunities to develop the knowledge, skills, and behaviors needed for:

  • Strengthening the well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan.
  • Becoming responsible citizens and leaders in family, community and work settings.
  • Promoting optimal nutrition and wellness across the lifespan.
  • Managing resources to meet the material needs of individuals and families.
  • Balancing personal, home, family and work lives.
  • Using critical and creative thinking skills to address problems in diverse family, community and work environments.
  • Successful life management, employment and career development.
  • Functioning effectively as providers and consumers of goods and services.
  • Appreciating human worth and accepting responsibility for one’s actions and success in family and work life.