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Family & Consumer Sciences Department

The mission of Family & Consumer Sciences Education is to prepare students for family, work, and community life by providing opportunities to develop the knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviors needed for:

  • Strengthening the well-being of individuals and families across the life span

  • Becoming responsible citizens and leaders in family, community and work settings.

  • Promoting optimal nutrition and wellness

  • Managing resources to meet the needs of individuals and families.

  • Balancing personal, home, family, community and work lives.

  • Using critical and creative thinking skills to address problems as individuals in diverse family, community and work environments.

  • Successful life management, employment and career development.

  • Functioning effectively as providers and consumers of goods and services.

  • Anticipating consequences of and accepting responsibilities for one’s actions.

  • Appreciating human growth.