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Family and Consumer Sciences

Organizations

 

ACTE-FCS, FCSEA, AAFCS AND FCCLA
Who are they and how do they fit together???

 

National Coalition of Family & Consumer Sciences 

  • 2 FACSE Members
  • 2 FCSEA Members                  
  • 2 AAFCS Members

 

FACSE

Family and Consumer Sciences Ed
1410 King StreetAlexandria, VA 22314
http://www.acteonline.org
Tel: 800-826-9972

  • Provides for group expression & action dealing with national issues   important to Career & Technical FCS Education
  • Provides opportunity for exchange of  ideas, materials & experiences
  • Supports ACTE
  • 4 State Administrators serve on FCCLA BOD

 

FCSEA

Family & Consumer Sciences 
Education Association
Central Washington University
Ellensburg, WA 98926-7565
http://www.cwu.edu/family-consumer/fcsea

  • Tel: 509-963-2766
  • Provides monographs to members on current curriculum issues or topics 
  • Liaison to U.S. Department of Education
  • Liaison to National School Administrators
  • Liaison international FCSE programs
  • Liaison for national FCSE media requests
  • Liaison for national FCSE publishers
  • Liaison for business/industry requests 
  • Teacher Educator serves on FCCLA BOD

 

AAFCS

Elementary, Secondary & Adult Education Section
1555 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
http:///www.aafcs.org
Tel: 800-424-8080

  • Represents FCS professionals across   practice areas & subjects
  • Provides leadership for individual, family & community well-being
  • Provides leadership for development of  consumer goods & services
  • Provides leadership in influencing public policy & social change
  • CEO serves on FCCLA BOD

 

FCCLA

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (Student Organization)
1910 Association Drive – Reston, VA 20191
http://www.fcclainc.org
Tel: 703-476-4900

  • Promotes character development                                                                    
  • Facilitates decision making and responsibility
  • Personal development and preparation for adult life                                     
  • Leadership development facilities
  • Strengthen families and promotes understanding between youth and adults  
  • Promotes Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Careers
  • Encourages democracy and global harmony                                                 
  • Teaches Balancing Family and Career