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  • Mission Statement

    The mission of Family and Consumer Sciences Education is to prepare students for family life, work-life, and careers related to Family and Consumer Sciences by providing opportunities to develop the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors needed for success, including but not limited to the following:

    • 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 across the life span.
    • 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.
    • Managing life, employment as well as careers successfully.
    • 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.
    Our vision is to empower individuals and families across the life span to manage the challenges of living and working in a diverse global society.  Our unique focus is on families, work, and their interrelationships in grades 9-12.
    Meet the Family and Consumer Science Department: South Faculty