FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES
Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) Education empowers individuals to manage the challenges of living and working in a diverse global society. Students develop human literacy as they master a complex set of essential skills and knowledge needed to achieve quality of life. They gain career preparedness as they acquire readiness to participate in a rapidly changing workforce and global economy.
Family and Consumer Sciences students prepare for family life, work life, and careers in eight core areas:
• Consumer Education and Resource Management
• Early Childhood Education and Services
• Family and Interpersonal Relationships
• Food Production and Services
• Foods, Nutrition and Wellness
• Housing, Interiors, and Design
• Parenting Education and Human Development
• Textiles, Apparel, and Fashion
FACS Education currently offers middle school and high school courses that are part of five career pathways within five Career Clusters™.
Family and Consumer Sciences Education empowers individuals and families across the life span to manage the challenges of living and working in a diverse global society. The unique focus is on families, work, and their interrelationships. The mission of Family and Consumer Sciences Education is to prepare students for family life, work life, and careers in Family and Consumer Sciences by providing opportunities to develop the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors needed.
CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION STUDENT ORGANIZATION
FAMILY, CAREER & COMMUNITY LEADERS OF AMERICA (FCCLA)
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is a national student organization for middle and high school students that promotes youth-centered leadership and opportunities for contextual learning. It is the only Career and Technical Education in-school student organization with the family as its central focus. Members address important personal, family, work, and societal issues through projects, national programs, and competitive events related to content of Family and Consumer Sciences Education and integrated within course instruction.
NC FCCLA is affiliated with the national FCCLA organization. All Family and Consumer Sciences curriculum in North Carolina is aligned with state and national FCCLA programs and projects to give students the full benefit of all available opportunities.
FCCLA National: http://www.fcclainc.org/
FCCLA State: www.NCFCCLA.org
Courses at Granville Central High School
Intro to Culinary Arts and Hospitality
CTE Advanced Studies