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    Family & Consumer Science Educator

    "The FACS of Life"


    What is Family & Consumer Science?:
    Family & Consumer Science is a content area that combines social and natural science. Family and consumer science deals with the relationship between individuals, families, and communities, and the environment in which they live. The field represents many disciplines including consumer science, nutrition, parenting, human development, interior design, textiles, apparel design, family economics, food preparation, budgeting, as well as other related subjects.

    Courses Taught:
    7th grade Home & Career Skills 
    8th grade Home & Career Skills 
    5th grade Digital Literacy 

    What is Home & Career Skills?:
    It is a course designed to prepare students to meet their present and future responsibilities as family and community members, consumers, home managers, and wage earners. The goal is to educate students to think constructively, make sound decisions, solve problems, and manage resources.

    Home and Career Skills supports the New York State Learning Standards taught in the academic disciplines of Math, Science, Technology, English Language Arts, Social Studies, Languages Other Than English, and the Arts by providing real-world opportunities in which to apply the key ideas and skills taught in those courses.

    Contact Information:


    East Middle: (716) 677-3530 x4488

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