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Family and Consumer Sciences Education

Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) Education prepares students for family work, work life, and careers in Family and Consumer Sciences by empowering individuals and families across the life span to manage the challenge of living and working in a diverse global society.

Diane Ryberg
Education Consultant
Email: diane.ryberg@dpi.wi.gov
Phone: 608-267-9088

Erik Sitts
Office Operations Associate
Email: erik.sitts@dpi.wi.gov
Phone: 608-267-2280

 

What's New in Family and Consumer Sciences Education

The UW-Stout Family and Consumer Sciences Education Conference will partner with the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Child Care Conference on September 28, 2018.  Please visit the FACS Conference webpage and Conference Flyer for more information.

The Wisconsin Restaurant Association [WRA] Education Foundation will host its first annual ProStart Career and Industry Expo on November 7, 2018.

The National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education adds alignment with FCCLA programs, Career Clusters, and 21st Century Skills.

The National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education were officially adopted in December 1994. The nature of the standards provided for FACS educators are based on knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed for family life and global society and success in related career pathways. The overview and direction of the national standards are available at: http://nasafacs.org/national-standards-overview.html.

 

Program Information Resources Associations

Curriculum

Assessments/Certifications

Work Based Education

Career Cluster Correlations

Process Framework and Questions

Quality FCS Standards

21st Century Correlations

FCCLA Correlations

Certification - Memorandum, ACCT, CCT, IT

ECE Statewide Advanced Standing for DPI ACCT and CCT Courses
 

Teacher Licensing

Grant Opportunities

Personal Financial Literacy Planning Curriculum

Wisconsin's Model Academic Standards for Personal Financial Literacy

Food Science Equivalency

Approved Child Care Services Program
 

FACS Professional Links

WI Association of FCCLA

FCCLA, Inc.
 

 

For questions about this information, contact Diane Ryberg (608) 267-9088