Oregon Association
of Family & Consumer Sciences

Creating Healthy & Sustainable Families

Welcome to ORAFCS

Our Vision
Individuals, families, and communities are achieving optimal quality of life assisted by competent, caring professionals whose expertise is continually updated through AAFCS.

Our Mission
To provide leadership and support for professionals whose work assists individuals, families, and communities in making informed decisions about their well-being, relationships, and resources to achieve optimal quality of life.

Our Core Values
Association members:
•    Believe in the family as a fundamental unit of society.
•    Embrace diversity and value all people.
•    Support life-long learning and diverse scholarship.
•    Exemplify integrity and ethical behavior.
•    Seek new ideas and initiatives and embrace change.
•    Promote an integrative and holistic approach, aligned with the FCS body of knowledge, to support professionals who work with individuals, families, and communities.

Our Bylaws are available here.

The Oregon chapter works to connect all Family and Consumer Science professionals in Oregon. See our contact page for more information and the link to our list-serv. We provide professional development opportunities once a year in Oregon and we encourage all FACS professionals to network and work towards our common goals.

The Oregon Chapter is also setting up a central location for teachers to load lesson plans. Please check back later for more information.

 

 

Social News

ORAFCS 2017 Annual Conference: FACS beyond the Core

SAVE the DATE
ORAFCS 2017 ANNUAL CONFERENCE:  FACS beyond the Core
Friday, OCTOBER 6, 2017 (one day only)
Broadway Commons, Salem Oregon
Breakfast, lunch, and sit down dinner will be provided with registration
Sessions in AVID, Technology, STEM, ELL, and more

Registration is now open


West Albany Bistro

 
West Albany High School has a new bistro program just for seniors. They were featured in a video by Mid-Valley Media Group. Check out the video here!

Amy Woodruff Retires

 
Congratulations to Amy Woodruff who retired June 2015 after 20 years of teaching at Lebanon High School (LHS) where she taught the full array of FACS classes: Teen Parenting, Apparel Design and Construction, Interior Design, Early...
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