The Idaho Family and
Consumer Sciences Educator Association, Inc (IFCS) strives to promote and
provide opportunities for continual personal and professional development so
that Family and Consumer Science educators can prepare individuals for life and
work, strengthen families, and support communities.
The purposes of IFCS are
align with cooperative organizations and associations such as Association
for Career and Technical Education (ACTE), Career and Technical Educators
of Idaho (CTEI), and the National Association Teachers of Family and
Consumer Sciences (NATFCS), and other organizations, as appropriate,
that are concerned with family life and career preparation.
cultivate cooperative opportunities for FCS teachers to further the
progress of Idaho FCS programs through the exchange of ideas,
expectations, and resources.
encourage and promote enhanced understanding of the value of FCS programs
to communities, employers, families, schools, and students.
facilitate the teaching of workplace readiness skills through FCS cluster
programs and industry aligned pathways.
interact with policymakers to aid in the improvement and support of CTE
education and FCS programs as an avenue to improve the quality of life for
students and their families.
offer a platform for group expression and action dealing with key issues
related to FCS.
promote pre-service and in-service professional development opportunities
for FCS educators.
support professionalism through leadership development, program
improvement, policy advocacy related to FCS and CTE, and networking.
Our contact for Membership is Breana Arnell, Treasurer
Dues are $20 annually.