NATEFACS is a national organization of teacher educators whose purpose is to improve and strengthen teacher education in family and consumer sciences.


Become a member of NATEFACS and connect with other Graphic Link To Members Page FCS educators to network and discuss the field of family and consumer sciences education as we prepare the next generation of FCS teachers. Visit our Members Page to learn more about our members and how to become a member.

The Journal

The Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences Education (JFCSE) isGraphic Link To Directory published as a full-text electronic, peer reviewed journal to facilitate communication among members of the family and consumer sciences education professional community.

The Directory

Use this interactive directory to locate Family and Consumer Graphic Link Interactive DirectorySciences Teacher Education programs at universities throughout the United States.Online Directory created by Amanda Holland, Doctoral Student in Family and Consumer Sciences Education Texas Tech University.

Resource Library

Graphic Link to Resource Library From FCS content to best practices, there is a wealth of information here.

Upcoming Meetings, Agendas & Schedules

Join the premier annual gathering of CTE professionals in an exciting, educational, informative and inspirational agenda packed with CTE sessions, expo show and career pavilion, awards and recognition, and a rich array of networking opportunities!

Presenters Wanted At ACTE Vision 2017

Come share your expertise in just ONE area of your instruction, administration, professional development, resources or product usage! Other professionals are very interested in what you have to say! If you can give a 10-15 minute talk about something you are passionate about, knowledgeable about or would just be a great new technique for a teacher, YOU are needed!

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Vision 2017 Schedule

Wed. Dec. 6

  • FACS Division Policy Meeting 10 a.m. – noon
  • NATEFACS executive board meeting 1 – 2 p.m.
  • NATEFACS business meeting 2:15 – 3:15 p.m.
  • ACTE Awards Banquet 7- 9 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 7

  • Opening General Session 8:15 – 9:45 a.m.
  • Expo 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • FACS Division Opening Session 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
  • Concurrent Sessions 2 – 3 p.m.
  • Concurrent Sessions 3:15 – 4:15 p.m.
  • Concurrent Sessions 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
  • Networking Reception 5 – 6 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 8

  • Concurrent Sessions 8-9 a.m.
  • Expo 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Concurrent Sessions 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
  • FACS Division Showcase of Best Practices 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
  • Concurrent Sessions 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
  • Concurrent Sessions 2 – 3 p.m
  • Concurrent Sessions 3:15 – 4:15 p.m.
  • Concurrent Sessions 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
  • FACS Division Awards and Business Meeting 5-6:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 9

  • Concurrent Sessions 8-9 a.m.
  • Concurrent Sessions 9:15 - 10:15 a.m.
  • Closing General Session 10:30 a.m. - Noon


Carol Werhan, Current President

Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher Educators and Allies,

I can hardly believe that it is December! The semester has gone by so quickly. Happy FCS Day to you! I hope you are celebrating by Dining In:) I look forward to connecting with many of you in Nashville at ACTE this week! Whether you are able to be with us at the NATEFACE business meeting or not, I wanted to be sure you had the meeting agenda available to you. Should you have questions or concerns or request other items to be brought to our attention, please let me know. We will be meeting from 2:15 - 3:15 p.m. in the Governor's Ballroom B on Wednesday, Dec. 6. Safe travels to all! All the best for a wonderful holiday season!
Susan Turgeson, Ed.D., CFCS