Mission

The mission of Family & Consumer Sciences Education is to prepare students for family, work, and community life by providing opportunities to develop the knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviors needed for:


  • Strengthening the well-being of individuals and families across the life span
  • Becoming responsible citizens and leaders in family, community and work settings.
  • Promoting optimal nutrition and wellness
  • Managing resources to meet the needs of individuals and families.
  • Balancing personal, home, family, community and work lives.
  • Using critical and creative thinking skills to address problems as individuals in diverse family, community and work environments.
  • Successful life management, employment and career development.
  • Functioning effectively as providers and consumers of goods and services.
  • Anticipating consequences of and accepting responsibilities for one’s actions.
  • Appreciating human growth


A Foundation for Family & Consumer Sciences Standards in New Hampshire