The American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) is the only professional association dedicated to family and consumer sciences professionals and students. Originally founded as home economics, today AAFCS represents many areas, including human development, personal and family finance, housing and interior design, food science, nutrition and wellness, textiles and apparel, and consumer issues.
Today’s FCS professionals practice in multiple settings. They are early childhood, elementary, secondary, university/college, and Extension educators, administrators and managers, human service professionals, researchers, community volunteers, business people, and consultants who address the issues most important to our quality of life.
AAFCS members make an excellent target audience for textbooks, educational materials, conferences, workshops and seminars, cooking and food processing equipment, health and wellness programs, cleaning and sewing equipment, food products, clothing and apparel, furniture and decorations, general financial software and literature, and much more!