Welcome to Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS)!

Mr. Scanlon

Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) - Career and Technical Education (CTE)

Teacher Email: Albert.Scanlon@sufsdny.org

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What is FACS?

Formerly known as Home Economics, Family and Consumer Sciences Education (FACS) is a NY State

mandated program in middle school that prepares students for independent living and working within a

diverse society.Students will meet core NY State learning standards to acquire the knowledge, skills,

attitudes, and behaviors needed for lifelong success through character development, creative and critical

thinking, interpersonal communication, and practical knowledge.In the course students learn to meet life

challenges, which include balancing personal, home, family and work lives; acquiring marketable skills to

be successful in life management, employment, and career development; promoting optimal nutrition and

wellness; and managing resources to meet the material needs of individuals and families.

Click here for more information about the NYS CTE Middle Level Curriculum

What is Naviance?

Naviance is a program that helps align student strengths and interests to postsecondary goals, improving student outcomes and connecting learning to life. Naviance allows students to create a personalized plan that helps them make the right decisions throughout their academic journey.

Family and Consumer Sciences students will work on Naviance in 6th and 8th grade. Once registered in class, students can access Naviance anytime using the link below.

Naviance log in: Click here and log in with Clever

Grades: All grades will be posted on parent/student portal.


Student of the Year Recipients

2016- Caroline Siegrist

2017- Madison Updike

2018- Michelle Timm

2019- Chastity Robinson

2021- Blythe McQuade

2022- Deanna Williams