Family and Consumer Sciences

Ms. Rafferty

Kathleen Rafferty

Westhampton Beach Middle School

Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) Education empowers individuals in obtaining knowledge and skills required to meet the challenges of everyday life. FACS strengthens families and empowers individuals to take action for the well being of self and others in the home, workplace, community and world. The discipline integrates character development, scholarship, and citizenship as it strives to develop competent, functional individuals. With its unique focus on the relationship between family and careers, Family and Consumer Science supports individuals and families across the life span to manage the challenges of living and working in a diverse, global society.