2015-2016 Action Plans for Engaging with the American Association of
Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) Theme and Strategic Plan
Advancing the Field with new Technology
For more than 100 years, the American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) has provided leadership and support to professionals whose work assists individuals, families, and communities in making informed decisions about their well-being, relationships, and resources to achieve optimal quality of life. As an affiliate, the vision and core values of WAFCS are aligned with AAFCS, as follows:
Individuals, families and communities are achieving optimal quality of life assisted by competent, caring professionals whose expertise is continually updated through AAFCS and WAFCS.
To provide leadership and services to our members, promote advocacy, and develop partnerships and alliances to empower individuals, strengthen families and enable communities.
Our Core Values
~ Believe in the family as a fundamental unity of society.
~ Embrace diversity and value all people.
~ Support life-long learning and diverse scholarship.
~ Exemplify integrity and ethical behavior.
~ Seek new ideas and embrace change
~ Promote an integrative and holistic approach, aligned with the FCS body of knowledge,to support
professionals who work with individuals, families and communities.