ERIC Number: ED398986
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
California Community College Family and Consumer Sciences in the 21st Century.
California Community Colleges, Sacramento. Office of the Chancellor.; Mount San Antonio Coll., Walnut, CA.
Prepared as a companion to a 1996 California Community College plan for family and consumer sciences (FCS), this resource packet provides materials to help faculty, administrators, counselors, and other educators understand the elements of the plan, sharpen their focus on the dynamics of FCS programs, and increase support for programs at their colleges. Following an introductory sheet, a booklet is presented on the FCS plan for the 21st century, describing the development of the plan and specific needs and trends for the areas of fashion; interior design/merchandising; life management and lifespan curricula; and nutrition, foods, and hospitality. The booklet also reviews national and state trends and projections for the labor market in FCS-related industries; describes the focus in FCS programs on student and employer needs; and outlines the design of the 1996 FCS plan. The next section presents a handout on marketing to help local practitioners increase awareness of and support for FCS programs at their colleges, including information on identifying and researching target markets, developing a marketing plan, and creating partnerships and networks. This handout also provides sample state FCS logos for use in local publications. Finally, two charts are presented showing the relationship between secondary/adult home economics programs and community college FCS programs and the FCS programs offered at each of the California community colleges. (BCY)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California Community Colleges, Sacramento. Office of the Chancellor.; Mount San Antonio Coll., Walnut, CA.