ERIC Number: ED457679
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Family and Consumer Sciences: A Facility Planning and Design Guide for School Systems.
Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore.
This document presents design concepts and considerations for planning and developing middle and high school family and consumer sciences education facilities. It includes discussions on family and consumer sciences education trends and the facility planning process. Design concepts explore multipurpose laboratories and spaces for food/nutrition science laboratories, child development, and interdisciplinary work. The student project work room and teacher planning spaces are also presented. General design considerations cover facility accessibility, safety, finishes, climate control, lighting, outdoor educational resources, telecommunications distribution systems, and utilities. A summary of minimum space requirements concludes the guide. (Contains 42 references.) (GR)
Descriptors: Consumer Education, Educational Facilities Design, Educational Facilities Planning, Family Life Education, Interior Design, Public Schools, Secondary Education
Maryland State Department of Education, School Facilities Branch, 200 W. Baltimore St., Baltimore, MD 21201. Tel: 410-767-0098.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore.