Family & Consumer Sciences

Fall 2015 FCS Update Session Handouts
In case you were unable to attend one of the many Fall Update Sessions which were held throughout the state this fall; we have included on this page all of the documents that were used in those sessions. Simply click on a document below to open and then save.
If you have any questions, please contact FCS Facilitator Linda Walker via email at or by phone at 217-303-5849.
2015-16 Professional Conferences for FCS
-a list of 2015-2016 Professional Conferences in Illinois for FCS/CTE Teachers
2015-2016 Illinois FCS Education Calendar
-a schedule of FCS related meetings for 2015-2016 
2015 FCS Update Session PowerPoint
-the PowerPoint presentation used in the FCS Update Sessions
State Suggested Course Outline
-an example of a State Suggested Course Outline (FCS Communications)
Career Programs in Family and Consumer Sciences
-a Matrix of FCS Courses in Illinois
State Course Lesson Validation
-list of the lessons in the Intro to FCS Careers Course that was validated by the FCS teachers who attended 2015 Update Sessions
FCS MyCaert Resources
-a list of recently updated Family and Consumer Science Lessons and E-Units which will soon be posted to the MyCaert Website
Public Act 099-0284
-this is the Public Act which requires that Consumer Education be taught in Illinois 
Kahoot Flyer
-this flyer has instructions for using Kahoot in your classroom
Augmented Reality Flyer
-a short list of steps for you to use an Augmented Reality App
ECE Level 1 Credential Links
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