Family & Consumer Science

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  • WHS Courses:

    Education Exploration and Child/Adolescent Development: Students learn about child and teen growth & development, as well as explore careers in education (1-year course). 

    Early Childhood Education (ECE):  this course prepares students to work in an early childhood education center.  Internship hours at WPS ECE centers are a part of the course.  Students receive concurrent enrollment credit through FRCC upon successful completion of the course. 

    College Credit:

    • Intro to Early Childhood Education (ECE 101)

    FACS Student Organization - FCCLA (Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America)  

    • All students in FACS classes have the opportunity to join FCCLA.  Student organizations help students provide training and realistic learning experiences to prepare students for employment in careers, develop leadership skills, and more.  If you are interested, ask Ms. Black how you can be involved.  
    • Learn more at http://fccla.cccs.edu/ 

    There are multiple ways you and your organization can ensure the success of our CTE programs and students continue. Contact Lottie Wilson via email lwilson@westminsterpublicschools.org to learn more or click Ed Foundation Donation Link to donate to support CTE through our WPS Education Foundation.  You can specify the program and/or activity you wish to support under the "Special Instructions or Comments for Non-Profit" box.