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New York State Association of Family and Consumer Science
an organization specifically designed to further the goals of
family and consumer science education in New York State.
NYSHETA was founded in 1961 and received its charter from the
Board of Regents on September 26, 1969. On May 4, 1995, the
name was changed to New York State Association of Family and
Consumer Science Educators.
goals of NYSAFCSE, as outlined in the constitution, are:
To provide an organization for official representation of
family and consumer science teachers.
To unify interest and efforts in strengthening the program
of family and consumer sciences in education in the
schools and colleges of New York State.
To stimulate and coordinate research and experimentation
in the field of family and consumer science education.
To interpret family and consumer science education in the
light of changing needs.
offers unique representation and participation opportunities
to its members via the local area program. The state is
divided into twenty-three areas (by counties). Each area,
staffed by a local area-coordinator and assistants, provides
activities designed to meet the needs and interests of that
The area program also insures a more
direct representation of local needs to the executive board,
as each area-coordinator serves as a member of that board. A
percentage of state dues are returned to the area to assist
with area program expenses.
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Last Update 03/2013