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Certified in Family and Consumer Sciences

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American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
Certified in Family and Consumer Sciences
1555 King Streeet, Alexandria
VA 22314


The AAFCS Certification Program is designed to: ■Assure the public that credentialed family and consumer sciences professionals have attained a threshold level of knowledge that enables them to perform services as defined by the mission of the profession; ■Foster excellence in the family and consumer sciences profession and develop criteria for assessing such excellence; and ■Promote professional growth of individuals certified in family and consumer sciences by encouraging a systematic program of professional development and continuing education.

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Oral or Written Exam Required? Yes

Renewal Required? Every 3 Year(s)

Renew through Continuing Professional Development(CPD)? Yes

Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)? No

This certification is related to Career and Technical Education Career Clusters.
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