The Kentucky Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (KAFCS)is the Kentucky affiliate of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS). AAFCS is the only nationally recognized organization that brings together a variety of professionals to address critical topics challenging society and to promote research-based life skills education. Since its organization in1909, AAFCS has brought together K-12 teachers, university educators, Cooperative Extension agents, dietitians and other FCS professionals collaborate to improve the quality of individual and family life. We educate and influence generations of American consumers in our classrooms, our organizations, and our communities.

  • KAFCS Annual Meeting
    “Celebrating Diversity in Family and Consumer Sciences”

    March 6–7, 2014
    DoubleTree Suites by Hilton
    2601 Richmond Road, Lexington
  • Winter 2014 Newsletter and Registration

    Registration Due February 12, 2014

  • Position Announcment - KAFCS Seeking Executive Secretary

    The Kentucky Association of Family and Consumer Sciences is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Executive Secretary. The Executive Secretary will perform activities necessary for the overall maintenance, administration and promotion of the Kentucky Association of Family and Consumer Sciences as directed by the Executive Committee (see KAFCS Bylaws Article IV, Section 10). A job description is included with this notice (Handbook, 2010). 

Interested individuals should submit a resume and a letter of application describing your qualifications and visions for the position to Brooke Jenkins-Howard via email or postal mail (P.O. Box 1263, Salyersville, Kentucky 41465). Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2014 and applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is identified.
For more information, contact search committee co-chairs Brooke Jenkins-Howard ( or 606-454-1637) or Martha Perkins ( or 606-776-0934).