The Colorado Association Teachers of Family and Consumer Sciences (CATFACS) is a part of the Association of Career and Technical Education (ACTE), the largest national education association dedicated to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for careers. Our focus is on providing professional development opportunities and increasing public awareness of FACS education for future, current, and retired Family and Consumer Sciences educators.


Each year CATFACS hosts an annual conference, typically in January, as well as a summer conference in partnership with the Colorado Association for Career and Technical Education (CACTE). CATFACS is an active division and accounts for 100+ of the 800+ CACTE state members.  


To learn more about ACTE and its divisions, go to  

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Nancy Cornell

CATFACS Member of the Month October 2017