Hosted by Barbara Scully
Welcome to the Connect FCSed!
Hosted by Barbara Scully, this podcast is about recruiting, supporting, and retaining family and consumer science (FCS) educators in the modern day home economics class.
We have candid conversations, stories and share valuable resources that help us succeed in our classroom.
This includes classroom management, promoting FCS in schools and communities, class culture, and life skills.
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- Todd Christensen is the host of the Money fit show. Todd is an author and educational manager, but he's a financial educator, facilitator, lecturer, and speaker. I have collaborated with Todd on his podcast a few times, and it's been an absolute honor to be able to work side by side with him in the[...]
- Welcome to episode 93 where we circle back with Dr. Janine Duncan and Dr. Gwendoline Hustvedt of the International Federation for Home Economics about the 2022 World Congress. I'm really excited about this conversation because we really dive deep into where the Congress will be held in the United States, and dive deep into why[...]
- In today’s episode, I have two co-hosts with me, first is the President of the International Federation of Home Economics, Gwendolyn Hustvedt, and the Vice-President co-chair for the Region of Americas, Janine Duncan. Professor Gwendolyn Hustvedt, who teaches textiles and product development at Texas State University, started her four-year term as President of the International[...]
- Today's guest is Jill Perillo Clark and our topic is CTE teacher certification programs. Jill is a Sommelier and the program director for Wine Studies and the field supervisor for teacher practicums for the Busines to Industry route teacher certification programs at Central Washington University. Jill transitioned into the field of education after completing her[...]
- In today's episode, I'm really excited to have with me Dr. Dave, or known as Dave Schram on campus. So Dave SRAM is an associate professor and family life extension specialist at Utah State University in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies where he teaches Interpersonal family relationships to students. What he's really[...]
- • Traditionally, there hasn't been a lot of support for those current in-classroom FCS teachers other than what their state administrator provides, and so each state has some sort of state administrator employed by the entity of which overseas career in technical education, or at least somebody that kinda vaguely oversees multiple areas, and so[...]
- • Can you ever really prepare to honor roll and feeling and Consumer Sciences? It is such a varied discipline and it is constantly evolving, but we do the best we can to give students lots of opportunities, helping them understand the family and consumer sciences body of knowledge is really key. The first piece of[...]
- • I can't count how many conversations I've had with people out in the community, random strangers, even where they think that they should bring back home economics. But Home Economics has always been here. It changed the name 30 years ago. It's always been here. It's going to continue to be here. And they value[...]
- • The National Partnership is a group of over 14 national level organizations that are all an integral part of family and consumer sciences education. All of them care about recruiting, preparing and supporting FCS educators. We found that these organizations were all doing great things among themselves for FCS ED, but we didn't have a[...]
- Welcome back to the Connect FCS Ed, our co-host for today's episode is Executive Director, Melissa Martin of Phi U, or also known as Phi Upsilon Omicron. Melissa was initially the most active new initiate in 2004, serving as the First Vice President in charge of directing the professional project, she was also honored with[...]
- • At KP Compass Curriculum, our mission is to elevate education by basically thinking out of the box, so we develop so much the different technologies and techniques, and basically using the aspect of... We're coming in and looking from the outside to identify the needs of the teachers, and based on what people complain[...]
- • Starting on Episode 79, we had on the show, Ashley Nelson, who shared, get your members, get your students excited, build relationships, reach out to your state advisors, join the FCC LA advisor Facebook groups. Even if you're not an advisor yet, it does not hurt to get involved and start learning from the best.[...]
- • If you are starting out brand new, you don't have a chapter and you're interested in starting a chapter, I'd recommend first starting on our website, we have our join page that list out what it looks like, and then I also encourage you to check out the FCCLA advisors Facebook group. That's a great[...]
- • First, before starting this episode- I am acknowledging my gratitude to the trailblazing women who forged a path to which I may share my voice and passion, cast my vote, and hold a job which I am proud to serve in the classroom and various leadership committees where I can improve systems and policies. [...]
- • I've been on leadership committees and we've been talking about our multi-tiered support systems (MTSS), that's the multi-leveled system of tiered support groups for those interventions, so tier one, tier two, tier three interventions. Right now, we are all just trying to help those tier one students, because we want everybody involved. How are[...]
- • Pat sent me a copy of his book, Gio and Banks: Scarcity, Choices and Trade-offs, and I read it to my financial literacy students today in class. I showed all the colorful pages to them and the illustrations and having a little bit side conversations as I'm reading your book with them. They loved[...]
- • We want to talk about strategies for retaining our FCS teachers because we love our teachers, don't we? Yes, we do. And we need them, we need them so desperately bad research says that teachers leave the profession within the first three years that they're gonna do so for that first three years[...]