Call to action

AAFCS is asking you to provide your input on the National Career Clusters Framework.  Learn how you can Advocate for the inclusion of FCS in a Career Cluster


Learn More

https://youtu.be/5HNuD1LvOY0

View the Rationale for Establishing a FCS Career Cluster

FCS Alliance

Let’s Build a Statewide Alliance to Sustain Family and Consumer Sciences

View the Work Group Session Report

Suggested Next Steps:

– Survey time with FCS Alliance Stakeholders of best meeting times including month, day of the week, and time of the day.

– Kathryn Wood, OAFCS Webmaster, will create survey and send link to Susan Shockey and Margaret Jenkins for them to send to Ohio FCS Workgroup participants.

Legislation Concerning FCS

SB 17-

During the 3rd hearing on SB 17 with the House Primary & Secondary Committee two amendments to the bill were offered and accepted:

During the 4th hearing on SB 17 with the House Primary & Secondary Committee 5 opposing witnesses shared their testimony.

During the 5th hearing on SB 17 with the House Primary & Secondary Committee on November 28, 2023, the committee made the following changes to the Senate-passed version of the bill: 

Reasons House Primary & Secondary Education Committee members should not support this bill:

 

Are you willing to provide a testimony? Please complete the form below and your written testimony to OHRPrimary&SecondaryEducationCommittee@ohiohouse.gov at least 24 hours before the Committee meeting. Limit your testimony to no more than five minutes and be prepared to cut it to three minutes if necessary.

 

Please send a message to the members of the Senate Finance Committee:

Matt DolanChairR614-466-8056Send Email
Jerry CirinoVice ChairR614-644-7718Send Email
Vernon SykesRanking MemberD614-466-7041Send Email
Lou BlessingR614-466-8068Send Email
Andrew BrennerR614-466-8086Send Email
Hearcel CraigD614-466-5131Send Email
Theresa GavaroneR614-466-8060Send Email
Paula Hicks HudsonD614-466-5204 Contact
George LangR614-466-8072Send Email
Nathan ManningR614-644-7613Send Email
Bill ReinekeR614-466-8049Send Email
Mark RomanchukR614-466-7505Send Email
Kirk SchuringR614-466-0626Send Email