Family and Consumer Sciences are six different classes that are made to work together to prepare high school students for the future and for home life after graduation. Family Dynamics, Personal Development, Family and Individual Health, Nutrition and Wellness, Child Development, and Resource Management are the six classes that make up the Family and Consumer Sciences curriculum.

1/2 Credit Each Course


Mrs. Ballard, Teacher
Mrs. Ballard has been a member of the New Albany Career & Technical Center since 1997. She is married to Robert Ballard. They have three children: Jack, Marshall, and Andrew, who are all former students at NAHS. She holds a B.S. in Home Economics from the University of Mississippi and has worked toward a degree in education from Blue Mountain College. Mrs. Ballard also sponsors the FCA - Fellowship of Christian Athletes, which is open for all students in the high school.

Admission Requirements
Students in grades 9, 10, 11, and 12 are eligible to participate in this program.

Student Organization
FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) is a national student organization that helps young people become strong leaders in their families, careers and communities.

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