Family and Consumer Sciences

Department Goal:

The Family and Consumer Sciences Child Care Completer is one of four Career and Technology Education completer programs. Students at Patapsco High School who successfully complete Child Development I, Child Development II, Nutrition & Foods and Decisions in Family Living will graduate under the FACS Child Care Completer Program.

In order for students to earn the FACS Child Care Completer 90 Hour Certificate as well as the Technology Achievement Guarantee (TAG) Certificate, they must meet the following criteria:

  • 96% or better attendance in the senior year
  • Pass all Maryland State and BCPS required assessments
  • Final grade of “B” or better in approved Career and Technology Education Program
  • Final grade of “C” or better in other subjects (or GPA of at least 3.0)
  • Positive interpersonal skills.




Steele, Jennifer

-Family and Consumer Science

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Macejka, Ashley

-Familyand Consumer Science

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