History of FACS

Timeline created by maddy2465
In History
  • Birth of Ellen Swallow Richards

    Birth of Ellen Swallow Richards
    Considered the founder of FACS and was an engineer, chemist, and university faculty member
  • First Land Grant University in AR

    First Land Grant University in AR
    The University of Arkansas was built and considered a land grant university
  • Chicago World's Fair

    Chicago World's Fair
    Ellen Swallow Richards applied chemistry to cooking
  • Lake Placid Conference

    Lake Placid Conference
    the first conference for Home Economics
  • Founding of AHEA

    Founding of AHEA
    American Home Economics Association was founded by Ellen Richards at the 10th annual Lake Placid conference
  • Smith-Lever Act of 1914

    Congress established a national Cooperative Extension Service that extended outreach programs through land-grant universities to educate rural Americans about advances in agricultural practices and technology
  • Smith-Lever Act of 1914

    Smith-Lever Act of 1914
    established a national Cooperative Extension Service that extended outreach programs through land-grant universities to educate rural Americans about advances in agricultural practices and technology
  • Smith Hughes Act of 1917

    an act of the United States Congress that promoted vocational education in "agriculture, trades and industry, and homemaking," and provided federal funds for this purpose.
  • Smith Hughes Act of 1917

    Smith Hughes Act of 1917
    an act of the United States Congress that promoted vocational education in "agriculture, trades and industry, and homemaking," and provided federal funds for this purpose.
  • Vocational Education Acts of 1963

    Enacted by Congress to offer new and expanded vocational education programs
  • Vocational Education Acts of 1963

    Enacted by Congress to offer new and expanded vocational education programs
  • Land Grant University

    Land Grant University
    Established institutions of higher education that is benefitted by the Morrill Acts of 1862
  • Vocational Education Act Amendment of 1968

    extended set-aside funding for students from specific populations
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973

    the federal law that approves grants to states for vocational rehabilitation services, supported employment, independent living, and client assistance
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973

    the federal law that approves grants to states for vocational rehabilitation services, supported employment, independent living, and client assistance
  • Vocational Education Act Amendment of 1973

    prohibits discrimination on the basis of handicap in any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1976

    required states receiving federal funding for vocational education to develop and carry out activities and programs to eliminate gender bias, stereotyping, and discrimination in vocational education.
  • The Carl Perkins Act

    The Carl Perkins Act
    the act aims to increase the quality of technical education within the United States in order to help the economy.
  • Name Change

    Name Change
    The name Family and Consumer Sciences was born