Standards of Quality: Accreditation Guidelines Redesigned

Forsythe, Hazel; Andrews, Frances; Stanley, M. Sue; Anderson, Carol L.
April 2011
Journal of Family & Consumer Sciences;Spring2011, Vol. 103 Issue 2, p9
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the review and revision of the 2001 standards for the American Association of Family & Cosumer Sciences (AAFCS) program accreditation by the Council for Accreditation (CFA). It explores the approach used for the revision. It describes redesigning process of the standards as well as highlights the pedagogical and philosophical foundations applied for the standards. Strategies used to derive data from educators within the field of CFS are identified.


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