Mission, Vision, and Creed

Mission Statement
The National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (NEAFCS) educates and recognizes Extension professionals who impact the quality of life for individuals, families and communities.

Our Vision
NEAFCS is the professional organization for Extension Family and Consumer Sciences that:

  • Builds leaders for the future
  • Provides innovative professional growth and development opportunities
  • Recognizes and promotes excellence and scholarship in programming
  • Serves members as a nation-wide resource for education, information, networking, and building partnerships
  • Promotes the profession and the mission and goals of the Land Grant University Extension System

As an Extension educator, my prime concern is people.
I believe it is my responsibility to give the best of my ability and develop myself to be an effective educator.
I accept the opportunity to empower individuals, families, and communities to meet their needs and goals through a learning partnership.
May I always be willing to accept the challenges of the changing times. 

Value Statement
National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Science professionals provide families with evidence and science based programs, enabling them to improve their family’s well-being in health, financial management, food and nutrition, food safety, healthy homes and environments, family life and technology, improving their daily lives and creating vibrant communities in which they live.