Georgia Association of Teachers
of Family & Consumer Sciences


The Georgia Association of Teachers of Family and Consumer Sciences (GATFACS) is the premier organization for the Hospitality & Tourism, Human Services and Education & Training Career Clusters. GATFACS is a division of the Georgia Association for Career & Technical Education (GACTE) organization. GATFACS encourages and organizes teachers to become a part of a collective voice that can influence issues and policies that impact Family and Consumer Sciences Education. As a member, teachers can network with each other and gain important and helpful tips and techniques as well as participate in professional development at the local, state and national levels.


  • To encourage and promote interest in Family and Consumer Sciences Education.
  • To maintain active membership in the Georgia Association of Career and Technical Education (GACTE).
  • To encourage professional growth among family and consumer sciences educators.
  • To maintain good relations with all educational services.
  • To sponsor projects or programs of mutual interest to all.
  • To promote legislation that impacts families and children