Family And Consumer Sciences
Serving McClain County families with educational programs developed to improve health, food & nutrition, money management, parenting, home-based business, and leadership development.
OCES Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) specialists and educators work to improve the quality of life for all Oklahomans by providing educational and technical assistance. Current key areas of focus include helping state residents solve complex concerns and issues related to: High numbers of teenage pregnancies, low household-per-person income, child abuse and neglect, nutritionally inadequate diets, and needs specific to Oklahoma’s increasing number of elderly residents. FCS professionals enable individuals and families to develop the capacity for strengthening families and enhancing communities in an ever-changing world. Educational programs include: Healthy Oklahoma, Growing Strong Families, Co-Parenting for Resilience, and Family Economic Well-Being.
- Mindless Eating
Do you find yourself eating for reasons others than hunger? For example, do you eat when you are stressed, bored, happy or sad? If you answered Yes to any of these, you are what we call a "mindless eater". Learn how to identify, exactly which type of mindless eater you are and how to overcome it to end dieting forever.
- Quilting-Jetting into the 21st Century
- Gifts From the Heart
Gift giving ideas to share with others.
- Flag Etiquette
- Grilling 101
- Healthy Cooking with Herbs and Spices
- Green Cleaning Recipes
- Identity Theft Prevention
- Money Management Check List for 2014
- Children and Stress
- Safe Housing Checklist for Senior Adults
- Emergency Kit on a Budget
- FEMA Disaster Kit information
- Credit Scores
- Magic in Your Muffin Tin
- Cooking with Whole Grains
- Food Safety After a Flood
- Kids in the Kitchen - Helper Activities
- Cheese Please
Discover more about one of our favorite foods - cheese. Kinds of cheese, nutritional information, recipes and more.
- Wills and Trusts
- Family & Consumer Education Fact Sheets
O.S.U. fact sheets related to family and consumer education.
- Farm to You
a traveling interactive adventure for elementary school children that follows food from the farm to the market and through the body to explore the relationships between agriculture, food and health.
- Oklahoma Gardening Recipes
Cooking with Barb Brown
- Oklahoma Home and Community Education
Oklahoma Home and Community Education, Inc., is a program of continuing education in all aspects of home and community life. The organization's ultimate mission is to educate its members to be well-informed and able to handle change in their homes and communities
- Co-Parenting for Resilience
Oklahoma Court Approved Class for Divorcing Parents. This is the place to find information on classes for divorcing parents. You can click on the links below to find more information about the class or simply go directly to the registration link to register for a class.