Outstanding Family and Consumers Science Teacher Award


Recognition for significant accomplishments within the professional field of Family and Consumer Sciences Education.

Criteria for Outstanding FCS Teacher:

  • Certified FCS teacher.
  • Demonstrates outstanding teaching in the classroom.
  • Supports NMSU FCSE program (either through recruiting, supporting student teachers, allowing observations, etc.).
  • Active FCCLA or ProStart chapter advisor/sponsor.
  • Contributes to the profession through membership in professional organizations and service to the profession.


FCSE faculty will submit a letter to the FCS Department Head describing the performance and qualities of the nominee warranting the award. Supporting evidence is welcome, but not required.

Recipient will receive:

Framed certificate.

Mail letters of nomination to:
Awards Committee c / o
Dean, College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
P.O. Box 30003, MSC 3AG
New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, NM 88003

On-campus address:
Gerald Thomas Hall
Room 220

Typed nomination letters may be sent to The Dean's Office.