PEAFCS membership is extended to any Penn State Extension employee working in any capacity with family and consumer science programming, and who has a degree in home economics or related field.

PEAFCS members are affiliates of the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (NEAFCS), an organization that educates professionals to empower individuals and families to make informed decisions.

Benefits of membership

  • Continuous opportunities in professional development
  • Job recognition
  • National representation in issues regarding your chosen profession
  • Personal growth
  • Correspondence from your state association
  • The magazine, The Reporter, a NEAFCS publication, three times a year. The Reporter contains articles on successful programs. across the U.S., detailed descriptions of association award-winning educational programs, and upcoming events.