York Community High School

Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)

National Technical Honor Society (NTHS)




Click HERE for the NTHS Application


The application, and required accompanying materials are due by 2/24/2017.


Please turn materials in to Mr. Ross in Industrial Technology or Mrs. Albert in FCS. 


Applicants will be notified of acceptance in March. 

An induction ceremony will take place in April. 


National NTHS Website




Family and Consumer Sciences

Career and Technical Education Division

Family and Consumer Science Department

Office: A122

Family and Consumer Science Teachers

Family and Consumer Science Teachers

L to R: Laurie Foss, Ashley McDonough, Rachael Marten, Lindsey Goldsmith, Wendy Albert, Sarah Marik

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Special Programs Application Timeline and Information for 2017-2018 School Year

Please review the information below and submit all appropriate applications by the deadlines indicated. Students wishing to receive priority consideration for a parking spot due to enrollment in these programs should also submit the parking application by the date indicated below. Please note: If a student is NOT accepted into Career Internship, Invitation to Teach or Med Careers their parking application will go into the general lottery.



  • Junior Registration Meetings January 31 - February 3, 2017

    • Students should discuss their desire to enroll in one of the courses listed below with their counselor during their registration meeting.

    • This does not guarantee enrollment in the course. Students must also submit the appropriate application by the deadline. The applications give further information about candidate selection and when students will be notified if they have been accepted into the course.

  • Invite to Teach Application Due:  1/27/2017 to Miss Foss in room A122

  • Parking Application Due: 1/27/2017 to Mr. McGuire in room C123

  • Career Internship Application Due: 2/24/2017 (completed online)


Career Internship

  • Students applying for Career Internship should complete this ONLINE APPLICATION by 2/24/2017.


Invitation to Teach

  • Students applying for Invitation to teach  need to complete THIS APPLICATION and submit a hard copy, along with the essay questions and a letter of recommendation to Miss Foss in the FCS Office (A122) by 1/27/2017.

Learn more about our La Brigade Restaurant program!

View the video below to learn more about the La Brigade Restaurant and Food and Restaurant Managment course.

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Division Course Offerings 2017-2018

Contact Us

Career and Technical Education
Division Chair

Wendy Albert
(630) 617-2408
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Department Secretary
Karen Hourihan
(630) 617-2416
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Department Teachers

Albert, Wendy
Tech/Applied Arts Division Chair, La Brigade Restaurant walbert@elmhurst205.org
Foss, Laurie
Family & Consumer Sciences Teacher lfoss@elmhurst205.org
Goldsmith, Lindsey
Family and Consumer Science Teacher lgoldsmith@elmhurst205.org
Marik, Sarah
Family & Consumer Science Teacher smarik@elmhurst205.org
Marten, Rachael
Family and Consumer Science Teacher rmarten@elmhurst205.org
McDonough, Ashley
Family and Consumer Science Teacher amcdonough@elmhurst205.org

How to ACHIEVE in FCS!

FCS Students - looking to make the most out of your FCS classroom experience?  CLICK HERE  for more information about teacher expectations for student work during lab time, individual work time, group work time, and teacher lead instruction!