Family and Consumer Sciences
Home and Career Skills focuses on independent living for teenagers now and in their future. Career planning including entrepreneurship, food preparation and nutrition, personal financial management, home energy conservation, community responsibility, clothing care, resource management, and consumerism are the topics that are covered in middle school.
Mrs. Paley had extensive experience in the food service industry before becoming a teacher. She is active in her teacher's organization and keeps her students up-to-date with professional development in Albany several times each year. This past summer she attended the Culinary Educators class at Johnson and Wales University in Denver, CO.