• -elcome To Mrs. Geraghty's Online Classroom 
     Family and Consumer Sciences - the FACS of Life
     "The best way to learn is to do; the worst way to teach is to talk" 
    FCCLA- after school club meets every Monday: come bake, sew and do great things for the community. FCCLA is currently collecting pull tabs from drink cans for the RMH of LB. Please donate!
    We are also collecting boxes of instant mashed potatoes for the LBHS holiday food drive.  
    Parent teacher conferences Thursday November 14, 5:30-7:30
    Marking period 1 ends November 11
    Classes / Grades: Early Childhood Development and Creative Sewing  grades 10-12

    Welcome students and families to Family and Consumer Sciences, where life skills matter.
    Professional Biography- Bachelor of Science from Montclair State University May 99
    Major- Human Ecology
    Concentration- Nutrition
    Received Masters In Education from Georgian Court University with a certification as a Reading Specialist/Literacy Coach- Date of completion December 2017
    Teaching at Long Branch High School since 2006
    FACS Head Teacher 2012, 2013, 2014
    FCCLA advisor
    Earned Highly Qualified teaching certificate via Alternate Route May 2007
    Received tenure 2009
    Family and Consumer Sciences Core Curriculum Content Standards
    9.1-  Personal Financial Literacy: all students will develop skills and strategies that promote personal and financial responsibility related to financial planning, savings, investment and charitable giving in the global economy.
    9.2 Career Ready Practices(CRP)=- practices aligned with common core, dedicated to provide students with skills needed for success in the 21st. century
    9.3 Career and Technical Education(CTE) 
    Common Core Standards- 21st Century Life and Careers
    Creativity and Innovation, Analysis,  Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Leadership, Teamwork, Positive Working Behaviors.
    Classes are now half year courses 2.5 credits

    Class schedule September- January
    Day 1 & Day 2                                                                       
    period A- ECD  
    period B- teacher prep/lunch                                                     
    period C- ECD                                                         
    period D- ECD
    period E- ECD  
    Teacher Contact information-  by phone 732-299-7300 xt 41137            
                                                            e-mail lgeraghty@longbranch.k12.nj.us