American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (AAFCS)


Thank you for visiting the AAFCS New EXperiences in Training (NEXT) website. Below you will find a list of available webinars. Click on the webinar title to view a full description.

Announcing the Fall 2014 Webinar Series!

New! Complimentary Live Webinars for AAFCS Members!

Sharon BaillieThursday, December 11th at 4pm ET
Incorporating Apps and Tools into FCS Classrooms
Sharon Baillie, 2011 AAFCS National Teacher of the Year, shares her insights, experience and lessons learned. She will cover how to design technology based activities, support students' use of 21st Century Skills, use technology to meet individual learning styles, and incorporate STEM in the classroom.


Looking for more professional development? You can view all of our webinars in their archived format! Click on the links below to register.


All webinars are available on-demand, whenever it fits YOUR schedule!

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All AAFCS webinars are now cross-walked to the National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences. Click here for more information.

Content Area

Archived Webinars

Nutrition, Health, and
Wellness

Dietary Approaches to Diabetes: Resources from the Joslin Diabetes Center

Sponsored by ENC

 

FitKids: A Multidisciplinary Weight Management Program for Children and Youth

Call to Action! Childhood Obesity is Everyone's Problem

Sponsored by ENC

Healthy Family and Consumer Sciences Classrooms: New Perspectives on Social and Cultural Factors

Caregiving for Older Adults:  Options, Strategies and Self-Care

12 Foods You Should Add to Your Diet Now to Reduce the Risk of Heart Disease and Other Illnesses

Small Steps to Health and Wealth: Research Implications and Program Methods

Food Psychology: Why We Eat More Than We Think

Am I Losing My Mind?

Bringing Science to Life:  Fundamentals of a Food Science Program

MyPlate:  Navigating the Transition from MyPyramid  

Sponsored by LZE

Cancer Prevention: Solutions in Your Kitchen

Health and Financial Literacy: Gearing up for New Health Insurance Law

Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs):  Separating Fact from Fiction

Nutrition and Hydration for Physical Performance: Guidelines for Teens and Adults

Sponsored by ENC

U.S. Farm-Raised Seafood and a Healthy Diet

Financial Education

Identity Theft: The Latest Scams, Emotional Consequences, and How To Protect Yourself

Saving For a Prosperous Retirement with a Tax-Deferred 403(b) Plan

Money Management FUN! For Secondary Students

Financial Planning for the Second Half of Your Life: 15 Key Topics for Older Adults

Equipping Youth to Navigate Finances in Their Everyday Lives: A Fresh Approach to Financial Literacy

20 Steps to Becoming a Millionaire: A Research-Based Approach to Building Wealth

Budgeting and Debt Management:  An FCS Approach 

Cracking the Millionaire Code: Financial Education for Teachers and Students

Deciding When to Retire:  What You Need to Know

IRAs and Mutual Funds: How to Build Wealth for a Secure Future

Health and Financial Literacy: Gearing up for New Health Insurance Law

Broken Promises:  10 Strategies to Achieve Financial Security When Benefits Are Reduced

Understanding the Behavioral Side of Finances

Educational Technology and Social Media

Online Teaching Methods for FCS Professionals

Web Wise: Web Applications for FCS Professionals

Beyond PowerPoint—New, Free Web 2.0 Technology for the FCS Classroom

Teacher Education

Teacher-Child Interaction: The Art of Teaching with Words

Best Practices for FCS Instructors Participating in IEP Meetings

Applying STEM Concepts to Real World Issues Using Family and Consumer Sciences Curriculum

Preparing Our Students for the Real World: Are Colleges Doing Enough?

Evaluating Family and Consumer Sciences Programs (K-12): Data, Documentation, and Decision-Making

Motivating K-12 Students for Content Mastery: Empirically Proven Strategies That Work

Diversity 101: Practical Insights into Managing Differences

Best Practices for New FCS Teachers: Panel Presentation on Lessons Learned by FCS Education Professionals

Sponsored by LZE

Advancing Reasoning Skills in Adolescents:  New Ideas to Engage Developing Brains

Why Group Work Does Not Work

Field Research: How to Ensure a Successful Result

Today's Inclusive Classroom:  How to Help Students with Developmental Disabilities Succeed

Critical Personal and Professional Advocacy Skills

Service-Learning:  How To Engage Students and Maximize Learning

2-part program:
An Ounce of Prevention:  Complete Curriculum on Preconception Issues for Teens and Young Adults (Part One)

An Ounce of Prevention: Complete Curriculum on Preconception Issues for Teens and Young Adults (Part Two)

Sponsored by Injoy

Interpersonal Relationships

Life is About Relationships: Learn How World-Class Leaders Build and Sustain Them

Resolving Technology and Family Relationship Concerns

What Families Need to Succeed: New Research Identifies 21 Critical Assets

Victims, Bullies, Bystanders and Their Families: The Unique Role for Family and Consumer Sciences in the Bullying Epidemic

The Marriage Garden:  A New Approach to Cultivating Strong, Stable Relationships

Loyalty Workshop: How to Build and Maintain Loyal Relationships

Apparel, Textiles, & Design

Sustainability in Textiles and Apparel: What Consumers Can Do

Clothing & Textiles: Using Technology to Advance the Content Area

Child Development

Playground Power: Why Outdoor Play is Beneficial

Consuming Kids: How Excessive Commercialism is Harming Children

Encouraging Male Involvement in Early Childhood, Parenting and FCS

Baby's Brain, Language, and Literacy: The Role of Reading in Infant Development

Housing and Interior Design

What's New in Household Equipment and Kitchen Design?

Living Green: Energy Efficient and Sustainable Practices within the Home

Career Pathways

Career Skillet: Engaging Youth in Career Skills and FCS Career Opportunities

 

 

Additional Information

  • We have a variety of archived webinars that can be viewed on-demand to meet your needs. Once you receive the log in information, you can view the webinar at whatever day / time works for your schedule.
  • For more information or to register for archived webinars, please click on the links above.
  • Each webinar is worth 1.5 PDUs. Registration fees are $35 (AAFCS members), $50 (nonmembers). Group Discounts are available - contact Daila Boufford at dboufford@aafcs.org for more information.
  • If you work at a higher ed institution and you would be interested in showing an archived recording to your class, please contact Daila Boufford at dboufford@aafcs.org. Special site license rates are available.
  • If you would like to learn more about using AAFCS webinars in your higher ed classrooms, check out this article by Dr. Jill Conlon, published in the Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences.