American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (AAFCS)


Members Save on Insurance and More!

We know that smart financial management is a tenet of FCS, and we want to help our members by offering a selection of benefits that can help your dollars go further.

Insurance Plans

Student educator? Car insurance consumer? FCS consultant? Members can participate in a wide array of insurance plans available through AAFCS' partnership with the Trust for Insuring Educators, including car insurance through Geico, student educator liability insurance (required by many student-teaching programs), and professional liability plans.

AAFCS Bank of America Card

Here's an easy way to support AAFCS and develop your credit—the AAFCS Platinum Plus® MasterCard® Credit Card with WorldPoints® Rewards from Bank of America. With every new account that is opened and every purchase made, Bank of America will make a contribution to AAFCS—at no additional cost to you! Use your card to join or renew your membership with AAFCS today!

Conference Discount

Members receive a significant discount below the nonmember registration cost for the Annual Conference and Expo. For more than 100 years, AAFCS has assembled educators, entrepreneurs, researchers and business people to share knowledge, research, and experience.

Discounts on Publications

Receive a Members-Only discount on books sold by AAFCS. Members also receive more than 50% off of the individual nonmember price for the quarterly Family & Consumer Sciences Research Journal.

Travel Website

Make your travel arrangements on AAFCS' travel website. You'll find great deals and a portion of the travel commission will be given to AAFCS.

Car Rental

Road trip, anyone? Members are eligible for a discount on Hertz rental vehicles!

Discount on Professional Certification

As an AAFCS member, you’ll save $100 on your certification fee. And, if you’re not yet a member, be sure to ask about the Initial Certification Fee & AAFCS Membership Package.