"The AAFCS conference has a valuable mix of sessions for a variety of audiences (5-12, higher education, generalists, and specialists, etc.) and it provided me several options for professional development."

Anapama Pasricha
Co-Chair, Department of Family, Consumer and Nutritional Sciences
and Assistant Professor
St. Catherine University

Educational Objectives

Participants in the AAFCS 108th Annual Conference will be able to:

  • Design financial education programs and activities that meet the needs of diverse audiences.
  • Integrate financial education concepts into other family and consumer sciences content areas.
  • Examine financial implications of health, nutrition, and fitness information, programs, and services, such as the costs and benefits of the local food movement or the Affordable Care Act.
  • Provide tools that help individuals and families better manage financial issues faced at major life stages.
  • Utilize research-based information and strategies to help individuals and families achieve desired financial outcomes through improved communication and cooperation.
  • Assess best practices for consumers when making purchasing and resource decisions, including how to protect their identity and assets.
  • Select appropriate technology and online tools to securely manage personal finances.

Online registration has closed--but don't worry, you can register at the same rate on-site in Dallas!