Webinar Library

Whether you are brand new to FCS, a professional whose focus is mainly outside the classroom, or a distinguished professor/instructor, the AAFCS Virtual Professional Development Program (VPD) will provide you with multiple opportunities to enhance your skills and foster a deeper knowledge of current and emerging issues facing individuals, families and communities today.

AAFCS hosts VPD events throughout the year. All events are recorded.  The recordings are available on-demand, whenever it fits YOUR schedule!

  • Our  Virtual Professional Development events are available to AAFCS members only (member benefit). Learn more about membership!
  • VPD events are cross-walked to the National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences.
  • Each VPD event is approved for either 1 or 1.5 PDUs depending on its length.

Please NOTE that members must be logged into the website (via MyAAFCS in upper right corner) to see the button to access the recording. 

For questions about our webinars, please email us at webinars@aafcs.org.

Call for Proposals

AAFCS is planning the 2023-2024 Virtual Professional Development Series and invites YOU to contribute to the professional development of our members!  Share your expertise by providing trends, relevant research, best practices, and innovations on FCS related topics. AAFCS is committed to offering outstanding professional development for members in multiple practice settings and across content areas. Proposals are being accepted for the 30 minute recorded sessions.

Check out the full library of on-demand recordings!

Improving Sleep The Latest Research
Diversity Matters

High Level Thinking

Food Science Read It and Eat

Driving Community Health

FCS Body of Knowledge

Leading in the Lab

New My Plate

Baking Builds FCS STEAM

Flipping A Switch

Financial Fitness 20 Steps


Teacher Bootcamp
Teen Trends
Teaching Money Smarts
STEMIFYING the FCS Curriculum
Beyond Estate Planning
Creating a FCS Globally Competent Classroom
Transforming Loss: When Grief Comes to School
Common Sense Devise Free Dinners
Family Meals Made Easy
Recovering from Identity Theft
Transformational Play
Mindfulness Mapping
Baking for Family Fun
Farm to Community

Additional Members Only Webinar Recordings

Recorded webinars are accessible to AAFCS members ONLY (member benefit). Click on the link below to access the specific webinar recording. Please NOTE that members must be logged into the website (via MyAAFCS in upper right corner) to see the access button. Below are some of the recorded webinars from the 2017-18, 2018-2019 and Fall 2019 series.

Tell us about it!

We'd love to hear from you about your professional development journey. Other professionals will benefit from your experience as well. To share resources that have been valuable to your career advancement, speakers that enabled you to enhance your skills, or other items related to professional development, please comment on the AAFCS blog, Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.