While some of the sessions at Annual Conference are specifically geared toward professionals or retirees, most are also appropriate (or designed specifically) for students! Stay tuned for a listing of the key sessions for our student attendees, plus fun opportunities to explore Atlanta and make new friends!
Student Group Rate:
Are 6 or more students from your university attending Annual Conference?
If so, you all qualify to save $20 off your Student Registration! In order to receive the discount, each student must register online by May 31. Select "Pay by check" when you finish your registration, and make sure to finalize it! When all 6 (or more) students have registered, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
, and all registrations will be adjusted. We can then take payment by check or credit card! Feel free to contact Sara at email@example.com
or 703-706-4612 with questions. Student Hotel Discount:
To receive the special reservation link for the $130 (plus taxes and fees) student rate, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Rooms at this rate are limited, so book as soon as possible!
NOTE: Student rate rooms have sold out on Saturday, June 23rd. To book that night, please use the group rate link, here, and the hotel will combine your reservations. You MUST put the same name on both reservations as the primary attendee, or they will not know to combine them.
Recommended Sessions for Students:
Remember: students are welcome at all sessions! As future FCS professionals, we feel sessions designed for all content areas and practice settings are relevant to you.
However, we know that conference can be overwhelming, so wanted to feature a few that might be particularly helpful for you--plus activities designed just for students. Please check back--we'll be adding others soon! You can learn more about all sessions here
. Sunday, June 24th: 5:00pm-7:00pm:
Relax, Refresh, Relate Welcome Reception (included with your registration)
7:00pm-8:00pm: First-Time Attendee and New Member Orientation
Monday, June 25th:
9:00am-11:00am: Opening General Session with speaker Dr. Dena Simmons3:45pm-4:45pm:
Creating Work-Life Balance as a New Professional5:15pm-7:15pm:
Expo Grand Opening7:00pm-8:00pm:
Student Unit Business Meeting8:00pm-9:00pm:
Student Unit Social NightTuesday, June 26th:
8:00am-12:00pm: Expo Extravaganza and Continental Breakfast (included with your registration)
10:00am-12:00pm: "i3: Inspiration--Innovation--Impact" round tables4:30pm-5:30pm:
Food Insecurity Among 18-24-Year-Olds: Much More Than End-of-Term Ramen Noodles4:30pm-5:30pm:
I’ve Said “Yes to Teaching FCS,” Now What?Wednesday, June 27th:
8:00am-9:30am: "Find Your People" Networking Event and Coffee Break9:45am-10:45am:
Surviving Your First Year Teaching Part III: Building Healthy Relationships in Your Classroom11:15am-1:00pm: Capstone Luncheon with speaker Dr. Paul McGhee
(included with your registration)
Stay tuned for details on our conference app scavenger hunt--we had such a great time in Dallas last year that we've upgraded--and we'll have some great prizes, too!