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!

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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, and all registrations will be adjusted. We can then take payment by check or credit card! Feel free to contact Sara at 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 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)
First-Time Attendee and New Member Orientation

Monday, June 25th:
Opening General Session with speaker Dr. Dena Simmons
3:45pm-4:45pm: Creating Work-Life Balance as a New Professional
5:15pm-7:15pm: Expo Grand Opening
7:00pm-8:00pm: Student Unit Business Meeting
8:00pm-9:00pm: Student Unit Social Night

Tuesday, June 26th: 
Expo Extravaganza and Continental Breakfast (included with your registration)
"i3: Inspiration--Innovation--Impact" round tables
4:30pm-5:30pm: Food Insecurity Among 18-24-Year-Olds: Much More Than End-of-Term Ramen Noodles
4:30pm-5:30pm: I’ve Said “Yes to Teaching FCS,” Now What?

Wednesday, June 27th: 
"Find Your People" Networking Event and Coffee Break
9:45am-10:45am: Surviving Your First Year Teaching Part III: Building Healthy Relationships in Your Classroom
11:15am-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!