Strands and Objectives

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High quality professional development for members and non-members is at the core of the Annual Conference.  The 2022 Annual Conference will provide a forum to:

  • Reunite with FCS professionals and students from across the country.
  • Renew a commitment to and passion for AAFCS and the FCS profession.
  • Revamp professional practice with innovative strategies, tools, and resources.
  • Recognize excellence in research, service, and scholarship.


    Participants at the AAFCS Annual Conference will:
    • Cultivate leadership and advocacy skills;
    • Build professional networks and relationships;
    • Embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion within AAFCS and the FCS profession;
    • Maximize effective tools, strategies, and resources in professional practice;
    • Explore trends and innovations relevant to FCS content areas;
    • Analyze critical issues and challenges;
    • Engage in collaborative learning and dialogue;
    • Advance research and scholarship within the profession;
    • Promote sustainability behaviors and activities;
    • Make a positive impact on the individuals, families, and communities they serve.


    The 2022 Annual Conference offers high quality professional development to equip and empower FCS professionals and students to:

    • Effect Change: Leadership, Advocacy and Collaboration
    • Effect Change: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
    • Celebrate #FCSsuccess: Educational Tools, Trends, and Resources
    • Celebrate #FCSsuccess: Research and Scholarship