American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
Connecticut Affiliate Spring Conference
Thursday, May 2, 2019
at The Spa at Norwich Inn
Keynote Speaker and Presenter, Jennifer Rothman
Executive Director of Yellow Farmhouse Education Center at Stone Acres Farm in Stonington, CT.
Yellow Farmhouse Education Center is a non-profit organization located on the property of Stone Acres Farm in Stonington, CT and is led by Jennifer Rothman. Jennifer has over twenty years of experience building programs for museums, gardens and farms. She uses culinary and farm-based education to build meaningful connections to our environment and to our community. Jennifer will help us explores how we can integrate locally grown food into our curriculum and support learning across disciplines.
Specialized Breakout Sessions: perfect for focusing on areas you are most interested in learning more about and networking with teachers across the state who share your interests. Presenters include Suzanne Loud from the Connecticut Dept. of Ed on Pathway Programs, Heifer International, King Arthur Flour, Jennifer Rothman on sustainable farming and food to table, Tech for FCS, “Say Yes to FCS” Action Team, and afternoon collaboration initiatives.
Program of Events
Wednesday May 1st
5:00- 6:30pm FCS Teacher Networking Event
Thursday, May 2nd
7:30-8:15am Registration | “Traditional New England” Breakfast
8:15-9:30am Welcome by Karen Redanz, President AAFCS/CT
Keynote ~ Jennifer Rothman, Yellow Farmhouse Education Center
9:45-10:45am Breakout Session #1
11:00-12:00 Breakout Session #2
Noon-1:30pm Lunch | Awards | Meeting | Silent Auction
1:45-2:45pm Breakout Sessions: Collaboration Time
3:00-3:15pm Wrap-up | Program Evaluation Silent Auction Results Posted
Hotel Rooms @ The Inn At Norwich Spa are available for a special rate of $139 till April 12th
Be sure to book soon!!!
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