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2021 AAFCS Virtual Conference - New Dates

The 2021 AAFCS Virtual Conference dates are June 16-18. SAVE THE DATES in your calendars!

We update our website, the Member Open Forum and our Facebook page regularly. You will want to check back throughout the spring for the latest information!

2021 Annual Conference Call For Proposals

Opportunity to present a fast-paced, high energy FCS fast talk session!

IGNITE! sessions are your chance at 10 minutes to share ideas that have worked really well for FCS professionals can “take-away” and use the very next week! Get ready to inspire and ignite immediate action with proven strategies!
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Did you miss the #FCSsuccess Campaign Event on March 19?

No worries! You can view the recording of Activating Advocacy with a Meeting-in-a Box on-demand here. The session included an overview of advocacy, ready to use tools and resources, advocacy success in Georgia and suggestions for building your own meeting-in-a-box. One Professional Development Unit is available to participants by request.

Order Your FCS Face Mask Today!

The experts say that we are going to be wearing face masks for a while longer so don’t miss the opportunity to raise awareness whenever you are in the public.  Our FCS masks are 100% percent cotton, 4 layers, 6.5" wide and approximately 5" tall, blue with white imprint and are made in the USA.  The cost is $10.00 and includes shipping and handling.

Click Here to Order Your FCS Mask  For more information, contact, nbock@aafcs.org.

 Accredited FCS Programs

AAFCS is pleased to recognize undergraduate programs for achieving accreditation status.

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Are you a Texas educator seeking FCS certification?

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