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2021-22 Grant Submission Now Open for AAFCS Members!

The American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences is proud to announce YEAR 3 of funding to implement the Healthy for Life® 20 By 20 community nutrition program, an initiative led by Aramark and the American Heart Association. Healthy for Life® is a registered trademark of Aramark.  Click on the logo above to learn more about this special funding opportunity for AAFCS members.

2021 AAFCS Virtual Conference Recordings

The conference recordings are posted in the conference library. At this time, only the conference attendees have access to the recordings.

Thanks to all who participated in the virtual conference! And, very special thank you goes out to both Goodheart-Wilcox and Windowswear for sponsoring the conference.

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If you missed any of the #FCSsuccess campaign sessions on advocacy, ready to use tools and resources, advocacy success, click here to access recordings. One Professional Development Unit is available to participants by request.


A strong membership is key to building AAFCS and what we can do as an association! Help grow AAFCS for the future of family and consumer sciences! Use the resources in the Membership Recruitment Toolkit (developed by the AAFCS Leadership Academy) to encourage, inspire, and connect with others!

 Accredited FCS Programs

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

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Signature Initiatives


  • Mark your calendars! You won't want to miss the June 15 Pre-conference session : Addressing Critical Issues - A FCS Compass for the Future This ... More

  • Seeking: Department Head of Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics Applications received by July 6, 2021 will receive full consideration. ... More



  • Ready for a summer book club?  If so, https://bookclubz.com/ is a free platform that can be accessed online or via an app ...

  • #FCSsuccess is in the air! AAFCS is excited to celebrate our 2021 recipients of awards, fellowships, and scholarships. Each ...

  • Last fall, Advance CTE co-hosted the CTE Forward Summit in partnership with nine national organizations, bringing together ...