Register now for the 2017 Annual State Conference! Online registration is available until March 15, 2017. Be sure to check out the AAFCS-TX 2017 Meeting at a Glance and our accommodations at the Comfort Inn and Suites in Plano TX.
AAFCS-Texas Affiliate 99th Annual State Conference: Influencing Public Policy for Individuals, Families and Communities When March 30-April 1, 2017 Add to Calendar Where COMFORT INN & SUITES PLANO EAST 700 Central Parkway East Plano,TX 75074 You're invited to the 2017 AAFCS-Texas Annual State Conference. Enjoy several days with knowledgeable speakers, time for networking with great food, exciting silent auction, and other fun surprises. Click on the link below to register or RSVP. Get more information NEW this year
AAFCS-TX ACTION STATE CONFERENCE EDITION 99th Annual State Conference Influencing Personal and Public Policy-Individuals, Families & Communities Plano, Texas March 30-April 1, 2017 American Association of Family Consumer Science - Texas Affiliate Click here for Meeting at a Glance Featured Speakers: Camille Miller has been the president and CEO of Texas Health Institute (THI) since 1996. After completing bachelor's and master's degrees in sociology and social work, Miller gained extensive experience in policy research and development, planning, researching and developing state policy to address health and human services issues working for Texas [...]
The Nominating Committee is now soliciting your nominations/input for elections that will occur in late February, 2017 prior to the Annual State Conference. The ballot will be include these positions: President-Elect (Sandra Duke will assume the office of President), Vice President, Professional Development-Elect (Janice Moore will assume the office of Vice President, Professional Development), Secretary, and a Vice President, Member Relations. Nominations should be sent to: Harriet Griggs (firstname.lastname@example.org), or Janis White (email@example.com) by using the Nomination Information form. Your help is greatly appreciated. We look forward to hearing from you. AAFCS-Texas [...]
Howdy! "Improving the Health and Well-Being of a Changing Society," was the theme of the 107th Conference in Bellevue, WA! Members, non-members and family guests were able to attend a number of outstanding professional development seminars, workshops, luncheons, banquets, and educational learning tours. Even though Bellevue is an upscale cosmopolitan city neighboring Seattle, it boasts towering evergreens, cultural events, and AAFCS members savored the quaint small town ambiance. Participants also raved about the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest! Members received firsthand information on the new FCSfit initiative! The three year AAFCSplatform is [...]
The most current edition of the TAFCS Research Journal is now available. Articles include: SCHOLARSHIP ARTICLES The Scrappy Quilt Project: Connections Beyond the Laboratory Paige G. Loft, CFCS; Janis H. White, Ph.D., CFCS The Give and Take in Relationships: Application of the Social Exchange Theory to Financial Security and Satisfaction in Relationships Lorna Durrant, M.S.; Joyce Armstrong, Ph.D., CFLE, CFCS Home Literacy Activities for Young Children Suzan South, M. Ed.; Catherine Dutton, Ph.D Examining the Roles, Training, and Characteristics of Paraprofessionals in Parenting Education Sandra McClintic, Ph.D., CFLE; Lorna Durrant, M.S FEATURED [...]