The 2020 AAFCS- TX Annual State Conference Speaker Line Up Announced: Jennifer Page Education, experiences, and passion have a defining effect on one’s approach to their personal and professional goals. Born to a ranching family that has a focus on sustainable agricultural, Jennifer was very actively engaged in 4-H, school and community activities. Through the years, she learned the importance of agricultural advocacy while developing a passion for increasing access to health resources. While completing her undergraduate and graduate degrees, she found her calling of Family and Consumer Sciences. While [...]
EVERYONE GET ONE! The 2019-2020 AAFCS Texas Affiliate Membership Campaign is called Everyone Get One! We want all members to help increase membership in our state. See the form below for details. Let's all work together to get more professionals involved and then YOU get recognized at the state conference for your efforts. Click on the link below and let us hear from you! Campaign Reporting
Northeast District Meeting Time to plan to attend : Registration must be received by September 15, 2019 Date: Friday, September 20, 2019 Time: 8:30 a.m.(networking until 9:00am) to 4:00 p.m. (including tours). Place: Texas Woman’s University-Denton Campus Woodcock Hall(formerly the Human Development Building) Room 004 Additional Parking Information: Visitor parking is located off Administration Drive and N. Bell Ave(on the interactive map it is near the Student Union). Allow time to be “checked in” by the security guard. The Woodcock Building is south on Bell, 3-4 block. [...]
The AAFCS Tx Affiliate Board of Directors met Saturday, July 27, 2019 to make plans for the 2019-20 school year. Look for details on plans soon.
AAFCS-Texas is Seeking Nominations for the following 2020-2021 Board positions: President-Elect (1 year as elect, 1 year as President & 1-year Counselor) Secretary (1-year commitment) Treasurer (1 yr commitment then become Finance Committee chair) VP Professional Development Elect (1 yr as Elect & 1 as VP Professional Development) VP Marketing (2 year commitment) VP Academic Affairs -Co-chair of Publication (in charge of the research journal-2yr commitment) Nomination Form Nominations will be accepted until the online ballot is sent in early March prior to the state meeting. To nominate someone or yourself for a 2020-2021 [...]
Presenters Needed for State Conference Presentations and Concurrent session submission for the 101st Annual Texas State conference should be in keeping with the theme "Cultivating Social and Emotional Competence for Healthy Relationships" All Submission questions should be sent to Dr. Nancy Shepherd at firstname.lastname@example.org.
DEADLINES FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR TAFCS RESEARCH JOURNAL: June 30, 2018 The 2018 edition of the TAFCS RESEARCH JOURNAL will be published in fall 2018. The purpose of the journal is to communicate research findings to Family and Consumer Sciences professionals. Implications of the research for these professionals should be emphasized in the manuscripts. Authors should discuss the meaning of the results for practitioners and researchers as well as how the results may be used. A $30.00 publications fee will be required at the time of final revision for each accepted manuscript. Read [...]
Early Registration is open until March 5 for the AAFCS-TX 2018 Annual Conference! Register Today
Gay Nell McGinnis will be honored as a 2018 Distinguished Service Award Recipient at the 109th Annual AAFCS Conference and Expo in Atlanta, Georgia. She was nominated by the Texas Affiliate. Congratulations, Gay Nell!
Family & Consumer Sciences: A Centennial Reflection 100th Annual State Conference March 22- 24, 2018 Accommodations Austin Marriott South 4415 S IH 35 Frontage Rd, Austin, TX 78744 Rooms: $141/night Reserve your room online now If you have any question about making a reservation please contact Janet Rodriguez, AAFCS-TX Executive Director at email@example.com
The AAFCS-Texas Nomination Committee is now seeking nominations for the following board positions: President Elect = 3 yr commitment Secretary=1 yr commitment Treasurer=2 yr - one as treasurer and one as Finance Committee chair VP Professional Development Elect = 2 yr commitment VP Marketing=2 yr commitment VP Membership=2 yr commitment 3 people to serve on the nomination committee If you are interested in serving as a board or committee member, please complete the attached form and return to the Nomination Committee Chair, Janis White (e-mail on form). AAFCS Texas Board Member Nomination [...]
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 [...]