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Family & Consumer Sciences: Cultivating Social and Emotional Competence for Healthy Relationships

101th Annual State Conference 

April 11-13, 2019

Overton Hotel and Conference Center, Lubbock

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Paper Registration Form  

Onsite registration will be available  

Meeting at a Glance

The 2019 AAFCS, Texas Conference will be held April 11-13, 2019 at the Overton Hotel and Conference Center in Lubbock, Texas.  The theme for the conference will continue with the national theme “Cultivating Social and Emotional Competence for Healthy Relationships.”  It is the hope of organizers that our national president, Cindy Miller, will join us for the opening session.  The luncheon speaker for Friday will be Sarah Fry who will discuss “Emerging Trends in the Workplace in Consideration of Emotional Health for the Family .”   Sarah is Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary for the North American Coal Corporation.  The Friday night awards speaker will be Dr. Joice A Jeffries, program specialist for Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU). She will speak on “Optimize Your Health: Reward Yourself.”  Dr. Jeffries will present an interactive, motivational program on how to master the moments to reward yourself and be mindful of innovative ways to take care of your mental, physical and spiritual health in order to create balance in a crazy world.


Make your reservation  at:

Overton Hotel and Conference Center

2322 Mac Davis Lane

Lubbock, Texas 79401

806-776-7000; FAX: 806-776-7001; www.overtonhotel.com

 Hotel Reservatons:

Room Single Rate Double Rate Triple Rate Quad Rate

Standard -2 Queens

$109.00* $125.00* $141.00* $157.00*
Standard King $109.00* $125.00* $141.00* $157.00*
King Suite $165.00** $181.00** $197.00** $213.00**

*Standard Kings and Double Queens at the present State rate plus $16.00 per person for inclusive breakfast

**Standard King Suite at $149.00 plus $16.00 per person inclusive breakfast

Identify yourself with AAFCS-TX and date of conference

Certification Testing

Paper based testing registration will be set up for the AAFCS-Tx Affiliate Conference on April 13, 2019.  Candidates are eligible to register for one of the five exams (FCS Composite, HDFS, HNFS, PFFE, and the NWE)  Please be advised, candidates testing to qualify for Texas teacher certification/licensure will have their test scores sent directly to Texas Education Agency (TEA) only if they are registered for the following exams:

  • 200-Family and Consumer Sciences-Composite Exam
  • 201-Hospitality, Nutrition & Food Science – Concentration Exam
  • 202-Human Development & Family Studies – Concentration Exam

Janet Rodriguez, AAFCS-TX Executive Director, will proctor.  All candidates must register for the conference.  There will be a one day registration fee for Saturday only, which will include brunch.

Registration will be open soon.