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AAFCS Texas State Conference Schedule


Thursday, April 11

10:00 a.m.–1:30 p.m.  Skyview reserved for lunch (on your own) and officer  meetings:                                                                                        2019 State General Arrangements Committee, Executive Committee and Full Board Meetings

1:00 – 4:30 p.m.      Pre-conference tour:  Southwest Collection, the Cottage (former Home Management House), and                                        The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences.

4:00 – 7:00 p.m.      Registration

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.       Dinner on your own

7:00 – 9:00 p.m.       Welcome and Opening General Session

                                      Dr. Cindy Miller, President, American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

 Friday, April 12

 7:00 – 8:00 a.m.       Exhibitors and Silent Auction Set Up

7:30 – 8:00 a.m.       Research Poster and Exhibit Set-up

8:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Registration

8:00 – 9:20 a.m.       Second General Session

9:20 – 9:30 a.m.       Break

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.     Concurrent Sessions

                                   “The Impact of Social and Emotional Competencies on Membership Motivation in                                                      AAFCS” ; Dr. Cindy Miller

                                   “Graphic Journaling for Physical, Emotional, and Mental Health ; Kristie Storms   

                                     “Losing Your Spouse without Losing Your Mind in the Paperwork”; Jaylie Beckenhauer

10:30 -10:45 a.m.     Break

10:45 – 11:45 a.m.   Concurrent Sessions

                                 “A Glimpse into the Next Generation of FCS Professionals”;    Barbara Allison, Delacy                                                         Bruggeman, Jennifer Campbell  

  12:00 – 1:15 p.m.     Keynote Luncheon                                 

                                  “Mental Health in the Workplace”;  Sarah Fry, Associate General Counsel and Assistant                                                               Secretary,  The North American Coal Corporation

1:15 – 1:30 p.m.       Break

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.       AAFCS-TX Affiliate Assembly of Members

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.       Student Section Only

                                   “Clicking with Your Client: Developing a Relationship to Create a Positive Working                                              Relationship”;  Victoria Canada,  Proprietor, Victoria Canada Weddings and Events

2:30 – 3:30 p.m.       Afternoon Snacks                        Sponsored by North Texas Business Section

2:30 – 3:30 p.m.       2020 General Arrangements Committee

2:30 – 3:30 p.m.       View Research, Silent Auction and Exhibitors

                                     Research Posters & Exhibits with Author Narratives


                                  Perceptions of body image: Narratives of individuals with physical disabilities.                                                               (Research);  Priscilla Rosario, Dr. Jay Yoo, Dr. Joyce Nuner

                                  The Influence of Body Supplement and Exercise on Body Satisfaction.  (Research);  Dr. Jay                                             Yoo, Dr. LesLee Funderburk, Dr. Darryn Willoughby

2:30 – 3:30 p.m.       Concurrent Sessions

                                    “no u ttly cant email ur teacher like a txt msg!!;   Maria Driscoll

                                    Reduce Stress by De-cluttering Your Home”; Sharon Pierce  

                                       Title: ;  Karen Alexander

3:30 – 5:00 p.m.        Silent Auction and Exhibits

6:30 – 9:00 p.m.       Best of Texas Awards Banquet

                                    “Optimize Your Health: Reward Yourself”            

                                         Dr. Joice Jeffries, Program Specialist, Prairie View A&M University

Saturday, April 13

7:30 – 9:00 a.m.       Leadership Workshop

9:15-10:15 a.m.        Concurrent Sessions

                                   “Financial literacy and the Young Adult.”(oral) (Research); Francisca Ramoni, Dr. Joyce                                                       Armstrong, Lin Moore, Shann Hwa Hwang

                                 “Transformational Play: motivating students through game-based learning and                                                           ramification.”  (oral) (Best practice);  Katy Blatnick-Gagne

                                “The Body of What? Yes FCS Has a Body of Knowledge “; Karen Alexander

10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Brunch and Closing General Session

                         “A BioPsychoSocial Understanding of Addiction and Recovery: Competently Addressing a                            Social Epidemic”; Dr. Spencer Bradshaw,   Assistant Professor of Community, Family, and Addiction                               Sciences, College of Human Sciences, Texas Tech University

1:15 – 4:00 p.m.       Post Conference Tours

                                               Buddy Holly Museum and  Silver Wings Museum

1:15 – 5:00 p.m.       AAFCS Testing