2021- 2022 Virtual Professional Development

Virtual Professional Development

The AAFCS Virtual Professional Development (VPD) program offers members an opportunity to acquire professional development in FCS areas and earn PDUs (Professional Development Units). For 2021-2022, AAFCS is changing our delivery format for our Virtual Professional Development offerings and is launching educational modules aligned to the cross-cutting themes of the FCS Body of Knowledge. Each educational module will include the following:
  • 30-minute recorded video presentation
  • Supplemental materials and instructional resources
  • PDU Certificate 
Virtual Professional Development (VPD) modules are:

  • Open to AAFCS members. (Professional, Emeritus, AHE New Grads, and Students) Non-members can participate with a paid membership!   Members: To access offerings, you must be logged in to your MyAAFCS account.
  • Approved for Professional Development Units (PDUs). 
  • Available on-demand (24/7) for convenient access and viewing. 
  • Cross-walked to the FCS Body of Knowledge, Family and Consumer Sciences National Standards 3.0, and the National Standards for Teachers of Family and Consumer Sciences
As a reminder, members can view our webinar library and on-demand recorded offerings here

Questions about our VPD offerings?  Email us

2021 - 2022 VPD Modules

Modules will begin rolling out in mid-October.

  • Appropriate Use of Technology: "Learning Your Oven: Smart Features and Functionality for the Kitchen"
  • Capacity Building: "Be the Leader You Want to Work With"
  • Global Interdependence: "World Home Economics Day 2022: Building Resilient Homes and Families"
  • Resource Management & Sustainability: "Smart Strategies for Financially Savvy Youth"
  • Wellness: "Working on Wellness: Increasing Competencies in Students and Professionals

2021 - 2022 VPD Modules

Share Your Expertise


Are you interested in presenting a webinar and sharing your expertise with others?  To learn more about submitting a Professional Development Proposal click below.

Professional Development Proposal

Tell us about it!


We'd love to hear from you about your professional development journey. Other professionals will benefit from your experience as well. To share resources that have been valuable to your career advancement, speakers that enabled you to enhance your skills, or other items related to professional development, please comment on the AAFCS blog, Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.

VPD Consultant

Debbie Johnson, CFCS

Contact Debbie