114th AAFCS Annual Conference

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FEBRUARY Topic: Social Media - An Essential Nutrient for a Healthy Career


What's New

Executive Director Search Committee Announced 
We are happy to announce the following individuals have agreed to serve on the Executive Director Search Committee: 

  • Dr. Jacqueline Holland, CFCS-HDFS, Maryland (Chair)
  • Dr. Sharon (Sha) Pate, Florida
  • Dr. Duane Whitbeck, Missouri
  • Margaret Viebrock, CFCS, CNWE, Washington
  • Toni Wiese, Nebraska

These individuals bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the committee. They represent a variety of FCS professions, content areas and geographic regions.  The work of the search committee has started. Members can be assured a qualified candidate will be selected to serve as the next AAFCS Executive Director.

2023 Spring Series Virtual Professional Development (VPD): Module 3 and 4 NOW available

NOW Available!  TWO new modules in the spring Virtual Professional Development (VPD) series have launched!   As part of the “Ever-Changing World of Work Series”, AAFCS is showcasing FCS careers across the eight content areas of FCS.  Join us this month in exploring the careers in Health Management and Wellness  and Textiles, Apparel and Retailing.

In each module, the presenters share their career story in 15-30 minute recorded presentations that include:

  • Career Pathway
  • Skills Vital to Career Success
  • Advice/Recommendations for Choosing the Career Path
  • Industry or Work Trends

As a reminder, VPD Education Modules are a member benefit! AAFCS Professional, Emeritus, AHE New Grads & Student Members may access modules for FREE! To view the content, members must be logged into MyAAFCS.  Maximize your membership and take advantage of this high-quality professional development opportunity!



114th Conference: REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

Plan your workcation before summer travel costs increase! June is peak season in the DC/MD area! Join us for professional development, recognitions, showcases, Educational Experiences and MORE in Baltimore this June!

The conference is OPEN TO ALL and will offer in-person only registration. Special rates for Members!

The official hotel for the conference is: Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor, conveniently located close to restaurants, shops, museums, historical places and numerous transportation modes.


Explore the options and get discounted registration: 
Exhibitor Opportunities for Affiliates, Communities, Groups, Partners & Vendors!

Accredited FCS Programs

AAFCS is pleased to recognize undergraduate programs for achieving accreditation status.

Accredited Programs Directory


Earn one of five professional credentials!

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Are you a Texas educator seeking FCS certification?

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AAFCS E-Z Pay Open Invoices

Need to pay an open invoice for membership, event registration, or product sales? 

Our E-Z Pay link requires no log-in; simply use the Invoice # and Customer/Member ID # 

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AAFCS E-Z Update Profile

Need to update your contact information
(email, address, phone)
or your profile information
(demographics, education, etc)? 

Our E-Z Update Profile link directs you to the MyAAFCS Profile page
where you can edit the sections to provide updated information.

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**NOTE:  You will be prompted to log into MyAAFCS **

Signature Initiatives


  • March 21 Update:  Don't delay! Book your room today! Step 1:   Use the AAFCS link to reserve rooms for the dates: Thursday, June 22nd – Sunday, June ... More

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  • Last Friday, members were the first to learn that registration is open !   From the Executive Director, Nancy Bock: AAFCS ... More

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  • Exhibits provide an opportunity for YOU to showcase your organization, resources and products. AAFCS committees and affiliates, ...

  • The American Heart Association and Aramark launched Healthy for Life® , an innovative health impact initiative, in 2015. ...