Feature Friday

Join AAFCS as we Feature FCS on Fridays! Highlighting programs, services, members, conferences, and much more through social media and on the AAFCS website! Click on a graphic to download and share on your social media platforms! 

Did you know? Flag Day is celebrated on June 14 to celebrate the adoption of the US flag in 1777!

Today we feature the AAFCS 2024 Annual Conference!! This weekend we gather together to celebrate and elevate FCS!

Read the latest issue of the Journal of Family & Consumer Sciences! Issue 116.1 "FCS Past, Present and Future" available now!!

Click here to read now! 

May is National Egg Month! Celebrate by finding recipes for all skill levels and create something delicious!! Find great recipes here

May is Mental Health Awareness Month! Join AAFCS in destigmatizing mental health and increasing public awareness!

Participate in NAMI's "Take the Moment" campaign, access resources, and continue learning about mental health here

Today we celebrate National Child Care Provider Day! Thank you to all the child care providers, teachers, and other educators working with children! We celebrate and recognize all that you do!!

Happy National Textiles Day! Today we recognize and celebrate the important role textiles play in our lives! 

Have you taken or taught a FCS Textiles class before?

AAFCS featured by partner Jump$tart in their publication "Financial Fridays"

Read the article as AAFCS shares more about its advocacy program, efforts to move financial literacy forward, and financial certifications. Read here!

Read Issue 115.2 of the Journal of Family & Consumer Sciences "Exploring Financial and Operational Wellbeing" as you continue to celebrate Financial Literacy Month! 

April is Financial Literacy Month! Check out the Pre-Professional and Professional Certifications that AAFCS has to offer!

Pre-PAC information here

CPFFE information here!

April is Financial Literacy Month! Join us as we increase public awareness about financial literacy with our partner Jump$tart!

Learn more here! 

March is National Nutrition Month! Did you know AAFCS is a national strategic partner of MyPlate?

Learn more about MyPlate and access its many resources here!

March is National Ethics Awareness Month! Read the AAFCS Code of Ethics here

Learn more about ethics in middle school and high school classrooms by watching our virtual professional development module here

Join us in June for the 2024 AAFCS Annual Conference!! Today is the last day to register with early bird pricing!!

Register now here

Happy Women's History Month!! AAFCS celebrates International Women's Day! 

March is National Nutrition Month! Check out the Pre-Professional and Professional Certifications that AAFCS has to offer! 

Pre-PAC: Food Science Fundamentals
Pre-PAC: Nutrition, Food, and Wellness
Professional Certification: Certified Nutrition and Wellness Educator

Individuals that IMPACT: Dr. Gwendolyn Newkirk
Gwendolyn is an exceptional FCS professional who has made a great impact on the Family and Consumer Sciences field throughout her career!
More information about Gwendolyn and her work can be found here!

Individuals that IMPACT: Julia R. Miller-Arline and Dr. Gladys Gary Vaughn
Julia and Gladys are two exceptional FCS professionals who have done great things for Family and Consumer Sciences throughout their careers!
More information about both individuals and their work can be found here

African Americans in the Human Sciences: Challenges and Opportunities 
This book explores the role and experience of African American women scholars and educators in the field of human, family, and consumer sciences. More information here
Fun Fact: This book was co-edited by AAFCS members! 

Individuals that IMPACT: Margaret Murray Washington
Murray was a powerful historical figure who helped expand opportunities for African Americans and women through education (1865-1925).
Fun Fact: She led the domestic science department at Tuskegee University!

Calling all early childhood educators! Let's celebrate!! Today is National Preschool Health and Fitness Day! A day to raise awareness and promote healthy habits in preschool children. Read more about the importance of today and ideas to celebrate here

Read the feature article in the latest issue of the Journal of Family & Consumer Sciences! “Mentoring: Perspectives for a Diverse FCS Profession” by Nina Roofe, Barbara Stewart, Kimberley Sartain, Jolie Jackson, Alicia Landry is available on the AAFCS website now!

A New Virtual Professional Development Module is now available for viewing on demand! Elevating FCS Marketing with Janet Fox, PhD and Christopher T. Sneed, PhD! Check it out here

Join AAFCS as we Feature FCS on Fridays! Highlighting programs, services, members, conferences, and much more through social media and on the AAFCS website! Download the graphics to share on your social media platforms!