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The 2022 Fall Leadership Workshop (Sept. 30 - Oct. 2) is underway!

Participating attendees will experience a jam-packed 3 day workshop that will strengthen skills in AAFCS governance, advocacy, future proofing Affiliates, and leadership. Read about the sessions and speakers on the schedule! All registrants can access the resources will be available in the workshop library (MyAAFCS).

The official hotel for the workshop is the Hyatt Centric Arlington (VA), located in the Rosslyn area outside of Washington, DC.

Helen Fuqua Joins AAFCS STAFF

Please join me in welcoming Helen to the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences.


The campaign encourages ALL FCS professionals, students, affiliates, communities, programs, related organizations, and supporters to ELEVATE Family and Consumer Sciences in December as we celebrate the value and impact of the FCS profession and commemorate the birthday of our founder, Ellen Swallow Richards.

AAFCS invites and encourages ALL to Celebrate Five Days of FCS in the month of December with FCS Fridays! Join AAFCS as we CELEBRATE and ELEVATE FCS all month long!

An easy-to-use toolkit provides resources to JUMPSTART your planning! The ELEVATE FCS Toolkit includes logos, proclamations, zoom backgrounds, templates and printables, and social media resources. Take a look at the tools released today and watch for releases of new items each month leading up to December!

Membership & Meetings


A strong membership is key to building AAFCS and what we can do as an association! Help grow AAFCS for the future of family and consumer sciences! Use the resources in the Membership Recruitment Toolkit (developed by the AAFCS Leadership Academy) to encourage, inspire, and connect with others!

REMINDER to All 2022 Conference Attendees

Thank you to those that participated in the AAFCS Comeback Meeting, the 113th AAFCS Annual Conference, in-person and virtually! REMINDER: The last day to access the Conference Library (in MyAAFCS) is December 31, 2022.

Additionally, we express our sincere gratitude to Goodheart-Willcox for being a supporter of the Teacher of the Year Award.

2023 Conference: Baltimore, MD

See you next year! Please plan to join us in Baltimore!

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?

Texas Teacher Testing

Certification Renewal

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.

E-Z Update Profile

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

Signature Initiatives


  • Dear Members, Yesterday, we sent a communication about the upcoming Fall Leadership Workshop (Sept. 30-Oct. 2) -- the session topics and deadlines. ... More

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  • AAFCS has opened the hiring process to fill the position of Associate Director, Credentialing Programs . The new hire will work remotely.  This is a full ... More

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