Elevate FCS: Reaching New Heights
SCAFCS 2024 CONFERENCE
Embassy Suites by Hilton Columbia Greystone, Columbia SC
We look forward to convening for Professional Development meetings in Columbia this coming February 22-23. Those attending the Preconference: Integrating Computer Science in FCS, Part II (with a review if one did not attend last year), Board members, and those needing to be ready to meet early Thursday morning can secure their room registrations with the hotel special pricing starting on Wednesday, February 21, 2024 (See hotel reservation link on the Registration form).
Please download the registration form to view costs, to identify additional options (Preconference, donations, and extra guest meals), to give to your administrator, and to send it in with registration fees if paying by mail.
The online registration is available, if you send a hard-copy registration form, please return here to this site and fill out the Online Registration Form.
The format for the Square Online Payment is like ordering off an online cart. You select which items you need (type of membership on registration, additional lunches or banquet options, Preconference, and/or donations to the Student Education Program Fund through HUGS). To add items, select membership, click add to cart. For more items, click continue shopping in the upper left-hand corner, and add to cart. When finished, click on the cart and continue to payment. The QR Code is available at the bottom of the Online Registration form and will be available in the November 2023 Newsletter for direct payment to SCAFCS Square.
LAST YEAR . . . The South Carolina Association of Family and Consumer Sciences met at the Marriott Myrtle Beach Resort & Spa at Grand Dunes on February 16-17, 2023. The SCAFCS Newsletter will have photos and articles covering the event when it is published shortly. A few of the speaker biographies and PowerPoints are currently available in the Conference Updates website page.
From the South Carolina Department of Education
Dr. Eleanor Glover Gladney
Human Services/Family and Consumer Sciences 2023-2024 Booklet
The Community of Apparel, Textiles, & Design Juried Showcase
at the AAFCS National Conference
being held in Baltimore MD June 22-26, 2023
The 2023 Community of Apparel, Textiles, and Design Juried Showcase
Deadline: March 8, 2023
Acceptance Notifications: April 1, 2023
The Community of Apparel, Textiles, and Design is now accepting entries for the 2023 Juried Showcase to be held on Monday, June 26 as part of the 2023 AAFCS Annual Conference. Submit a publishable abstract and photos to showcase your best work in apparel design/clothing & wearable textile art, art & design/fiber/non-fiber, interior design/housing & textile art, and other creative areas. If selected, you will make an oral presentation and exhibit your work during the conference. Members and Nonmembers may submit.
Submission of an entry, or entries, indicates that submitter(s) or sponsoring AAFCS member agree(s) to register for the conference and make a presentation of the accepted work.
Entries are being accepted in the categories of:
To identify specifics about the juried showcase and to access submission guidelines, go to:
Although December provided a time to CELEBRATE & ELEVATE Family and Consumer Sciences, this year we continue to celebrate the value and impact of the FCS profession.
The past two virtual Conferences were amazing. The 2022 Virtual Conference was held Saturday, February 19, 2022; the 2021 Virtual Conference was held Saturday, February 20, 2021 . If you didn't get your program copies for future reference, click the buttons below. Photos and write-ups are found in the Spring, 2022 and April, 2021 Newsletters (See Newsletter widget on top line.). Ppts that were shared are available in Conference Updates link in the tool bar.
Checks and donations for the AAFCS Fund Development collection or Donations to sponsor half of student membership for a student through HUGS ($25) can be made out to SCAFCS and sent to the VP Finance, Glenna Mason, 3160 Jackson Drive, Orangeburg, SC 29118.
Say YES to FCS: Filling the FCS Educator Pipeline This initiative is available to encourage consideration of Family and Consumer Sciences Education as a profession. For more information, please visit https://www.fcsed.net/fcsed/recruit/recruit-commit
FACS Faces and Places
Click here to sign up online for a Data catalog of FACS professionals in SC.