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AAFCS Leadership Academy

Coming in June 2015! If you're a professional in your first 1-5 years of AAFCS membership who wishes to develop leadership skills and learn about leadership opportunities in AAFCS, please watch your email for information on how to apply for the next AAFCS Leadership Academy. The goal of the Leadership Academy is to Build Leadership

2014 MAFCS Annual Meeting a Success

The 2014 MAFCS Annual Meeting was a successful event. There were 64 professionals, FCS teachers and students who attended the meeting. Attendees were welcomed by Board members to the Central Mississippi Research and Extension Center in Raymond, MS. The theme of the conference was “Family and Consumer Sciences: Global Gateway to Healthy and Sustainable Families.”

President’s Corner – June 2014

Welcome to the Mississippi Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (MAFCS), affiliate of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS)! Once again I am excited to serve as your President and look forward to the journey ahead. My hope for this year is to continue the efforts that I began last year with

President’s Corner – Fall 2013

Welcome  to  the  Mississippi Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, an affiliate of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS)! I am excited to serve you as your President for the upcoming year. I have enjoyed my journey in the Association and look forward to the wonderful opportunities for us to grow as

2013 MAFCS Annual Meeting a Success

The 2013 MAFCS Annual Meeting  was  a  success  with the participation of professionals and students. Registration chair Raygene Paige welcomed aƩendees to the meeting held at Alcorn State University. Mississippi Kids Count was featured in the opening session followed by two blocks of educational sessions. We were fortunate to have Linda Barnett, program analyst with the

Let’s Recognize the FACES of MAFCS…

The AAFCS Leadership Academy is seeking individuals who have been living examples of the impact of family and consumer sciences on the lives of individuals. The group hopes to recognize professionals, individuals, students, Extension educators, consumer affairs professionals and anyone who has been impacted by family and consumer sciences. President Julie Sims was an inaugural

FCS in the News

* Interview with AAFCS member Dr. Mary Ann Campbell, "Stretching Your Dollar: Preparing For College/ Boarding School” Visit: http://tinyurl.com/mzybhpa * Sewing camps grow across Portland area, get kids sew excited! Visit: http://www.oregonlive.com/living/index.ssf/2013/08/camps_get_kids_sew_excited.html * Cool ideas for the budget conscious educator! Visit: http://www.buzzfeed.com/peggy/money-saving-diys-for-the-classroom