2014 VATFACS Award and Scholarship Applications now Available

Now is the time to consider nominating a colleague for an award or a student for a scholarship. See the Awards and Scholarship pages to download the applications.

 2014 VATFACS Professional Development Intitute Announcement

Plan to attend this year’s Summer Institute In Roanoke from August 4 to August 6 to sharpen your teaching skills, present your best practices and earn recertification ponts. Check out the Conference link for complete details

Conference Resources Now Online

Download files from Conference Presenters and from the Grand Carousel here on line. Visit the “Conference File Sharing Page” to see what has been posted. 

VATFACS Award and Scholarship Recipients Announced

At the 2013 Professional Development Institute awards will be given to honor outstanding VATFACS members, Business and Industry, Administrators, and scholarship recipients. Visit the links soon to see this years winners and use the Awards and Scholarship links to learn how to apply for the coming year.

FACS Listserve: Stay informed by joining the FACS List serve. Receive program updates, important announcements and teacher resources through our listserv. Send your e-mail address, name, and school division to Helen Fuqua to be added.




 Welcome to VATFACS Online 

We are an organization dedicated to promoting Family and Consumer Sciences in Virginia public schools to improve the lives of our students, their families, and our communities.

Our mission is to…

  • Collaborate with Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) to provide professional development opportunities for our members and all FACS teachers in Virginia.
  • Provide opportunity for an exchange of ideas and materials as well as a sharing of experience and expectations for FACS teachers in Virginia.
  • Support the purposes of the Virginia Association of Career and Technical Education.

Members of VATFACS benefit in their profession through:

  • Professional Development Institute at our summer conference
  • Recognition through Awards Scholarships for teachers and students
  • VACTE membership provides CTE representation in legislative matters