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.




Professional Development Institute 

August 4-6, 2014

 Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center

 Roanoke, Virginia  


 Register April 2013 for conference at 

Pre-institute sessions will include credentialing opportunities and a course for college credit

Present your Best Practices:

Present at the 2014 VATFACS Annual Professional Development Institute and share your professional expertise. Presenters are invited to submit a presenter’s application to conduct a break-out session. We are looking for teachers of exemplary Family and Consumer Sciences programs represented from around the state. Earn recertification points for your license renewal.  Download the Presenter Application

Call for Grand Carousel and Showcase Presenters

The Grand Carousel and Showcase  is a combination of carousels and showcase displays set up at round tables designed to allow participants a multitude of choices in a small amount of time. Participants may choose to visit four carousels, the showcase area, or a combination of both. Please contact Margaret O’Donnell for an application.  Word Application

Session Facilitators Needed

Family and Consumer Sciences teachers attending the annual institute are needed to serve as workshop and general session facilitators. Facilitators will be assigned to a specific session. It is only through the commitment of Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers like you that our annual institute is a success.