Announcements

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.

 

 

 

VATFACS offers Scholarships for Students and Teachers

Please submit your nominations by April 15, 2014

VATFACS is offering the Sharron K. Glasscock Scholarship for teachers currently teaching FACS in Virginia, who are wishing to pursue further education and training leading for leadership in our profession. The Martha Creighton and Helen Hopper Scholarships are available for students.

See the 2013 Scholarship Recipients at this news announcement.


Teacher Scholarship

Sharron K. Glasscock Scholarship

(download application)

The Sharron K. Glasscock Family and Consumer Sciences Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded to a person meeting the following requirements:

  1. The applicant must be currently teaching Family and Consumer Sciences in Virginia. 
  2. The applicant must pursuing professional development in new educational practices, technology, or current trends in Family and Consumer Sciences education.
  3. Teachers receiving this scholarship must agree to present knowledge gained at the annual Virginia Family and Consumer Sciences Professional Development Institute.

Student Scholarships

Helen Hopper Scholarship

(download application)

The Helen Hopper Family and Consumer Sciences Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded to a person or persons meeting the following requirements:

  1. A Virginia high school senior who plans to attend college with a major in Family Life Education. *
  2. A college student enrolled in a Family Life program.
  3. A person pursuing a Masters Degree in a Family Life program, who plans to teach the subject.
  4. If no applicant qualifies under categories 1, 2, or 3 above, the annual award funds may be made available to the Family and Consumer Sciences Division of the State Department of Education for workshops or other presentations of Family Life Education.
  5. If none of the above options are used, an area or county group of Family and Consumer Sciences teachers may request the annual funds for use in workshops, programs, or other programs or projects on Family Life Education.

Martha Creighton

(download application)

The Martha Creighton Family and Consumer Sciences Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded to a person or persons meeting the following requirements:

  1. A Virginia high school senior who plans to attend college with a major in Family Life Education. *
  2. A college student enrolled in a Family Life program.
  3.  A person pursuing a Masters Degree in a Family Life program, who plans to teach the subject.
  4. If no applicant qualifies under categories 1, 2, or 3 above, the annual award funds may be made available to the Family and Consumer Sciences Division of the State Department of Education for workshops or other presentations of Family Life Education.
  5. If none of the above options are used, an area or county group of Family and Consumer Sciences teachers may request the annual funds for use in workshops, programs, or other programs or projects on Family Life Education.