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America Association of Family and Consumer Science National Conference

The field of Family and Consumer Sciences is diverse and composed of professionals in the fields of food science, nutrition, wellness, human development, education, consumer concerns, interior design, and textiles, among others. This is a wonderful opportunity for you to be able to meet with other professionals and learn about their career and how they were able to get there.

2015 AAFCS National Conference in Jacksonville, Florida
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Our Vision

Individuals, families, and communities are achieving optimal quality of life assisted by competent, caring professionals whose expertise is continually updated through AAFCS.

Our Mission

To provide leadership and support for professionals whose work assists individuals, families, and communities in making informed decisions about their well being, relationships, and resources to achieve optimal quality of life.

Our Core Values

Association member

Believe in the family as a fundamental unit of society. Embrace diversity and value all people. Support life-long learning and diverse scholarship. Exemplify integrity and ethical behavior.

Seek new ideas and initiatives and embrace change. Promote an integrative and holistic approach, aligned with the FCS body of knowledge, to support professionals who work with individuals, families, and communities.

For more information, visit the AAFCS Website.