VATFACS 2016 Prof Dev Institute Pics

Call for Presenters

 The Virginia Association for Teachers of Family and Consumer Sciences, Inc. (VATFACS) invites you to present at the annual Family and Consumer Sciences Professional Development Institute to be held July 30 - August 2, 2017 at The Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center, 110 Shenandoah Avenue NE, Roanoke, Virginia.

  http://tinyurl.com/j68n2zv 


VATFACS Board of Directors 2015 - 16

Announcements

Call for Nominations 

The Virginia Association for Teachers of Family and Consumer Sciences, Inc. (VATFACS) has three positions on the Board of Directors open in 2016. They are: President-Elect, Vice President, and Secretary. All are three year terms beginning in August 2017. 

The President Elect begins as President Elect for 2017-18, assumes the Presidency for 2018-19, and then serves as Past-President for 2019-20. Applicant must be a member of ACTE/Virginia ACTE/NATFACS/VATFACS. The President Elect must have previously served on a committee or held an office on the Board of Directors. 

The Vice President must be a member of ACTE/Virginia ACTE/NATFACS/VATFACS.

The Secretary must be a member of ACTE/Virginia ACTE/NATFACS/VATFACS.

Interested applicants should complete the attached application and submit to emilyjoconnor1@verizon.net.

Nomination forms are due no later than March 1, 2017. 

Click on the position to download the application:

President-Elect

Vice President

Secretary

 Call for Presenters

 The Virginia Association for Teachers of Family and Consumer Sciences, Inc. (VATFACS) invites you to present at the annual Family and Consumer Sciences Professional Development Institute to be held July 30 - August 2, 2017 at The Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center, 110 Shenandoah Avenue NE, Roanoke, Virginia.

  http://tinyurl.com/j68n2zv 

Grand Carousel and Showcase Presenters Needed

The Grand Carousel and Showcase will take place on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. as part of the VATFACS Professional Development Institute at The Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center, 110 Shenandoah Avenue NE, Roanoke, Virginia.

Grand Carousel - set up so that presenter is at a round table that can accommodate 10 participants. The presenter has 15 minutes to present their best practice (activity, lesson, strategy, or project). Every 15 minutes, participants will rotate to another presentation with four rotations.

Showcase - less formal, non-timed atmosphere. Presenter sets up display of best practice (activity, lesson, strategy or project). Participants are free to move from table to table to network with no set rotation times. This is recommended for non-profit groups who desire to share resources with participants.

Grand Carousel and Showcase presenters may receive 15 re-certification hours.

For more information, please contact Regina Morrone, remorrone@fcps.edu.


 

 

 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