VATFACS 2016 Prof Dev Institute Pics

VATFACS 2018 Professional Development Institute Infomercial

Please click on the link below for information about the VATFACS 2018 Professional Development Institute being held July 29 - August 2, 2018 at the Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel, 5700 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA.

 

 

 

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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 29 - August 2, 2018 at the Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel, 5700 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA.

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VATFACS attends ACTE!

VATFACS President Debbie Agee and President Elect Regina Morrone attended the ACTE Conference in Las Vegas in November 2016. Attending the annual conference allows them to keep up to date with the latest in the field of Career and Technical Education as well as our own field of Family and Consumer Sciences. Information attained is utilized in the planning of the VATFACS Annual Professional Development Institute.

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.

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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.


 

 

2017 VATFACS Awards and Honors

VATFACS Awards are a great way to let someone gain the recognition they deserve. See our 2016 Scholarship recipients, Member awards, awards for Business and Industry and our Outstanding Administrator award winners in the 2016 Professional Development Institute Pictures section. 

Please note that our application process has changed as the award applications for Teacher of the Year, New Teacher and Community Service have been developed to prepare winners to advance to ACTE Regional and National award competition. Download the following application packet to apply for any of these three awards. All applicants must assume responsibility for travel, registration, hotel, and other personal expenses.

Download Application packet for these ACTE Awards.

Outstanding FACS Teacher of the Year 

Nominate a FACS teacher in your department, county, or in the State of Virginia who has show exemplery service and  acheivement this year. Nominees must be current VATFACS members.

Outstanding New Teacher of the Year

New teachers eligible for this award must must have taught for a minimum of three but not more than five years and served above and beyond the call of duty. Nominees must be current VATFACS members. 

Outstanding Teacher in Community Service

To recognize teachers with significant accomplishments and outstanding leadership in programs and activities that promotes community involvement. Recipients of this award must have made significant contributions toward training, motivating, and inspiring their peers and students to become involved in programs and projects that benefit their communities. 


Business and Industry Award (nomination form)

Our programs thrive with strong connetions to business or industry. If there is someone in industry that has made a contribution to your program, nominate them for this award.

Distinguished Service Award (nomination form)

FACS Professionals go out of their way to serve others. Recognize their extra effort with this award.

Outstanding Administrators Award  (nomination form)

Let your administrators know how important they are to you and your program and to VATFACS! Nominate your adminstrator today.  

 

Thank you for taking the time to recognize those around us whose efforts make a difference to the students we teach. Be sure that before you nominate, you read the guidelines for each award. The deadline for applications is April 15, 2017.   

Previous Award Recipients

Clicking on the above title will take you to a list of award winners since 2007.