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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.

 http://tinyurl.com/yapoqkuo 


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.

  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.


 

 

News for VATFACS Teachers

Schedule at a Glance for FACS 2017 Professional

Development Institute

Schedule at a Glance

Saturday, July 29

2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

VATFACS Board of Directors Meeting & Work Session

6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

VATFACS Board of Directors Dinner

Sunday, July 30

8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

VATFACS Board of Directors Breakfast

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

VATFACS Board of Directors Meeting & Work Session

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

VATFACS Board of Directors Lunch

1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

VATFACS Board of Directors Meeting

2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

FCCLA Recertification Course

4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

VATFACS Institute Registration Set Up

5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

VATFACS Institute Registration

7:00 p.m.

Facilitators Meeting

Monday, July 31

7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Registration Open

7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.

Breakfast Session

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Breakout Sessions

10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Breakout Sessions

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Luncheon Session with Keynote Speaker Dr. Farrell Doss, Radford University

1:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

FCCLA Recertification Course

8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Get Moving Session

Tuesday, August 1

6:00 a.m. to 6:45 a.m.

Get Moving Session

7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.

Breakfast Session

7:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Registration Open

7:30 a.m. to 8:15 a.m.

VATFACS Annual Business Meeting

8:15 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Virginia Department of Education Update

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Exhibits

9:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Grand Carousel and Showcase

9:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Breakout Sessions

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Luncheon Session with Keynote Speaker Sandy Spavone, Executive Director, National FCCLA

1:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

FCCLA Recertification Course

5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

VATFACS Board of Directors Meeting and Dinner

Wednesday, August 2

7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.

Breakfast Session

8:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.

AAFCS Broad Field FACS Assessment Session A (for registered Institute participants)

8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Breakout Sessions

9:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Breakout Sessions

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Luncheon with Keynote Speaker, Susan Turgeson, Learning ZoneXpress

Professional Development Certificate will be e-mailed to participants

1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Post Institute Registration

Special Note:  If you are scheduled for the AAFCS assessment, you must check-in at the VATFACS registration desk at The Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center. You will receive your testing ID #, directions to the Higher Education Center, and special information pertinent to this assessment at registration. You will not be allowed into the testing site without your assigned ID #. This assessment will be administered at the Higher Education Center.

2:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

FCCLA Recertification Course

2:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Virginia Teachers for Tomorrow Teacher Cadet Curriculum Training Part I

2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

AAFCS Broad Field FACS Post Institute Assessment Session B

Special Note:  If you are scheduled for the AAFCS assessment, you must check-in at the VATFACS registration desk at The Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center. You will receive your testing ID #, directions to the Higher Education Center, and special information pertinent to this assessment at registration. You will not be allowed into the testing site without your assigned ID #. This assessment will be administered at the Higher Education Center.

2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Google Classroom for Beginners

2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

ServSafe Recertification Training and Test

2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

W!SE Financial Literacy Certification

3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

AAFCS Broad Field FACS Post Institute Assessment Session C

Special Note:  If you are scheduled for the AAFCS assessment, you must check-in at the VATFACS registration desk at The Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center. You will receive your testing ID #, directions to the Higher Education Center, and special information pertinent to this assessment at registration. You will not be allowed into the testing site without your assigned ID #. This assessment will be administered at the Higher Education Center.

Thursday, August 3

8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Post Institute Registration

8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

FCCLA Recertification Course

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

ProStart Training

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Virginia Teachers for Tomorrow Teacher Cadet Curriculum Training Part II

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

ServSafe Training and Test

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Food Science Training

Friday, August 4

 

8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

ProStart Training

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.

To submit a presenter application, click on the following link: http://tinyurl.com/ht9e7uh

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

 

Nominations for VATFACS Board of Directors 2018

 

The Virginia Association for Teachers of Family and Consumer Sciences, Inc. (VATFACS) has four positions on the Board of Directors open in 2018. They are: President-Elect, Reporter, Treasurer, and Virginia ACTE Representative. All are three year terms beginning in August 2018. 

The President Elect begins as President Elect for 2018-19, assumes the Presidency for 2019-20, and then serves as Past-President for 2020-21. 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 Reporter must be a member of ACTE/Virginia ACTE/NATFACS/VATFACS.

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

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

Interested applicants should complete the attached application and submit to 

grmorrone@gmail.com.

Nomination forms are due no later than March 1, 2018. 

Click on the position to download the application:

President-Elect

Reporter

Treasurer

Virgina ACTE Representative

 

Conference File Sharing

Monday, August 1, 2011 at 5:36PM | By Emily O’Connor

In place of distributing a CD during the Grand Carousel Event at the VATFACS Professional Development Institute, all files provided by presenters at any session will be available here on the website. Visit the “Conference File Sharing” link on our web page to see the files that have been provided. More will be added at they are sent from the presenters.