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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
Professional Development Institute 

July 30 - August 2, 2017

 The Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center

Roanoke, Virginia

 

 Register February 2017 for institute at  
http://www.cpe.vt.edu/vatfacs/index.html 

 

Present your Best Practices:

Present at the 2017 VATFACS Annual Professional Development Institute and share your professional expertise. Presenters are invited to submit a presenter’s application to conduct a break-out session. We are looking for teachers of exemplary Family and Consumer Sciences programs represented from around the state. Earn recertification points for your license renewal.  

Call for Grand Carousel and Showcase Presenters

The Grand Carousel and Showcase  is a combination of carousels and showcase displays set up at round tables designed to allow participants a multitude of choices in a small amount of time. Participants may choose to visit four carousels, the showcase area, or a combination of both. Please contact Kimberly Wilson for an application.  Click on title to access application.

Session Facilitators Needed

Family and Consumer Sciences teachers attending the annual institute are needed to serve as workshop and general session facilitators. Facilitators will be assigned to a specific session. It is only through the commitment of Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers like you that our annual institute is a success. Sign up to facilitate when you register for the 2017 Professional Development Institute.