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Family and Consumer Sciences LogoThe Wisconsin Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (WAFCS) and Wisconsin Council on Family Relations (WICFR) Joint Conference Planning Committee has been hard at work and would like to extend a warm invitation to the WAFCS-WICFR Joint Annual Conference March 27-29, 2014, at Three Bears Resort in Warrens, WI
Please take a few moments to connect with our conference preview newsletter, and sign up today for this outstanding professional development opportunity.
Click here to register using our safe, secure online form. Payment options include PayPal, credit card, or check. Lapsed and non-members of WAFCS, check out our Sweetheart Deal for details on attending the conference at member rates. Questions? Contact WAFCS Conference Chair Esther Fahm.

WAFCS Opportunities
  • WAFCS is seeking a contracted Executive Director. Applications are due March 10, 2014. Click here for a complete position description. Contact WAFCS President Barbara George with questions.
  • Student scholarship and travelship applications and professional project/grant and teacher stipend applications are all due Saturday, February 15, 2014. For application materials, visit the WAFCS Forms & Applications page.
  • WAFCS is piloting a Mentor-Mentee Initiative from April 2014-March 2015 for new professionals in the field of family and consumer sciences throughout the state of Wisconsin. To apply to be a mentee (0-5 years in family and consumer sciences-related field), click here. To apply to be a mentor (5+ years in family and consumer-sciences related field), click here. For more information, check out Frequently Asked Questions.



2014 AAFCS 105th Annual Conference & Expo

Family and Consumer Sciences:
Global Gateway to Healthy and Sustainable Families

June 25-28, 2014

St. Louis, MO

Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch


2014 WAFCS and WICFR Annual Conference

Family and Consumer Sciences:
Global Gateway to Healthy and Sustainable Families

March 27-29, 2014

Warrens, WI

Final Conference Agenda

Conference Schedule-at-a-Glance

Printer-Friendly Registration Form

Online Registration Form

Curriculum Showcase Application

Letter to Potential Exhibitors

Exhibitor Registration Form

20th Anniversary IYF Proposed Resolution

Proposed WAFCS Bylaw Changes

Proposed WAFCS Policies and Procedures Changes

Three Bears Resort


Panera, Painting, and Pinot

WAFCS Networking Event Sunday,

March 9, 2014

WAFCS Regions Map


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