PAFCS 2017 Annual Conference

Conference Objectives

The intent of this PAFCS-sponsored professional development opportunity is to provide family and consumer sciences professionals with information that will:

  • enhance content knowledge in family and consumer sciences-related areas and pedagogy;
  • increase skills using research on key elements of effective practice;
  • engage practitioners in STEM education using an integrated, interdisciplinary approach to learning that provides hands-on and relevant learning experiences for students
  • empower participants to work effectively with parents and community partners to establish connections between the school, work place, community and the global economy.

Conference Logistics

April 27, 2017 (Thursday) Pre-Conference (1- 4PM) and (6-9PM) Registration opens at 12PM

April 28, 2017 Conference (Friday) Special Event (6 - 8PM)

April 28 - 29, 2017 Conference (Friday and Saturday) Registration opens both days at 7 AM


  • Where

  • The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center
    215 Innovation Boulevard
    State College, Pennsylvania 16803

Professional Development

Act 48 credit (CPEs) and Professional Development Units (PDUs) are available for this PAFCS-sponsored professional development opportunity.  Contact our Professional Development Chair (at if you have questions.

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