2018 Journal of NEAFCS Now Available 

We are pleased to announce that the 2018 Journal of the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences is now online at http://www.neafcs.org/journal-of-neafcs.

Many thanks to our Co-Editors Sarah Ransom of the University of Tennessee Extension and Dana Wright of West Virginia University Extension, and to the members of the subcommittee, peer reviewers, and to our Vice President of Members Resources, Edda Cotto-Rivera of the University of Georgia Extension, for a quality, peer-reviewed, professional publication that helps preserve our valuable research and resources for the future. 

If you would like to see your work published in a future edition of the JNEAFCS, we encourage and invite you to submit your manuscript to the Journal of NEAFCS. You can find all the guidelines and deadlines on our website: https://www.neafcs.org/journal-submission-guidelines


2018 Annual Session - Thank you for your participation! 

San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter
September 24-27, 2018

Thank you for attending the 2018 NEAFCS Annual Session. Over 890 of your closest colleagues, 30 exhibiting companies, and almost 200 first time attendees joined us in San Antonio, TX to Build Capacity Through People, Programs and Partnerships.

A special thank you to the co-liaisons (Linda Wells and Lorrie Coop) and their planning committees for a successful Annual Session. We greatly appreciate the time you put in to make this event one we won't forget! 

Thank you for your donations to the San Antonio Food Bank. We raised over $1,600 this year which will provide more than 11,600 meals.  We also thank you to those who donated the backpacks for the Service Project with CASA. 

Don’t forget to claim your CEU’s & PDU’s. Click here for more information.

Click here to view photos from the 2018 Annual Session. You may download or order prints from this site.

SAVE THE DATE and join us in Hershey, PA September 30 - October 3, 2019!


NEAFCS Will Be Turning 85! 

NEAFCS will be celebrating 85 years in 2019!  What a wonderful time to be involved with an association that has been providing leadership opportunities to family and consumer science professionals and helping families for 85 years. What better place to celebrate than Hershey, Pennsylvania!

Below you will find a list of 85 Things To Do. Be thinking of how your State can celebrate as NEAFCS turns 85! Our goal is to make this coming year one of participatory fun and pride that takes a look back at our organization’s beginnings as well as what our future holds.

Click here to download the 85 Ways to Celebrate the 85th Anniversary of NEAFCS
How many can you complete by October 2019?  


We  Our Partner Members

Active Parenting Publishers
Michael Popkin
1220 Kennestone Circle, Ste 130
Marietta, Georgia 30066
800-825-0060 ext. 139
[email protected]

American Cleaning Institute
Brian Sansoni

VP of Communication & Membership
1331 L Street, NW #650
Washington, District of Columbia 20005
[email protected]

American Income Life Special Risk Division
Erin Bain
8604 Allisonville Rd
Indianapolis, IN  46250   
[email protected]

Home Baking Association
Sharon Davis

Family and Consumer Sciences Education
HBA, 2931 Gainsboro Road
Topeka, Kansas 66614
[email protected]

Learning Zone Express
Mary Beth Anderson
Educational Consultant
667 E. Vine St.
Owatonna, Minnesota 55060
[email protected]

LifeWise Strategies / Money Habitudes
Syble Solomon
1180-A Pine St
Hamilton, Montana 59840
[email protected]

National Dairy Council
Carole Clemente
Vice President Nutrition Affairs
10255 W. Higgins Rd., Suite 900
Rosemont, Illinois 60018
[email protected] 

National Endowment for Financial Education
Susan Sharkey
1331-17 Street Suite 1200
Denver, Colorado 80202
[email protected]

Newell Brands (Previously Jarden Home Brands)
Jessica Piper

9999 East 121st Street
Fishers, IN 46037
(317) 567-8621
[email protected]

USDA National Institute of Food & Agriculture
Beverly Samuel
National Program Leader
1400 Independence Ave SW, MS 2250
Washington, DC 20250
[email protected]


Welcome to the National Extension Association of Family & Consumer Sciences

Network, Grow, Succeed - The National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (NEAFCS) educates and recognizes Extension professionals who improve the quality of life for individuals, families and communities. We provide education in:
  • Food preparation, food safety and nutrition
  • Financial Management
  • Healthy Lifestyles
  • Home & work environment and safety
  • Relationship and parenting skills
  • and much more!

© Copyright 2018, NEAFCS. All rights reserved.
325 John Knox Rd. Suite L103
Tallahassee, FL 32303
P: (850) 205-5638 / F: (850) 222-3019