2019 Annual Session 

Hershey Lodge ~ Hershey, PA
September 30 - October 3, 2019

Thank you for joining us in Hershey, PA for the sweetest Annual Session. 

Speakers that provided handouts or a copy of their presentation have been uploaded to the Annual Session App.  To view these materials click the Schedule tab, select the specific session and access the documents directly. 

Please keep a look out on the Annual Session web page for a link to the photos once they are available. In addition, if you require CEU or PDU, this information is also available on the website. 


Upcoming NEAFCS Members Only Webinar

Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Creating Recipes with Food Safety in Mind

Description: After attending the training participants will: Increase their knowledge of importance of including food safety steps in recipes. Increase their ability to identify and correct subjective cooking food indicators in recipes. Identify how to insert the 4 keys to safe food handling into recipes. Describe one or more ways to add food safety steps to recipes.

Presenters: Lynn James, MS, RDN, LDN and Nicole McGeehan

To register visit https://neafcs.memberclicks.net/webinars


JCEP Extension Leadership Conference Request for Proposals - Deadline October 18 

The JCEP Extension Leadership Conference Planning Committee invites Extension educators, specialists and administrators to share their expertise in support of the 2020 Extension Leadership Conference. The purpose of the Extension Leadership Conference is to support Extension leadership succession planning and development nationwide across all disciplines.

The Extension Leadership Conference provides professional development that addresses leadership and management skill development critical for emerging Extension leaders.

They are looking for engaging presenters to inspire others with leadership information and activities to bring Extension to the forefront. This year, concurrent session presentations are required to incorporate an interactive component or hands-on learning opportunity for participants on skills or models that can be replicated by individuals and/or associations. The presenter’s teaching methods and presentation should be model of techniques participants will be able to take home and put to use.

Visit https://www.jcep.org/elc/elc-rfp for more information.


Public Issues Leadership Conference (PILD) Call for Presentations
Deadline - November 17, 2019

The 2020 Public Issues Leadership Development (PILD) Conference will be April 5-8 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, VA. This conference is sponsored by the Joint Council of Extension Professionals (JCEP). 
The Planning Committee is seeking abstracts that address the conference theme and will strengthen the leadership capacities of attendees from across the nation. Please remember that these sessions are for professional development and are not program reports. See the Request for Proposals (RFP) at https://drive.google.com/file/d/1G5TXn74UtagXYB_gH1DT8mHJwp2Yu30H/view for guidance. 

Go to www.jcep.org for up-to-date conference information. You can also find the link on the NEAFCS Public Affairs Home Page. 

PILD first timers may be eligible for one of the 20 ($455) NEAFCS 1st Timer's scholarships. Contact your affiliate President if you wish to be considered for the state PILD team and this award. Only one scholarship is available per affiliate. The scholarship application window will open in mid-December. See the December NEAFCS Network e-newsletter for details. 


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]

B-Sew Inn
Josie Baird
Education Division Manager
2530 Chandler Rd
Muskogee, OK 74403
(888) 560-3227
[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]

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!

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