We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting proposals for concurrent sessions and showcases of excellence for our 2016 Annual Session. You must be a current NEAFCS member to apply. To find the submission link, click here. You will be taken to a members-only page. Deadline for submissions is February 15, 2016 (note new date).
This year's tracks are:
Life Span Development: Aging, Child and Human Development
Sustainable Living: Textiles, Clothing. Housing and Environment
Technology and Social Media
4-H and Youth Development
Membership in NEAFCS has many benefits. Among them are:
Access to a growing, nationwide network of nearly 2,000 Extension professionals actively involved in Family & Consumer Sciences programming in their communities.
Opportunities to develop and enhance your leadership and management skills by serving in a leadership capacity on the state or national level.
Forums for presenting research and program information and discussing common Extension concerns at annual conferences, through webinars, and in the Journal of NEAFCS.
Recognition for outstanding achievements through an extensive awards and recognition program.
Discount on conference registration packages.
Access to professional development opportunities on the state, regional and national levels. This includes free webinars for all members sponsored by NEAFCS.
Ability to earn continuing education credits through participation in national meetings.
Up to date information on the latest products, methods, materials and technological advances to enhance the effectiveness of your programs.
Opportunity to serve as External Reviewers for promotion and tenure, as well as publication reviews.
Access to creative networking opportunities through www.neafcs.org.
Membership dues for 2016 are $100 for Active/Affiliate Membership, $50 for Student Membership, $300 (one time) for Life Membership, and $100 for Partner Membership. To review the requirements for each type of membership, download the NEAFCS Membership Brochure.