Arkansas Association of Teachers of Family and Consumer Sciences

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GENERAL INFORMATION

 AATFACS is affiliated with the Arkansas Association for Career and Technical Education (AR ACTE), the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE), and the National Association Teachers of Family and Consumer Sciences (NATFACS).

Membership is open to any individual interested in the purposes of the association.

The officers, consist of a president, president-elect, secretary, treasurer, and parliamentarian. The committee chairpersons, consist of the following:  Awards, Audit Review, By-Laws, CTE Support Fund, Nominating, and Resolutions. The Executive Council of AATFACS officers and committee chairpersons have three meetings annually (one in the Fall and two in the Spring) with additional meetings called by the president.

AATFACS is represented on the Arkansas Association for Career and Technical Education Board by the division president plus one additional representative for every 100 affiliated members of the division. The annual AATFACS business meeting may be scheduled during the Arkansas Career and Technical Education Conference.

Dues are paid annually.  Dues may be paid directly to the AATFACS Treasurer at the FACS Summer Conference, AR ACTE Conference, or be mailed to the AATFACS Treasurer.  Please send membership form with your check.

Membership Benefits

  • Professional Development
  • Strong representation:
    - ACTE Executive Board
    - Family and Consumer Sciences Education Division
    - U.S. Congress
  • Access to the latest news from national
  • Working relations with other divisions of ACTE
  • Awards and recognition for outstanding members and Contributors:
    - Programs
    - Curriculum development
    - Leadership
    - Service
  • National publications:
    - NATFACS Newsletter (biannually ? web site)
    - ACTE Techniques Magazine (monthly)
  • Publicity and promotion for programs and services of Family and Consumer Sciences education with a national scope

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