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Family & Consumer Sciences


Washington Association of Family & Consumer Sciences


The Washington Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (WAFCS) is a professional organization dedicated to connecting professionals and touching lives.


The mission of the Washington Affiliate is to provide leadership and services to our members, promote advocacy, and develop partnerships and alliances to enable communities, empower individuals, and strengthen families.





WAFCS Calendar

What's in Store for 2014



June 6 - WAFCS Audit Meeting, Hansville, WA

June 7 - WAFCS Executive Board Meeting, Hansville, WA

June 25-28 - AAFCS Annual Conference & Expo, St. Louis, MO


August 3-6 - WA-ACTE Summer Conference, Yakima Convention Center


October 27-29 - WA-FACSE/WAFCS Annual Fall Conference, Red Lion Conference

                          Center, Pasco, WA


AAFCS Annual Conference & Expo



For complete information about the AAFCS Annual Conference & Expo,

click here!

Save the Date!

Washington Family & Consumer Sciences Annual Fall Conference

Jointly Sponsored by the

WA-ACTE Family & Consumer Sciences Educators

Washington Association of Family & Consumer Sciences

October 27 & 28, 2014

Red Lion Hotel

2424 N 20th Avenue, Pasco, WA 99301

The Red Lion Hotel, Pasco is located in the center of Washington wine country, five minutes from Kennewick, 10 minutes from Richland, directly across the street from Columbia Basin College and just four blocks from the Tri-Cities Airport via our
complimentary airport transportation.

Are you interested in presenting? The Fall Conference Planning Team is accepting proposals from professionals interested in participating in one of the breakout sessions in any FCS content area or sessions of general interest. Click here to be taken to the Educational Opportunities page for more information and the link to the proposal form.

Questions? Contact WAFCS Public Information Director Donna Graham at wafcspid@msn.com or 509-922-7563 and for
up-to-date information.

Conference Sponsorships

Interested in being a sponsor or know a business or corporation who might become a sponsor of a luncheon, keynote speaker, or special conference event? The Fall Conference Planning team is seeking individuals and groups who are interested in supporting Family & Consumer Sciences by donating goods, services or money.  You can help by printing the brochure and distributing it to local businesses you support.  The brochure is formatted to be printed on two sides of a single sheet and folded into a booklet.


Click here for sponsorship brochure (PDF Version)

Click here for a sponsorship brochure (Word Version)



The Washington Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (WAFCS) is an affiliate of the American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (AAFCS). 


AAFCS is the only professional association for Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) students and professionals from both multiple practice settings and content areas. Our members provide research-based knowledge about the topics of everyday life, including human development, personal and family finance, housing and interior design, food science, nutrition and wellness, textiles and apparel, and consumer issues.