2018 Annual Session Request for Proposal Reviewers - Deadline January 31st 

From now until January 31st, NEAFCS is looking for individuals to sign up to be a reviewer for programs to be presented at the 2018 Annual Session in San Antonio, Texas.  You will be asked to review from March 1-17. This experience is an opportunity to enhance your Vita for promotion. You can also learn ideas to present in the future. 

It would be helpful if reviewers would watch the webinar Write a Winning NEAFCS Proposal Submission which can be found on the NEAFCS website under the Professional Development tab/webinar archives.

Click here to access the Sign-Up Form 

PILD First Timers Scholarship Applications Now Open - Due February 1

PILD first-time attendees may be eligible for one of the twenty $300 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 allocated per affiliate. The scholarships are awarded on a first come, first served basis among those who complete the application as directed. 

If you have been chosen to submit for this scholarship by your affiliate President, please click here to fill out the online form. Please note: You will be REQUIRED to upload proof of your selection. Scholarship receipients will be notified by February 3, 2018 so they can take advantage of the early bird registration deadline.


Now Accepting Proposals for the 2018 NEAFCS Annual Session

We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting proposals for concurrent sessions and showcases of excellence for our 2018 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 January 31, 2018. 


NEAFCS Impact Statement Portal Open Dec. 1 to Feb. 1

Impact Statements are used in many ways to highlight the programs our members implement.  Each state is encouraged to submit one to three programs in at least one program/subject area. See the “Public Affairs” tab and the “Education” section of the NEAFCS website where you can view the NEAFCS impact report archives and also review tips about writing powerful impact statements. We encourage submission of high-resolution photos. The review committee looks forward to reading about your impacts! 



NEAFCS Awards System Now Open

The awards system is open and ready for your submissions. Go to the NEAFCS Awards page (www.neafcs.org/awards) to find out more and submit your application.

Make sure to read the NEAFCS Awards Manual for changes to this years awards program including scholarships for 2nd and 3rd place winners and six new awards.


  • National deadline for award winners moving to the National level is March 15. This will be the date your state officer will send the awards to Susan Routh, NEAFCS Vice President for Awards and Recognition.
  • Your 2018 NEAFCS Membership must be paid/postmarked by December 31st in order to qualify for an award. If you have any questions regarding the status of your membership, please contact your state affiliate.

2018 Annual Session - SAVE THE DATE

San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter
September 24-27, 2018

Destination Video from San Antonio on Vimeo.


We Our Partner Members

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

American Cleaning Institute
Nancy Bock

Sr. VP, Educations & Meetings
1331 L Street, NW #650
Washington, District of Columbia 20005

American Income Life Special Risk Division
Erin Bain
8604 Allisonville Rd
Indianapolis, IN  46250   

Home Baking Association
Sharon Davis

Family and Consumer Sciences Education
HBA, 2931 Gainsboro Road
Topeka, Kansas 66614

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

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

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

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

Newell Brands (Previously Jarden Home Brands)
Jessica Piper

9999 East 121st Street
Fishers, IN 46037
(317) 567-8621

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


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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