WA Annual FCS Conference – 2016

Conference Registration Rates:

AAFCS/WA-FACSE Members $325.00    Non-Member $450.00

Student Member $100.00                            Student non-member $150.00

Retired member $150.00                             Retired Non-members $200.00

*Includes all sessions, events, 2 lunches, 2 breakfasts and 1 no-host social with hearty appetizers

Dinner Social Only $45.00                             Opening Luncheon ONLY $30.00

Closing Luncheon ONLY $30.00                   Breakfast ONLY $25.00

 Register Now!

Early Bird registration is open until September 23, 2016.  After that $50 will be added to the cost.  Online registration closes October 7, 2016.

Conference Hotel Rooms

 

Just wanted to pass a quick note, right now, if you find that Great Wolf Lodge no longer has any rooms available in our block rate, you are still welcome to stay there, but the rate will be higher. We have an additional hotel available to you: Holiday Inn Express in Chehalis. Please call 360-740-1800 and reference code “WFC” for a group rate.

Sorry for the inconvenience of this. Please let myself (andrea_ancich@lkstevens.wednet.edu)or Dawn Boyden (dawn_boyden@lkstevens.wednet.edu) know if you have any questions.”

 

Serve Safe Preconference

 

Washington State University Extension is offering the ServSafe Manager Certification training for teachers, food service managers, culinary instructors, students and other individuals who have responsibility for teaching, learning or implementing best practices in food safety and food preparation.

Food safety training is a commitment, a mindset and a smart business practice for everyone involved in food preparation or food service operations. Trained people in the food business support safe food handling practice.                                                      

Date:              Sunday, October 23, 2016

Location:      Washington FCS Annual Conference, Chehalis D Conference Room

 Time:             10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (includes testing) 

ServSafe is a nationally recognized, comprehensive food safety training and certification program for anyone involved in food preparation or the food service industry.  The training includes the latest updates in food safety and best practices used in the industry to implement critical food safety procedures. It is the highest standard in food safety training and certification to keep food safe and protect the public from foodborne illness. In addition to learning about preventive measures to keep food safe, the course also includes crisis management and handling emergency situations. ServSafe training is an opportunity to obtain nationally accredited food safety certification from the National Restaurant Association. 

The cost for this course is $140 and includes the textbook and test.  Each participant needs his/her own textbook.  Pre-study is highly recommended.  Upon receipt of registration money, the textbook will be mailed to you.  Successful completion of the course includes a ServSafe certificate for 5 years.

Please fill out the attached registration form and mail to WSU Extension with your payment. Registration should be received by October 6 to assure a textbook and ample study time. Class size is limited to 25 people.

If you have any questions about the class, please contact Margaret at 509.745.8531 or viebrock@wsu.edu.

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YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID TRAINING OPPORTUNITY

When:  Sunday October 23, 2016, 8 AM – 5 PM
Where: Great Wolf Lodge, Centralia
Fee:  FREE for attendees at Washington FCS Conference Attendees
Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD), and eating disorders.

FREE Training at Conference!!!

YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID TRAINING
When:  Sunday October 23, 2016, 8 AM – 5 PM
Where: Great Wolf Lodge, Centralia
Fee:  FREE for attendees at Washington FCS Conference Attendees
Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD), and eating disorders.

Reminder!

Webinar on How to Use Precision Exams in FCS Classrooms

September 13, 2016 at 3pm

Topics Include:

  • Exams and Certifications Available
  • Standards Addressed
    Reporting Methods
  • Issuing Certificates

Career Skills Exams and Certifications related to FCS include:

  • Food & Nutrition
  • Food Service/Culinary Arts
  • Nutrition & Wellness
  • Child Development
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Leadership Principles
  • Adult Roles & Responsibilities
  • Adult Roles & Financial Literacy
  • Designer Sewing/Fashion Design
  • Fashion Strategies
  • Interior Design
  • Interpersonal Relationships
  • Personal Financial Responsibility
  • 21st Century Success Skills

To Attend the Webinar:

  1. Before the webinar, email questions about Precision Exams to: Dawn_Boyden@lkstevens.wednet.edu.
  2. Connect to webinar – Please join my meeting.

https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/480281349

  1.  Use your microphone and speakers (VoIP) – a headset is recommended.  Or, call in using your telephone.

Dial +1 (646) 749-3131

Access Code: 480-281-349

Audio PIN: Shown after joining the meeting

Meeting ID: 480-281-349

Webinar on How to Use Precision Exams in FCS Classrooms

Date and Time:  September 13, 2016 at 3pm

Topics Include:

  • Exams and Certifications Available
  • Standards Addressed
    Reporting Methods
  • Issuing Certificates

Career Skills Exams and Certifications related to FCS include:

  • Food & Nutrition
  • Food Service/Culinary Arts
  • Nutrition & Wellness
  • Child Development
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Leadership Principles
  • Adult Roles & Responsibilities
  • Adult Roles & Financial Literacy
  • Designer Sewing/Fashion Design
  • Fashion Strategies
  • Interior Design
  • Interpersonal Relationships
  • Personal Financial Responsibility
  • 21st Century Success Skills

To Attend the Webinar:

  1. Before the webinar, email questions about Precision Exams to: Dawn_Boyden@lkstevens.wednet.edu.
  2. Connect to webinar – Please join my meeting.

https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/480281349

  1.  Use your microphone and speakers (VoIP) – a headset is recommended.  Or, call in using your telephone.

Dial +1 (646) 749-3131

Access Code: 480-281-349

Audio PIN: Shown after joining the meeting

Meeting ID: 480-281-349