Washington 2021 FCS (Virtual) Conference

Each year the Washington Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (WAFCS) and the Washington Family and Consumer Sciences Educators (WA-FACSE) plan a conference to enhance the professional skills and provide personal enrichment for our members.  Our theme this year is “FCS SUCCESS!”  This year’s conference will be virtual.

Keynote Speaker – Randy Russell, Ph.D

The 3 “Ships” – Relationships, Leadership and Partnerships.

Dr. Randy Russell has served for over thirty years as a teacher, coach, assistant principal, principal and superintendent in Washington, Idaho and Montana. Randy currently serves as the Freeman, WA School District Superintendent. During his nine years in Freeman, the Freeman School District has achieved a high school graduation rate exceeding 98%,

Endnote Speaker – Katie Hood

The Difference Between Healthy and Unhealthy Love

Katie Hood is Chief Executive Officer of the One Love Foundation, a position she has held since 2014. Under her leadership, the organization has become the nation’s leading educator of young people on the topic of healthy and unhealthy relationships, as both a primary prevention strategy for relationship abuse and as an investment in the relationship health of the next generation. One Love’s award-winning film-based, peer-to-peer educational workshops have reached over 1.45 million young people in-person and over 100 million have engaged with One Love’s educational campaigns online.

Registration Now Open!

Registration: open until 10/31/21

Conference dates: October 24-26, 2021 (Sessions available for viewing through 11/19/21)

Additional information:

  • Combination of synchronous and asynchronous sessions (all will be recorded).
  • All conference sessions and materials will be available for viewing by attendees following the conference through November 19, 2021.

Tentative Conference Schedule

Conference Presenters

Clock Hours

In order to earn clock hours for conference participation, all attendees must sign up in PDEnroller by October 31 at 5 pm. Following the conference participants must evaluate the conference before clock hours will be awarded. Deadline to complete conference evaluation is Friday November 19 at 5 pm.