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FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES TEACHERS ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES
TEACHERS ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS

UPCOMING EVENTS

2020 FCSTAT Professional Development Conference

Virtual Conference July 22 – July 23, 2020
FCSTAT is moving forward with plans for a VIRTUAL Conference.
Presenters are needed for the concurrent workshops that will be presented live on Wednesday and Thursday, July 22-23.
Sessions will be recorded for future viewing.

NOTE: The sessions listed below are in the process of being revised and updated for the Virtual Conference.
Watch for additional information about registering and attending the conference.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR AND SAVE THE DATE!

REGISTRATION

     Conference Registration Fee - $275 - Includes FCSTAT Membership
     Conference Registration Fee - $250 - Does Not Include FCSTAT Membership
     Postmark Deadline for Payment - TBD


CALL FOR VIRTUAL PRESENTERS

If you answer yes to any of the following questions, we need you or someone you recommend as a presenter at the conference:

If you answered yes to any of these questions, we need your presentation or your recommendation! Click the Request for Proposal button below to access the Request for Proposal, complete the form and send to terrygreen@fcstat.org. Please put 2020 FCSTAT Conference Request for Proposal in the subject line.


SERVSAFE FOOD SAFETY PROGRAM CERTIFICATION TRAINING

The ServSafe Training has been cancelled for the FCSTAT Virtual Conference

However, the Texas Restaurant Association will provide the following Resources available from ServSafe:

Online proctoring is now available for the ServSafe Food Protection Manager exam. If any high schools are still in session where students need to take ServSafe exam via online proctoring before the end of June, please have them contact Steve Henige, Senior National Academic Sales Manager, K-12 ServSafe at shenige@restaurant.org for more information.

Yvonne Loya-Saenz
Director of Education/Texas ProStart Coordinator
Texas Restaurant Association Education Foundation
512.457.4100 x154
yloya@tramail.org


CALL FOR EXHIBITORS

Are you a company with products and resources related to the Family and Consumer Sciences Curriculum? Click the Conference Exhibitor Information button to access the FCSTAT Exhibits Show Application. 


2020 Midwinter Professional Development Conferences

January 16-18, at the Menger Hotel, San Antonio, Texas

For budgeting and planning purposes, the EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION FEE is $175. After the postmark deadline of January 7th, the onsite fee will be $200. The registration will open online in November. If you need an invoice prior to this, please contact Terry Green, terrygreen@fcstat.org and one will be emailed to you.


CALL FOR PRESENTERS

If you know someone who could provide a workshop that is new and relevant to the FCS curriculum, please send me their contact information and we will get in touch with them. If you are interested in presenting a workshop, please click the button below to access the RFP, complete it and send it in for review. Keep in mind that teachers repeatedly request workshops that provide hands-on activities, technology and projects they can take back to their classroom and use right away. Please help us make this conference a success with your recommendations for presenters or your participation as a presenter.

Thank you for your past support of FCSTAT Conferences. We look forward to your attendance at the FCSTAT 2019 Midwinter Conferences.
Apply to Present Your Workshop at the next FCSTAT Conference or send Speaker Recommendations to: terrygreen@fcstat.org.


HOTEL RESERVATIONS

MENGER HOTEL -
The Discounted Room Block is available Tuesday, January 14 – Saturday, January 18, 2020
The discounted rate for the Menger Hotel is $124 plus applicable taxes. Click HERE to access the link to make a reservation or copy and paste this link into your browser: https://reservations.mengerhotel.com/75799?groupID=2492789 You may also go to www.mengerhotel.com. Enter the Group Code 012120FCSTAT and the travel dates to check availability.

Parking
Overnight - $18.00 plus 8.25 % tax.
Day - $20.00 plus applicable taxes.
There are various city parking lots around the hotel from $12.00 to $20.00 per day.

CALL FOR EXHIBITORS

Are you a company with products and resources related to the family and consumer sciences curriculum? Click the Conference Exhibitor Information button to access the FCSTAT Exhibits Show Application.