UW-Stout News Story

Campus to host annual family, consumer sciences conference

September 16, 2013

The annual Family and Consumer Sciences Education Conference will be held at UW-Stout’s Memorial Student Center from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27. About 250 attendees are expected.

The conference is hosted by the university's Professional Education Programs and Services.

The event will feature close to 25 speakers, including UW-Stout faculty. UW-Stout offers a Bachelor of Science degree in family and consumer sciences education; students in the program will display research on ecological housing.

A total of 16 concurrent sessions will run in the morning, with roundtable discussions planned for the afternoon.

Julie MundahlJulie Mundahl, 2013 Minnesota teacher of the year in family and consumer sciences, will discuss her career path. She graduated from UW-Stout in 1975.

Other speakers include representatives from the state Department of Public Instruction, Wisconsin Beef Council, Cooperative Education Service Agencies No. 11 and state high schools.

Exhibits start at 8 a.m. and will be on display throughout the day.

High school teachers who plan to attend are encouraged to bring students who are interested in a career in education. Students can tour campus, visit classes and talk with UW-Stout students.

Conference registration is $100; with an early registration fee of $85 through Monday, Sept. 16. For more information and to register click here.

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