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2024 Student Chef Competition Informational Webinar: November 9th

The Georgia Department of Education School Nutrition Division is pleased to announce the School Year 2024 Student Chef Competition Informational Webinar, November 9, 2023.

Are you interested in participating in the Georgia Department of Education Student Chef Competition? Join us on November 9, 2023, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM to learn more about the competition and how to participate. In addition, our chefs and registered dietitians will review the competition resources currently available and demonstrate how to utilize the competition's website.

To register for the session, click the link below:
Student Chef Competition Informational Webinar, Thursday, November 9, 2023, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM,2pLzHfEylkOyeaE-5YyfFw,whZ4tOMbyUu3Ac6PUSvhow,iIhd3oNaGEatz9UU-k4SaQ,iXsTXkL0eEaYTuZ86rtxNQ,rRNcps1bhUmcZ6Jy3_1seA?mode=read&tenantId=1aa55c83-0343-4ecb-bd39-bd7f43876bd7

Dialing in is an option for Student Chef Competition Informational Webinar.
To dial in (audio only), call +1 470-440-6149, Phone Conference ID: 604 972 513# 

For more information, contact Chef Michael DuBose, Culinary Specialist at

New and improved option to pay ACTE/GACTE/GATFACS membership dues!


Dues payment includes:

  • ACTE Membership Dues $80
  • Additional Division Dues $10 each (if applicable)
  • State Association Dues $35
  • State Division Dues $15

Base Total $130 (add $10 for additional dues if applicable)


  • Payment must be paid by October 31st. (postmarked by October 21st)
  • Please make checks payable to GATFACS. (school or system checks only)
  • Form or list of names for whom the payment is for should accompany check - if school or system is paying for multiple people.

Send payment to:

PO Box 996
Buena Vista, GA 31803


Invoices will not be automatically emailed. Invoices will be sent to the email provided within 10 business days.

If you have questions, email Megan Scott at

2023 GATFACS Fall Newsletter

In our newsletter you will find essential updates about GATFACS as well as membership/renewal and our Winter Conference Registration at the Great Wolf Lodge!
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2024 GATFACS Winter Conference Registration is OPEN

The GATFACS (Georgia Association of Teachers of Family & Consumer Sciences) Winter Conference will be held on January 24-26, 2024, at Great Wolf Lodge in LaGrange, Georgia.  This conference is geared toward teachers that teach the following pathways:

  • Nutrition & Food Science
  • Interiors/Fashion/Textiles
  • Culinary Arts
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Teaching as a Profession
  • Middle School FACS

A few reminders:

1. Registration OPENED September 1st
2. Hotel Reservations are OPEN NOW     
3. Wednesday Preconference Sessions will be listed at CTAE Resource Network and another email will be sent when those are posted on   

For more information, go to the Winter Conference tab:

Join or Renew your ACTE membership!

Must be up to date for GATFACS and GACTE conferences

Join/Renew here: