Rene spent last week at the AAFCS conference in Jacksonville, Fl. They put on an excellent conference and she enjoyed meeting so many new FACS teachers from around the country. Together we must keep emphasis on Parenting, Child Development, and Family Relations education. Education is the cornerstone of this country. We must begin applying this same importance on Family Consumer Science education if we are to create healthier families. Thus reducing incidences of child abuse and neglect.