Family & Consumer Sciences (FCS) Professional Development Conference

Developing high school teachers with the latest thought leadership in creativity, design- thinking, and technology, by experts in fashion, interior design, business, and merchandising in New York City.

March 2019   April 2019


7pm – 9pm: Evening cocktail reception


8:30am – 9:30am: Breakfast
9:30am – 10am: Welcome from WindowsWear
10am – 11am: How to Teach using Creativity in the Classroom
11am – 12pm: Breakout Session #1
12pm – 1pm: Lunch
1pm – 2pm: Breakout Session #2
2pm – 3pm: Breakout Session #3
3pm – 6pm: Showroom visits: Behind-the-Scenes in New York City
7:30pm: Keynote speaker: an executive from a major brand


8:30am – 9:30am: Breakfast
9:30am11am: The History of New York City Retail
11am – 1:30pm: Fashion Window Walking Tour
1:30pm – 4pm: Lunch + Teacher Curriculum Development

EXTRA: $250
6pm – 11pm:  Dinner / Broadway show / Talkback with actor(s)


9:30am- 11am: Breakfast + How to Best use WindowsWear in the Classroom
11am – 1pm: Threads (the documentary) Film screening & discussion.


Breakout Session Topics to Choose from:
* Fashion as a Business – Retail, Digital, E-Commerce
* Fashion and Textile Design
* Visual Merchandising & Interior Design
* Spacial and Psychological Design to Maximize Creativity
* Fashion Illustration & Conceptual Design

Each teacher attendee will also receive a complimentary 1-year membership to WindowsWear, allowing all students to have full access to WindowsWear in the classroom.

Participants will need to pay for and schedule their own flights and book their own hotels.  We recommend staying at the Room Mate Grace Hotel, located at 125 West 45th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenue). Use promo code “WindowsWear” to receive approximately 10% off, based upon availability.  Contact us if you have any questions!