Before moving to Texas, Nancy taught at several institutions in the Northwest and worked in business and industry. As an active leader in professional organizations, she currently serves as President for the Texas Affiliate of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, serves on the AAFCS membership committee and the AAFCS Academy model task force.
B.S. University of Idaho - Home Economics, 1980
M.S. University of Idaho - Family and Consumer Sciences Education, 2007
Ph.D. Texas Tech University - Family and Consumer Sciences Education, 2013
Research interests: Experiential learning outcomes, innovative curriculum development and delivery surrounding social issues, FCS teacher preparation programs, leadership skills and mentoring.
Expertise: Family and Consumer Sciences, Experiential learning, 5 E Curriculum model, global curriculum design, teaching from a critical science perspective, social issues and advocacy, interior design, bridal fashion designs, and program and event coordination.