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-Elect 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.