Susan Turgeson, Ed.D., CFCS


HeadshotAssistant Professor, Family and Consumer Sciences
Office: 240A CPS
715-346-2263

Areas of Expertise 

  • Family and Consumer Sciences Education

Current Undergraduate Classes Taught 

  • FCS 290 Exploration of Family and Consumer Sciences
  • FCS 390 Adult Education
  • FCS 394 Principles of Career and Technical Education
  • FCS 396 Cooperative Occupational Vocational Education
  • Family and Consumer Sciences Practicum
  • HD 330 Human Sexuality

Current Graduate Classes Taught 

  • FCS 394 Principles of Career and Technical Education
  • FCS 396 Cooperative Occupational Vocational Education
  • HD 466 Guidance of Children and Adolescents

Research Interests

  • Impact of Advanced Placement Coursework on Time to Degree Completion
  • Family and Consumer Sciences Curriculum

Professional Highlights

  • 2015 President-elect National Association of Teacher Educators For Family and Consumer Sciences
  • 2009 American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher of the Year
  • 2008 Wisconsin Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher of the Year
  • 2000-current Treasurer of Wisconsin Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

Education 

  • Ed.D. Educational Leadership in Higher Education, Edgewood College, 2015
  • M.S. Home Economics w/ concentration in FCSE, UW-Stout, 2007
  • B.S. Family and Consumer Sciences Education, UW-Stout, 1999

Professional Experience

  • 2001-12: Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher, Menomonie High School, Menomonie, Wis.
  • 2000-01: Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher, Delong Middle School, Eau Claire, Wis.