Wayne State College

Carol Erwin

Carol Erwin teaches family and consumer sciences (FCS) courses at Wayne State College.

She is certified in FCS by the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS).

Before coming to WSC, Erwin taught FCS grades 7-12 in Bassett, Stuart, Coleridge, Laurel and Randolph, all in Nebraska.

Erwin is the Treasurer of AAFCS (serves as the membership chair for Nebraska). She is a member of Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers of Nebraska (FCSTN) and the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE). Erwin was recognized by them as FCS teacher of the year in 2004 and 2013. She has also presented at various conferences. Also, she is a member of National Association of Teacher Educators of Family and Consumer Sciences (NATEFACS).


M.E., Curriculum and Instruction, 2005 - Doane College

B.S., Family and Consumer Sciences Education (endorsement in Diversified Occupations and Coaching), 1999 - University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Currently working on Ph.D. in Education

Academic Interests

Erwin's teaching interests include online teaching and learning, nutrition and foods classes in family and consumer science (FCS) and working with FCS teacher education students. Her research interests include adult education and lifelong learning.