Associate Professor, FCSE Program Coordinator, and FCS Credential Advisor
A Nebraska native, Dr. Lichty earned her BS and MS degrees in Family and Consumer Sciences Education from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. She taught middle and high school for six years before earning her Ph.D. in Career and Technical Education with an emphasis in Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher Eduation at Virginia Tech in 1999. After one year at Northern Illinois University, Dr. Lichty came to CSULB in 2000 and has served as Program Coordinator of Family and Consumer Sciences Education since that time.
Dr. Lichty has served three terms as Secretary of the California Association of Family and Consumer Sciences and is currently the President. She is the Executive Board Member-at-Large of the National Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher Educators, and is a Reviewer for the Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences Education.
Comparing teaching experiences of emergency permit teachers, interns, student teachers and first-year teachers.
Lichty, M. (in progress).The student teaching experience in family and consumer sciences:Perceptions of traditional student teachers and interns.Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences Education
Lichty, M., & Johnson, J. (2005).A Follow-up Study:The examination of teaching beliefs and its influence on curriculum orientation decisions.Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences Education.
Yousif, M., & Lichty, M. (2005).Student perceptions of an on-line hybrid fcs capstone Course.College and University Media Review, 22(5), 20-33.
Lichty, M., & Robles, D. (2003). The teaching experiences of new fcs emergency permit teachers. Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences Education, 21(2), 1-17.
Kvaska, C., & Lichty, M. (2003).Up close and personal:Weekly reflective journaling reveals perceptions of fcs student teachers.Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences Education, 22(2), 1-14.
Lichty, M., & Stewart, D. L. (2001).The socialization process of new college faculty in family and consumer sciences teacher education. 1999 Annual American Family and Consumer Sciences Education,18(1),1-21. www.natefacs.org/journal/ vol18 no1/social.
Brozovsky, S., Montgomery, B., & Lichty, M. (1999).Taking action regarding change. 1999 Annual American Family and Consumer Sciences Yearbook.Sage:Chicago.
University--Teacher Education Advisory Committee, Single Subject Petition Committee, Faculty Hearing Panel
College of Health & Human Services--Chair of Committee on Equity and Diversity
College of Education--Assessment Committee
Department of Family and Consumer Sciences--Chair of RTP Committee, Graduate Committee
Developing a state-wide directory of FCS teachers in middle and high schools
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