Since obtaining her PhD Nancy Vanderboom Lausch has worked to combine her graphic design experience with the field of Art Education.
As an Advisor to DESIGN-ED, a national group organized to explore the application of design in the K-12 curriculum she continues to explore the nexus of art and design.
Nancy Vanderboom Lausch has worked as a professional graphic designer with Herman Miller, Inc, Directed a Kellogg Foundation Grant to improve the delivery system of art in the elementary schools of West Michigan, taught Art Education at Grand Valley State University, wrote grants for Ox-Bow, and most recently, Chairs the Art Education Department at College for Creative Studies.
Additionally, Lausch continues to work with the Michigan Department of Education to re-write the State Visual Arts Standards, review model design lesson plans for Michigan Arts Education Instruction and Assessment (MAEIA) project, and review the current Elementary Certification requirements.
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