Carolyn Barnhart

Office: 368 Heritage Hall
Phone: 715/232-2550


Doctorate in Education (EdD) - Educational Policy and Administration University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Master of Arts in Educational Administration/Higher EducationMeet licensing requirements for Principal/SuperintendentUniversity of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Bachelor of Science in Home Economics Education
Concentrations: 1) Child and Family; 2) Food & Nutrition; 3) Extension
Minor: Speech & Theater
University of Wisconsin-Stout
Awarded the UW-Stout Medallion


Family and Consumer Sciences Comprehensive Certification (CFCS) (2002-Present)

Professional Leadership

American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
National Building Leadership Capacity in AAFCS and Co-Chair (2011-Present)
National History and Archives Community (2011-Present)
Wisconsin Leader Award Chair (2011-Present)
National Membership Chair (2009-2010)
President-Elect (2014-2015)

Wisconsin Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
Vice President of Awards and Recognition

Phi Upsilon Omicron
Advisor, Current Tau Chapter (1988-Present)
Past Presidents Committee (2009-Present)
National Nominating Committee Chair (2009 2010)
National President (2006-2008)

Delta Kappa Gamma
President, Alpha Tau Chapter (2014-2016)

Twin Cities Home Economics and Business
Member (1998-present)

National Food Service Management Institute Advisory Committee
Director, Higher Education (2013-2016)

Council of Administrators for Family and Consumer Sciences 
Member (2008-present)

School District of the Menomonie Area Family and Consumer Sciences Advisory Board
Member (1996-Present) 

Wisconsin FCCLA Foundation, Inc.
Director (2003-Present)

Institute of Food Technologists 
Member (2003-2012)

Campus Leadership

Stout Foundation
Scholarship Review Committee

Marshall for University Commencement
May and December 2008

Community Leadership

Mabel Tainter Literacy, Library & Educational Society, Inc.
Board Of Directors (2000-2009)
Executive Committee (2003-2009)
President of the Board (2008-2009)

Mabel Tainter Lessor
President (2008-2009)
Executive Board (2007-2009)


Twin Cities Home Economist of the Year (2013)

Outstanding Undergraduate Program Director in College of Education, Health and Human Sciences (2010-2011)
Family and Consumer Education Partner Award (2010-2011)
Multicultural Faculty Award (2002, 2003, 2006, 2007)
School of Education Outstanding Teacher (2004)
College of Human Development Outstanding Teacher (2001)
American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences National Advisor of the Year (2002)
Phi Upsilon Omicron National Advisor of the Year (2003)
Wisconsin Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Leader Award (2002)
American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Leader Award (2003)
Woman of Distinction: In the Category of Women Preparing Women for Responsible Adulthood, Girl Scoots of Indian Waters Council (2003)
University Women's Leadership Award (2007)