Nancy Wilder, Assistant Professor, has worked for an area Charter School, the legacy Shelby County Schools, and the legacy Memphis City Schools as a resource teacher and professional development coordinator at both the elementary and middle school levels. She served as a New Teacher Mentor for special education students in the Memphis City Schools. She worked as an Instructor at The University of Memphis in general and special education teaching methods courses to undergraduate and graduate education majors. Ms. Wilder received National Board Certification as an Exceptional Needs Specialist while working for the legacy Memphis City School system.