Dr. Nancy Griffin Mims holds the following degrees: BA in English, M.Ed in English Education, certificate in school law and policy; Ed.S in Curriculum and Supervision and an Ed.D in Educational Administration from Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL.
She completed summer studies at Stanislaus University- France, and Oxford University (Trinity College) England.
Dr. Mims has served as a classroom teacher in both public and private schools: a high school English Dept Chair; principal of three schools (two International in India); and in the district office in Broward County, FL where she trained administrators in the use of the Florida Performance Measurement system. Dr. Mims holds the title Professor Emerita from the University of West GA. and has served as Department Head in Educational Leadership at Western Carolina University, and as international curriculum and leadership consultant to the Fulbright office in Moscow.
Dr. Mims was a Fulbright Scholar to Russia 1996 and a Rotary scholar to India 1999-2000. She has Honorary Faculty status at Hertzon University, St. Petersburg, Russia and Bombay Teacher’s Training College, Mumbai, India.
Dr. Mims serves on the editorial board for two journals, and continues her membership in professional and honorary organizations. In 2005, Dr. Mims received the Jack Greer Lifetime Achievement Award from the Southern Regional Council on Educational Administration. Her academic interests include integrating technology with curriculum, diversity, educational policies, school law and ethics. She is the author and coauthor of two books, over 75 articles and has presented over 150 papers nationally and internationally.