Professionally, Dr. Wells is an experienced special education teacher. She received her Bachelor's degree in elementary education and her Master's degree in special education from the University of Florida. In 2008, Dr. Wells completed her doctor of education degree in special education with a minor in autism from Nova Southeastern University. Her dissertation topic involved teaching early literacy skills to children with autism. For the last 3 years, she has worked as co-director of Abi's Place, a nonprofit organization for children with severe disabilities. She also teaches graduate-level courses for future special educators through the University of Phoenix.
In her personal life, Dr. Wells is married to a wonderful husband who is also an educator. She has a daughter, Lydia, who is 2, and she has a baby boy on the way the end of September. While she is very passionate about her career, Dr. Wells finds parenting to be the most important and amazing experience imaginable!