Nancy Nicewonger

Lead Facilitator

Education, Work & Volunteer History


UNC Greensboro

MA in Conflict Resolution  (May, 2009)

Messiah College, Grantham PA

BS in Elementary Education  (May, 1990)



Beyond Classroom Conflict

Leading workshops and family nights for schools and preschools

Conflict Resolution Center and Teen Court Program, Concord, NC

Internship with the Teen Court Program


Led a dispute analysis for a daycare center in Holyoke, MA

Developed a Conflict Resolution plan for First Baptist Church of Kennett Square, PA



First Up, Philadelphia, PA  (2019 – present)

Professional Development Instructor, Adult Education

Stanly County Schools, Albemarle, NC  (2008 – 2014)

Pre-K teacher, Kindergarten teacher

Pioneer Valley Christian School, Springfield, MA  (2002 – 2008)

Kindergarten, first-grade teacher

The Lord’s Academy, Woburn, MA  (1991 – 1995)

Kindergarten, second-grade teacher

Grace Christian School, Merrimack, NH  (1990 – 1991)

First-grade teacher



JAM Christian Daycare, Kennett Square, PA (2014 – 2019)

Center Director

The Kids’ Place, Wilbraham, MA  (2001 – 2002)

Center Director

Preble Children’s Center, Preble, NY  (1995 – 1999)

Director, Preschool Teacher

The Lord’s Academy, Woburn, MA (1991 – 1995)

Teacher, Elementary Supervisor



Stanly County Schools (2010 – 2012)

Led teacher workshops and family nights in Beyond Classroom Conflict

Pioneer Valley Christian School (2006 – 2008)

Founded and led Middle School Conflict Resolution Club

Worked with children in Conflict Resolution for Kindergarten, Grades 1 and 5

ACSI – Association of Christian Schools International (2005 – 2008)

Led workshops on Conflict Resolution at Regional Conferences in New England and the Southeast

The Lord’s Academy  (1993 – 1995)

Led teacher trainings



Maplewood Baptist Church, Malden, MA

Youth leader, Mission Board Member

Memorial Baptist Church, Cortland, NY

Youth leader, Sunday School Co-Superintendent, led workshops for church safety program

Church in the Acres, Springfield, MA

Teacher, Founder of GAMAland program for young children, Teacher and Director of Vacation Bible School, Sunday morning speaker, Speaker for Women’s groups, Leader of Advent Morning Retreats for women

Mission Baptist Church, Locust, NC

Teacher for adult class, Leader for children’s Reflections program, Small group leader


Lynch Group Homes, Willow Grove, PA

Campus Work Study- Faculty Service, Messiah College, Grantham, PA

Kenbrook Bible Camp, Lebanon, PA

Nanny, France

Nursing homes and Assisted Living in Malden, MA

Baystate Medical Center Emergency Room, Springfield, MA



Family: husband, Dan and their son and daughter

Enjoys writing and reading

Experiments with gardening and growing flowers around her home