Sheila Edwards has two children with special needs who struggle at times with online learning. She is a former educator, is married to an educator, and also worked in professional development and technology for several years. Edwards is currently a case manager for children and adults with disabilities. She runs an online support group for families and has been a part of the Families as Faculty project through IUPUI for a few years, helping to make connections between teachers and families of children with special needs. Edwards serves as the Vice President on the Board of Directors for the non-profit organization FUSE, which empowers families and individuals with disabilities and mental health needs.