Dr. Sally Carder
Sally Carder was born to Frances and Raymond Carder. Carder was raised in Prattsville, Arkansas where she graduated from high school in 1970.
Carder graduated from Henderson in 1974 with a Bachelor of Science in Education degree in Physical Education and in 1978 with a Master of Science in Education in Counseling.
Carder also holds an Educational Specialist degree and a doctorate in Education from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.
While at Henderson, Carder was involved in the Women’s Recreational Association, Volleyball Team, Physical Education Club, and Volleyball Intramurals. Some of her fondest memories from Henderson are the friendships and relationships formed with students and instructors, building a barn for Dr. Dorris, attending church with Ms. Wallace, and painting the OBU tiger red with Sue Ehrgood.
Carder is currently the President of National Park Community College in Hot Springs. She previously served as the president of Quapaw Technical Institute and worked with the Arkansas Department of Workforce Education.
She is a member of the Hot Springs National Park Rotary Club, as well as the West Central Arkansas Workforce Investment Board and Greater Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.
Some of her personal interests and hobbies are hunting deer and turkey, fishing, and reading novels.
Carder serves as guardian to two foster children, Gunnar Miller, 12, and Freddy Miller, 4.
She currently resides in Hot Springs, Arkansas.