George Lucas Educational Foundation
Christy Ford

Christy Ford

12th-Grade English Teacher

Christy Ford’s route to public education began more than 20 years ago with two years of national service in AmeriCorps. She then was a full-time instructor at Marshall University and Ohio University Southern before joining the faculty at a rural county school in her Eastern Kentucky hometown.  She has recently rededicated her professional focus solely toward her duties as a senior English teacher and is finding reward in teaching without distraction.


  • Curriculum Planning

    Teaching Survivors of the Opioid Epidemic

    Students’ personal experiences with the opioid crisis serve as powerful catalysts for a change-driven curriculum.