Felisa Ford

Professional Learning Specialist

Felisa Ford

Felisa is a veteran educator with over twenty years of experience.  She started her career as a high school Social Studies teacher with Fulton County Schools.  While working in Fulton County, she served as a Social Studies Department Chair, Curriculum Assistant Principal, and Interim High School Principal.  In 2012 Felisa transitioned to Atlanta Public Schools where she was the K-12 Social Studies Coordinator for the district.  Because of her love for technology, Felisa later became the Digital Learning Specialist for Social Studies in Atlanta Public Schools.  In her current role as DLS she gets to combine all of her passions:  technology, professional learning, and social studies. 

One of Felisa’s strengths is being a learner which is why she is always willing to share her knowledge and skills to help others learn and grow.  As a Digital Learning Specialist, Felisa provides professional learning and training for teachers and students in her district.  She loves to share tools and resources that help to create an engaging 21st Century learning environment. 

Felisa is a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert, Surface Expert, Google Level 1 Certified Educator, BrainPop Certified Educator, Classflow Certified Educator, and an Alpha Squirrel.  As you can see she is always learning and growing.  She has facilitated several MIE Cohorts in Atlanta Public Schools as a way to promote the Microsoft Educator Program.  Felisa has her Ed.S. and is currently working on her Ed.D. in Instructional Technology at Kennesaw State University. 

Felisa lives in Atlanta, GA with her husband “Bo” and their children Madison and Bryson.  She enjoys spending time with her family and supporting her children’s baseball and volleyball teams.

Location: Atlanta, GA