Position: Second Grade Teacher
School: Horseshoe Bend School
School District: Tallapoosa County Board of Education
City, State: New Site, Alabama
About the Nominee: Dana Ford is the epitome of the ideal teacher and learner. The things that she can accomplish while working with students – struggling or otherwise – are nothing short of a miracle! Ms. Ford is a selfless leader, and always puts her students’ needs before her own. She has helped countless students who have been written off by others find success. Ms. Ford is charismatic, dedicated to helping others, and desires to see others succeed. She never seeks accolades and rewards for herself. Ms. Ford is not just a life changer, but a life saver, as well!