Wendy's Place


Wendy Elaine Ford 1417 Nicolet Rd.
Detroit, MI 48207 (313) 850-7982 • wendy@wendyford.org ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Professional Profile                                                                                                                                             Elementary school teacher with 10+ year experience of planning, organizing and coordinating programs and activities.  Looking to apply skills an educational setting.   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Skills include:    Rigorously plan, organize and coordinate programs and activities. ·    Training and supervising personnel.  Prepare reports ·     
​Excellent organization skills ·      Apply formative and summative models of assesment ·      Knowledge of Learning theories Work collaboratively ·      Building Community Relations Management and supervision ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Education                                                                                                                                                                Wayne State University, Detroit, MI                                                                     1998 Master’s in Elementary Education - Public and Environmental Affairs   Provisional Certification                                                                                                                                                    
Michigan Teacher Provisional License: cc-318jf0139042   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

​ Experience                                                                                                                                                                  Detroit Public Schools, Detroit, MI                                                                                   1998 – 2013 Elementary Teacher   ·      Experience working with various populations ·      Ability to communicate clearly and concisely. ·      Created a classroom conducive to learning.
·      Taught Kindergarten Summer School. ·      Received In-Service training for Special Education.  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Community Involvement                                                                                                                                           Community Liaison, Detroit, MI                                                                           2010 - Present Develop and implement plans to improve local Faith based organizations with the community.                Public Speaker, Gleaners Food Bank                                                                    2013  Spoke to nonprofit organizations about the importance of Gleaners and passed out promotional literature about the organization.       Captain, Susan G Komen’s Race for the Cure, Detroit, MI                               2006 – 2012 Registered participants, coordinated activities for individual groups within the participants and created promotional materials to thank those who participated.