Nicodemus Ford

Nicodemus Ford
Nicodemus Ford
Senior Program Manager,
Pivot Learning

Nicodemus Ford is senior program manager for the Rural Professional Learning and Math Placement Network at Pivot Learning. The Oakland-based nonprofit works with high-needs school districts across the country to develop solutions to educational equity problems to ensure that all students graduate prepared for college and career. Ford has held positions with the Region IX Equity Assistance Center at WestEd and with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Ford began his career in his hometown of Detroit, Michigan, as a founding teacher in an inner-city high school designed on experiential and student-centered learning. He has worked as an adjunct professor at Wayne State University in Detroit and at Loyola Marymount University in Sacramento, California, where he taught pre-service special education teachers. He received his MEd at Marygrove College in Detroit.

updated 2018

Publications by Nicodemus Ford
How Rural District Networks Can Drive Continuous Improvement
Rural school districts face unique challenges in procuring funds, recruiting staff, and obtaining high-quality technical assistance. This environment creates problems in identifying high-quality instructional materials and implementing best…