The last few years have been a whirlwind for James Ford, 34, who went from being a teacher at Garinger High teacher and winner of CMS Teacher of the Year to North Carolina Teacher of the Year in 2014-15. John D. Simmons The Charlotte Observer
The last few years have been a whirlwind for James Ford, 34, who went from being a teacher at Garinger High teacher and winner of CMS Teacher of the Year to North Carolina Teacher of the Year in 2014-15. John D. Simmons The Charlotte Observer

After year of triumph and pain, teacher James Ford charts new path

July 29, 2015 06:42 PM