Kate Ford is the director of information and research analysis for the Center for Innovation in Learning and Student Success. She is primarily responsible for environmental scanning and reporting on research, trends, tools, policy issues, and other topics related to learning innovation. She also collaborates on the prototyping and piloting of instructional methodologies and other learning innovations.
During her 16 years with UMUC, Ford has held a variety of leadership and technical roles focused on academic technology integration, delivery of online instruction, and faculty training. Her contributions to the development and support of UMUC’s online faculty have been recognized by IMS Global Learning Consortium and the Instructional Technology Council.
Ford holds an MBA and Master of Science in Management from UMUC and a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from the University of Maryland, College Park.