Welcome to Ford Elementary
Engage, Enrich, Empower

Patrick O'Connell, Principal 
Shay Kappel, Assistant Principal
Meghan Smith, Assistant Principal

Debra Hebert, Support and Services Administrator

Pictured: Debra Hebert, Patrick O'Connell, Shay Kappel, and
Meghan Smith

GaDOE STEM Certified School and
AdvancED STEM Certified School

@FordStem on Twitter
Tweets by @FordStem
STEM AdvancED logo

Vision: One Team, One Goal: Student Success!
Mission: Engage, Enrich, Empower

Cobb County School District Direction for Continuous Improvement

Important Dates and Information

5/10: Field Day for Grades K-2, 9:00 - noon

5/13 - 8/16: The Summer Reading Challenge begins May 13th and ends August 16th.
Reading Resources and Important Information,
Biblionasium: Log Your Minutes

5/21: Early Release

5/22: Early Release

Substitute Teacher Recruitment
Please use this link to easily access the sub application https://cobb.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=121

Ford Elementary 2018-19 Supply List

2019 Milestones Elementary School EOG Schedule
Click the calendar to enlarge the image.

Congratulation to Dr. Ruddell,
Cobb Elementary Counselor of the Year!

Dr. Ruddell

Pictured: Mrs. Smith, Mrs. Kappel, Dr. Ruddell,
and Mr. O'Connell

Congratulations to Our Retirees: Mrs. Nix and Mrs. Turner!
We will miss you!


Microsoft Office 365
Office 365 has the perfect set of digital tools to compliment the 4 C’s (Creativity, Collaboration, Communication, and Critical Thinking) in the classroom.
Office 365 Support Page for Parents  

BYOD Information
BYOD Guidelines

BYOD Permission Form

Ford Elementary Receives AdvancED STEM Certification
Ford Elementary is proud to have the distinction of earning AdvancED STEM Certification. This certification recognizes that our STEM educational programs have met the rigor and substance vital to creating and sustaining superior, student-centered STEM teaching and learning programs. We are committed to preparing our learners for the careers of tomorrow by continuing to foster and perpetuate their enthusiasm for STEM disciplines today.

Ford Celebrates AdvancEd STEM Certification
School of ExcellenceFord Elementary:
A School of Excellence
School & District Calendar
Add the Ford Elementary Calendar to your personal Google Calendar by clicking on the "+" button above.

Kindergarten Registration

Registration Flyer (Spanish Flyer)

Congratulations to Rebecca Goodman,
Ford Elementary School's 2019-2020
Teacher of the Year!

TOTY 2019-2020

Pictured: Mrs. Goodman and Mr. O'Connell

Congratulations to Terri Cheatham,
Ford Elementary School's 2019-2020
Classified Employee of the Year!

Classified Employee of the Year

Pictured:  Mrs. Cheatham and Mr. O'Connell

Help Support Local Families
Help support local families who need financial assistance by donating your used cell phones and ink cartridges. Flyer

Ford Foundation Donation Page


Cobb Digital Library and Destiny
Student Guide for Cobb Digital Library (MackinVia)e Mrs. Trammell or your teacher for the username and password.) 
Click heor Destiny @ Ford Elementary.

Cobb County Public Library System: Library PASS