About the Teacher
Degrees and Certifications:
Choir & Speech/Drama
Denise Ford is the vocal music and theater director at Franklin Middle School. Mrs. Ford is in her 13th year at Franklin and 26th year in education. Originally from Illinois, she completed her bachelor’s degree at the University of Illinois and her masters degree from Western Governors University.
In addition to teaching, Mrs. Ford sings professionally around Northern Colorado with her jazz combo which includes her husband, Scott, on drums. She sings the National Anthem at the University of Northern Colorado Men’s and Women’s Basketball games, the Colorado Eagles and the Greeley Stampede, and has sung with The Greeley Chorale all over the world.
Her hobbies include reading, playing the piano, traveling the world with her husband, and cheering on her favorite teams: Illinois Fighting Illini, Northern Colorado Bears, Colorado Eagles, and the Colorado Avalanche.