Robyn Ford-Evans is a clinical faculty member in literacy for the Urban Teachers, Baltimore program. As a faculty member at the Johns Hopkins School of Education, she teaches courses in elementary and secondary literacy, including text selection and field experience. She also coaches Urban Teachers residents and fellows. She is a firm believer in providing students with choices and engaging them in authentic tasks, as opposed to workbook-driven assignments.
In teaching and mentoring, Robyn guides teachers to provide students with clear lesson plans and relevant instruction. Before joining Urban Teachers, she taught secondary English and language arts in Baltimore City and Baltimore County public schools. She holds a Master of Arts in Teaching degree from the Johns Hopkins School of Education, a graduate certificate in arts management from American University in Washington, DC, and a bachelor’s degree from Salisbury University in Maryland.
• MAT Secondary English, Johns Hopkins School of Education, Baltimore, MD
• Graduate Certificate in Arts Management, American University, Washington, DC
• Certificate in Fashion Buying and Merchandising, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY
• Bachelor of Arts in Communications and English, Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD
Clinical faculty for literacy, Urban Teachers, Baltimore program, Johns Hopkins School of Education, 2016-present
Other professional positions
• Language arts teacher, Windsor Mill Middle School, Baltimore, MD, 2012-16
• Student intern teacher, National Academy Foundation, Baltimore, MD, 2011-12
• Text selection
• Field experience