Ben Ford – Peak Center Administrator
Wade Tischner, the current administrator of the Advanced Learning Center, was called up to serve on tour in the Middle East with the National Guard. The Nebo School Board of Education appointed Ben Ford as the Peak Center and Advanced Learning Center (ALC) Administrator.
Mr. Ford received his bachelor’s degree in English and history from Brigham Young University. He earned his Master’s in Education Instruction with a minor in English from Oregon State University and received his Education Leadership certification from Brigham Young University.
Mr. Ford served as principal at Payson High for 6 years and as assistant principal for 12 years. Mr. Ford taught English and history at the junior high and high school. He worked 7 years in others districts for a total of 25 years in education.
An administrator said, “Ben is a great leader. He is very dedicated students and is committed in helping them achieve their goals. He is a problem solver and has the ability to make others laugh in difficult situations. Ben is an extremely hard worker and is ‘always’ at school. He will do amazing things with the PEAK Center and the Advanced Learning Center.”
Ben said, “I love being in Nebo School District and am a devoted employee as a whole. I have loved being at Payson High School these past 18 years, and hope I have left it a little better. I am excited for my new assignment, and hope I can help shape the future of Nebo School District.”
Ben is married to JoLynn. They reside in Payson and have four children Taylor, B.J., Alex, and Jake.