Mr. Ballard is a Maryland native with more than 15 years of professional experience in education. From leading kindergarteners to training college students, Mr. Ballard has thoroughly enjoyed encouraging, empowering and equipping students. Prior to moving to Alabama, Mr. Ballard served as a Youth Minister for middle and high school students. His approach to education is funneled through sincere care and absolute concern for each student that walks into his classroom. His philosophy of education is that “All students can learn." As a teenager, Mr. Ballard did not have very many role models and seeks to invest into the lives of his students daily! He is very passionate about business. Mr. Ballard had the privilege of teaching business courses on the collegiate level at Morgan State University in Baltimore, MD. He desires to see all students successful and firmly believes that his Business Communication and Technology class will assist students in being more cognizant about their place on the globe. Mr. Ballard is married to Dr. Rachel Ballard who is also dedicated to strengthening communities in Huntsville AL. He has three sons: Gabriel, Joseph and Luke! He is proud to serve students and to be a member of the FAMILY!
B.S. in Business Administration and Management, University of Maryland Eastern Shore
M.A. in Education with a specialization in Urban and Diverse Learners, Goucher College
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