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Carol Ford


"Success happens when your dreams are larger than your fears." — Rooster Morris


The photo is of my daughter and I at Lake Tahoe in June of 2009. I do not have a lot of recent pictures of myself because I am the one usually taking them. Lake Tahoe is one of my favorite spots, as I have many fond childhood memories of spending the summer there with my grandparents, who were instrumental in my education and in my introduction to literature. It is my hope that I can impart some of this appreciation of reading and writing to my students.


Contact Information

Office Location: Virtual, Elko Campus
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Office Hours

  • Monday: Daily via Cell Phone 1-4, or email anytime.


  • BA, San Jose State , 1968
  • Std. Life Teaching Cred., San Jose State, 1969
  • MSEd., University of Nevada Reno, 2005


Recommended Reading

  • Three Cups of Tea, Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin
  • Blind Your Ponies, Stanley Gordon West
  • This House of Sky, Ivan Doig
  • Everyday Sacred, Sue Bender
  • Sweet Promised Land, Robert Laxalt



  • There are so many things I am interested in that it is difficult to focus on one.
  • I love to sew, draw, paint, work with pastels, write prose and poetry, go hiking, horseback riding in the mountains.
  • I also love to travel and experience different cultures.
  • Western Folklife Center, Montana Historical Society, Townsend Quilt Guild,
  • Lewis & Clark Trail Heritage Foundation, Crimson Bluffs Chapter


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ENG 101
Title:Composition I
Catalog Description: Critical reading and writing of the expository essay. Emphasizes pre-writing, strategies for organization, and revision.
ENG 102
Title:Composition II
Catalog Description: Continuation of English 101. Emphasizes writing from sources, argument, the investigative paper, and research techniques.
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