M. Burch Ford

Head of School at Miss Porter's School

M. Burch Ford

M. Burch Ford

Head of School at Miss Porter's School

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Burch Ford, Administrative Coach
THE DURANGO INSTITUTE

Burch Ford graduated from Boston University and subsequently earned an MSW (Simmons College School of Social Work) and an EdM (Harvard University), but claims two years in the Peace Corps in Senegal, West Africa, the most formative part of her education.

Following 35 years in boarding schools: Concord Academy (Dorm Director, five years), Groton School (School Counselor/Teacher, 10 years), Milton Academy (Dean of Students/Teacher, five years), and Miss Porter’s School (Head of School, 15 years), Burch is currently President of the Naitonal Coaltion of Girls’ School, is an Associate of Wingspan Partnerships, and serves on the board of King’s Academy (Jordan), Maranyundo Girls’ School (Rwanda), CIEE (Council on International Educational Exchange), the Petit Family Foundation, and NEASC’s CAISA (Commission on American and International Schools Abroad). Previous board appointments include TABS, Middlesex, NCGS, Avon Old Farm National Council, and NAPSG (leading the Professional Leadership Seminar, eight years). Her work has also included school consultation and leadership of numerous workshops on residential life, governance, and adolescent development.

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Miss Porter's School

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Former President at St. Lawrence University

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Senior Fellow, Academic Affairs at Lynn University, Inc.

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Vice President at Meridian International Center

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Associate Vice President, Overseas Study at Indiana University

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Phosplatin Therapeutics LLC

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Director at Council for International Educational Exchange (CIEE Inc)

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Senior Advisor, Center for Science Diplomacy at American Association for the Advancement of Science

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Former Director at Council on International Educational Exchange, Inc.

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Chair at Council International Study Programs, Inc.

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Director at Council for International Educational Exchange (CIEE Inc)

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M. Burch Ford
Head of School at Miss Porter's School
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Head of School
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MISS PORTER'S SCHOOL EXCELS AT PREPARING YOUNG WOMEN FOR COLLEGE, FOR LEADERSHIP, AND FOR LIFE. OUR ATTENTIVE, DIVERSE BOARDING AND DAY COMMUNITY PROVIDES A DEMANDING CURRICULUM - ACADEMIC, ARTISTIC, ATHLETIC AND RESIDENTIAL. WE CHALLENGE OUR STUDENTS TO BECOME INFORMED, BOLD, RESOURCEFUL AND ETHICAL GLOBAL CITIZENS. WE EXPECT OUR GRADUATES TO SHAPE A CHANGING WORLD.

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M. Burch Ford is affiliated with Miss Porter's School, Middlesex School, Pomfret School

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