Ford School Profile

Ford Early Learning Center

2440 Clark Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48198

Principal: Jeanina Harris

Jeanina Harris joined Ford Early Learning Center in 2017, following four years as an instructional coach within the Ypsilanti Community Schools District. Her career began in Detroit Public Schools and the Norfolk Public Schools. Family brought her back to Michigan and to Ypsilanti Community Schools. After 4 years as an instructional coach, she is excited to take on the leadership role of principal of Ford ELC.

Jeanina Harris grew up in Detroit, attended Eastern Michigan University. She has earned a master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction and a master’s degree in Educational Leadership both from the University of Texas.

Ms. Harris believes that all students can learn when given the right opportunity. She also believes that partnerships with parents and community members make great opportunities for improving schools.

During her free time, Ms. Harris enjoys gardening, crafts, reading and spending time with family.

Special Services Offered in Building

  • General Education
  • Speech Therapy
  • Programs for the Disabled
  • Homebound
  • School Social Workers
  • School Nurse
  • Learning Specialists
  • Headstart/GSRP (4-year-olds)
  • Bright Futures

Class Size

  • Averages 17.2


  • Teachers (Full-Time Equivalent): 25
  • Support Staff: 26
  • Administrators: 1

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