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Ed Farm equips educators in schools and communities with innovative tools and strategies that support active learning for all students.


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An inventive world where all people have access to everything they need to fill or create the jobs of the future.

team

Waymond Jackson
CEO University of Alabama at Birmingham
Bobby Watson
Director of Operations University of Alabama at Birmingham
Adrian Jones
Business Systems Manager University of Alabama at Birmingham
Beth Sanders
Director of Learning The University of Alabama
Candyce Monroe
Learning Programs Manager Oakwood University; Alabama A&M University
Kailey DeLuca
Learning Projects Coordinator Trinity University
Ebonee English-Finley
Learning Innovation Coach Tuskegee University; The University of West Alabama
Élan Jones
Director of Digital Skills & Transformation The College of New Jersey; Cornell University
LaToria Foy
Digital Skills Manager The University of Alabama
John McCall-Pitts
Digital Skills Coordinator University of Alabama at Birmingham
Sarah Jones
Senior Product Manager Howard University
Niesha White
Product Design Lead Troy University
Sydney Holness
Entrepreneurship Associate Florida A&M University
Brittany Hollis
Manager of Marketing & Strategic Initiatives Alabama A&M University; Auburn University
Alexis Lehmann
Special Projects Coordinator Columbia University
Kendall Easley
Policy Analyst Yale University
Inga Willis
Director of Strategic Partnerships Howard University
Joseph Barrett
Project Manager Johnson C. Smith University
Vernetta Perkins
Programs Manager Spelman College; University of Alabama School of Law
Deon Gordon
Advisor, President and CEO, TechBirmingham Auburn University

Board of Directors

Anthony Oni, VP Corporate Communications, Southern Company Gas
April Benetollo, CEO, Momentum Leaders
Jay Brandrup, Principal, Kinetic Communications
Myla Calhoun, VP Birmingham Division, Alabama Power Foundation
Nicole Francis Reynolds, VP Head of Global Government Relations, ServisNow
Bing Edwards, Secretary to the Board, Fortif Law Partners, LLC

key industry partners

FAQ

where is Ed Farm located?

Ed Farm is located at 1914 4th Ave N, Suite 200, Birmingham, Alabama, 35203. Please email [email protected] to schedule a visit.

what curriculum does Ed Farm use?

Ed Farm uses Apple’s Everyone Can Code and Everyone Can Create curricula in combination with our internally developed Cultivate Change curriculum. You can access the digital books for free using Apple Books.

is Ed Farm a statewide initiative?

Currently, Ed Farm works with Birmingham City Schools and adult learners in the Greater Birmingham area. Ed Farm started its statewide expansion of the Teacher Fellows program in 2020 and will be in 20 other schools across the state by the start of the 21-22 school year. We are also expanding out of state with a Teacher Fellows Virtual Academy to begin early 2021 in partnership with North Carolina schools.

is Ed Farm a nonprofit organization?

Ed Farm is the signature program of TechAlabama, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that seeks to encourage, inspire, and ignite children and adults to discover and explore technology, learn to code, and pursue STEM careers.