Gordan D. Ford is Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of Lincoln Preparatory School. He has served in this capacity since 2016, and is both superintendent and principal of the single-school school district. Prior to beginning his new career in education, he served 25 years as an officer and pilot in the U. S. Air Force and Air Force Reserve, managing budgets in excess of $62M. On June 30, 2016, he retired as a Lieutenant Colonel, having flown more than 3,600 flying hours in 10 different aircraft on 5 continents. Before embarking on his military career, he served as Associate Registrar of Grambling State University. Lt Col Ford is also an ordained Baptist minister and is Pastor of the St. David Missionary Baptist Church in Ruston, Louisiana. He is a proud 1987 graduate of Grambling High School and a 1991 graduate of Grambling State University with a B.A. in Mathematics (Physics minor). He also completed a Master of Arts in Teaching at GSU in 2020. His wife is a local physician, and they have two children. Their daughter, Serena, is an elementary social studies teacher at Lincoln Prep and their son, Edward, is a senior at Lincoln Prep.
Chief Academics Officer
Crystal Washington, Ed.D. is Chief Academic Officer of Lincoln Preparatory School. In this capacity, she has serves as Assistant Superintendent and Assistant Principal of the single-school, school district. Dr. Washington is a career educator with experience as Principal, Assistant Principal, English Teacher, and Coach. She most recently served as a School Improvement Support Specialist with the Louisiana Department of Education where she supported local systems with the implementation of school improvement initiatives. She is a 2003 graduate of Greenwood High School (MS) and a 2007 graduate of the University of Mississippi where she earned a B.A. in Psychology. She also earned a Masters of Arts in Teaching from the University of Mississippi in 2009, a Specialist degree in Leadership in 2010, and a doctorate in 2015 from Delta State University. She is married to Alexander Washington of Monroe and has four children. She is excited about leading the academic work at Lincoln Prep. Go Panthers!
Chief Financial Officer
Megan Kenley is the Business Manager at Lincoln Preparatory School. Megan has over a decade of government finance experience and has served as Business Manager at Lincoln Preparatory School since 2018. Currently, Megan serves on the board for the Louisiana Association of School Business Officials and is a Certified Louisiana School Business Official (CLSBO). She is a 2004 graduate of Sterlington High School and a 2008 graduate of the University of Louisiana at Monroe where she earned a B.A. in Business Administration. She is married to Lyn Kenley of Farmerville and has three children.
Assistant Director - Enrollment and Administrative Services
Annie Moss is the Assistant Director of Enrollment and Administrative Services at Lincoln Preparatory School. Annie has over 25 years of higher education experience in the areas of admissions & recruitment, registration, housing, international student affairs, and teaching. She has also been an educational trainer and consultant. A 1979 graduate of Bienville High School, Annie holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems and a master's degree in Teaching the Social Sciences from Grambling State University.