Darin R. Ford has an undergraduate degree from University of Central Missouri (UMC) a Masters from the University of Missouri-Columbia and an Educational Specialist degree from UMC. He and his wife Donna have two sons.
Mrs. Darst is a Special Education teacher. She has a Bachelor's degree in Child Development from Stephens College and has worked in the public school system for the last 15 years. She will be attending Columbia College this year to obtain her Special Education certification and to work toward her Master's degree. She loves to crochet and teaches two "Learn to Crochet" classes for adults in Columbia. She loves teaching and making learning fun.