Vice Principal’s Corner

Rob Ford

Robert Ford

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Mr. Ford has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Oklahoma, a Bachelor’s Degree in Teacher Education from Stockton College, and a Master’s Degree in School Administration from Rowan University. During Mr. Ford’s eleven years working in education, he has held a variety of roles including teacher, coach, and administrator. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Emily, children, Oliver (six), Vivian (five), Winston (two). Mr. Ford’s goal as an educator has always been to contribute to the behavioral, social, and academic development of his students. He is looking forward to his third year at Somerdale Park and the opportunity to further positive working relationships with students, staff, colleagues, and the Somerdale School Community. It is going to be a great year! Go get em’ and, as always, Go Cavs!



Mr. Ford (Vice Principal), Mrs. Valinsky (School Psychologist), and Mr. Shepherd (Instructional Assistant) promote kindness during Week of Respect. The dynamic trio visited each classroom and danced to R-E-S-P-E-C-T while distributing tee shirts to every student and staff member.


Mr. Ford (Vice Principal) and Mr. Bryan (Interim Superintendent/Principal) recognize student accomplishment at monthly breakfast.


Teacher performance at Talent Show – THRILLER!


Mr. Carberry already off to a good start on this Happy Friday!


Mr. Ford welcomes Mr. Seawright to school on a beautiful spring morning.






Mr. Ford Welcomes New School Year