Principal's Corner

Mr. Ford

Mr. Rob Ford

856-783-6261 x802
Email: [email protected]

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 fifteen 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 (5th Grade), Vivian (4th Grade), Winston (1st Grade) and new German Shepherd, Pete (recently graduated). Mr. Ford's goal as an educator has always been to contribute to the social, behavioral, and academic development of his students. He is looking forward to his seventh 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!


Career Day

“Career Day – My man wants to be a school principal. Looks great in the chair. I think he has what it takes!”

Mr. Ford at Student of the Month Recognition Ceremony with Student of the Month, Monet High

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!

As always, Go Cavs!

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

Super Hero Day at The Park – Go Cavs!

Mr. Ford to Class of 2020


Thriller Dance


Called to task, had to answer.


Celebrating Birthdays at The Park


Mr. Ford Welcomes New School Year