School 16 Principal Dr. Tracy Ford has more than 21 years of experience working in education. He previously worked as a secondary school science teacher and has previously worked as a school administrator in the Albany and Schenectady school districts. Since working on the School Leadership Team the past four years, School 16 increased student proficiency in ELA by more than 17% and in math by more than 19%. The school has exceeded the state average for Math Proficiency the past two years. Dr. Ford attended Siena College where he received a B.S. Degree in Biology. He received his Master’s in Education Administration and Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Sage Colleges. Dr. Ford and his family currently reside in the City of Schenectady.