Dr. Embekka Roberson
Birmingham Public Schools Superintendent.
The BPS Board of Education recommended Dr. Embekka Roberson to serve as the District’s Superintendent on June 8, 2021. Roberson has been with BPS since 2008, having served as Harlan Elementary Principal from 2008 to 2017 and Groves High School Principal from 2017 to 2020. Prior to her position as superintendent,
Dr. Roberson served as the Birmingham Public Schools Assistant Superintendent for Student Learning and Inclusion. She has experience at the elementary, middle and high school levels and holds a Doctor of Education degree in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from Wayne State University.