Mr. Casey M. Roberts began his career in education as a high school social studies teacher with Hampton City Schools in 2006. During his five-year stint as a teacher he served as a classroom management coach, professional development facilitator, state curriculum developer/assessment reviewer, and served as a research assistant with the James Comer School Development Program at Yale University. In 2011, Mr. Roberts moved to Virginia Beach City Public Schools as an Instructional Specialist and Coordinator of Secondary Social Studies Education, and served in that capacity for two years. Most recently he served as an Assistant Principal at Smithfield High School where he was honored as the 2015 Instructional Leader of the Year for Isle of Wight County Schools.
Mr. Roberts completed his undergraduate studies in History and Leadership Studies at Virginia Tech in 2006, and earned a Masters of Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Teacher Leadership from Regent University in 2010. He holds an Education Specialist degree in Educational Leadership and Administration and is currently completing his doctorate in Educational Administration and Policy Studies from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.. Additionally, Mr. Roberts has completed coursework with the Principal Institute at Harvard University, Old Dominion University, University of Virginia, The Center of School Transformation, SURN Principal Academy with The College of William and Mary, and was recently seletced to particpate in the first Virginia cohort of the School Retool program with Stanford University.