Introduction of Our Superintendent
Dr. Ramont M. Roberts was born and raised in Saginaw, Michigan. He attended Xavier University of Louisiana on a basketball scholarship. After graduating from Xavier with a Bachelor’s degree in Social Studies Education, Dr. Roberts went on to Harvard Graduate School of Education to obtain a Masters Degree in K-12 Administration and Public Policy. Later he attended Michigan State University and obtained a Ph.D. in K-12 administration. Dr. Roberts was formerly the Principal of Ruben Daniels Middle School and Saginaw High School. After serving three years as an Asst. Superintendent, and accumulating over 19 years of educational experience, Dr. Roberts was appointed Superintendent of Saginaw Public Schools in September 2018.
Dr. Roberts, is the board chair for the Middle Cities Education Work Comp Group. He is also a member of the executive committee for the Middle Cities Education Trust. He is a member of numerous professional organizations. In addition, he is a former board member of the Saginaw County Sports Hall of Fame. Dr. Roberts is a firm believer that the K-12 educational experience can be a life changing agent for students. He approaches his work with the philosophy that “Education is the great Equalizer” and lives by the philosophy championed by the late Nelson Mandela “It always seems impossible until it is done”. He is humbled and honored to serve as the Superintendent of Schools for Saginaw Public Schools and considers the job to be the perfect opportunity to help students and improve his home community.
To that end, Dr. Roberts is committed to establishing a school system that addresses the social/emotional and academic needs of students. A school system that will provide a rigorous curriculum, ensuring college and/or career readiness. The Saginaw Public School system will be anchored in data driven decision making, innovative and effective approaches to instruction, intense student support networks, high levels of parent & community engagement, effective partnerships and robust extra-curricular and enrichment activities.