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Stewart Roberson

Stewart Roberson

Stewart D. Roberson is Superintendent Emeritus for Hanover County, Virginia, USA. Upon completion of 35 years of service as an educator, including 21 as a school district superintendent, he was named Chairman and President/CEO of Moseley Architects in Richmond, Virginia.  Moseley is one of the leading US architecture/engineering firms devoted primarily to the public sector. He is also a professor at the University of Virginia.

Stewart is the chair of the IB Human Resources Committee and is a member of the Finance Committee.

He was previously superintendent of schools for Falls Church VA public schools, and was assistant superintendent of finance for Fredericksburg VA public schools. His experience also includes middle school teaching and middle school and high school principal. Hanover County Public Schools is one of few US school districts which offers the IB diploma in each of its multiple high schools.

Stewart recieved his bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees from the University of Virginia. He also holds postgraduate certificates from Harvard and Oxford Universities. He has been the recipient of several honours, including Virginia Superintendent of the Year, awarded by the American Association of School Administrators, and the UVA Raven Society Award for Public Service.

He has served as president of the Urban Superintendents Association of America and the Virginia Association of School Superintendents. Stewart is a member of the Board of Trustees of AdvancED, the world's largest school accrediting organization. His professional experience also includes service on numerous commissions and boards, including the National Commission on Public School Standards, and the Virginia General Assembly’s Joint Commission on Accountability for Excellence in Education.

Stewart has led many consultations and school evaluations and has made professional presentations at workshops worldwide. Topics include: establishing a not-for-profit foundation, dispute resolution, human relations, the future of public education, and school–community relations.

In his spare time, Stewart enjoys family travel and golf. His wife, Leslie, is a college professor and both of their children were IB students in their high school careers