Superintendent reaffirms Hamilton County Schools' commitment to equity during State of System address

Staff Photo by Robin Rudd / Hamilton County Schools Superintendent Justin Robertson and Deputy Superintendent Sonia Stewart spoke the Times Free Press Editorial Board on Feb. 14, 2022.

New Hamilton County Schools Superintendent Justin Robertson delivered his first State of the System address during a virtual event Tuesday hosted by Harrison Elementary.

"We have truly thrived in spite of the pandemic," Robertson said. "Over the past year, we have achieved a lot of goals, and we've remained committed to Future Ready 2023, which was adopted by our school board almost four years ago."

The goals of the strategic plan, Future Ready 2023, include accelerating student achievement, expanding post-secondary opportunities, efficient and effective operations, supporting and retaining high-quality teachers and engaging the community.

The first part of the program was a video focused on the system's achievements and how schools dealt with the challenges during the pandemic over the past year.