Roberta Scott

Social/ Emotional Learning and Student Discipline

Houston Independent School District

Dr. Roberta Scott is a distinguished passionate educator with 18 years of expertise in administration and teaching. She has successfully educated and empowered students to succeed despite their obstacles. Dr. Scott currently serves as the Director of Social/Emotional Learning & Student Discipline for the Houston Independent School District, the 7th largest school district in the nation. The opportunity for her to lead this work in efforts to dismantle the school-to-prison pipeline and build better lives for students affected by mental illness is gratifying. She has experience working with districts across the country, where she supports, emotional, psychological, and social needs via a Multi-Tiered System to decrease disproportionality amongst black and brown students and increase academic performance at K-16.Dr. Scott also currently serves as an Adjunct Professor with Texas Southern University. She holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Texas Southern University; a master’s in counseling and a doctoral degree in educational leadership both from Prairie View A&M University.  She is the founder of No Limit Educators, which focuses on providing mental health services, team building, leadership coaching, strategic planning, workshops, and mentoring support. She advocates social justice and is a fervent promoter of mental health awareness. Dr. Scott serves on multiple boards, including The Way Home (TWH) Continuum of Care Steering Committee. The Coalition for the Homeless is the Lead Agency to the CoC and works collaboratively to ensure homelessness in Houston and surrounding areas is rare, brief, and nonrecurring. She is a member of the Houston Greater Women’s Chamber of Commerce, American Psychological Association, the National and Texas Alliance of Black School Educators, and Houston Livestock Rodeo Lamb and Goat Committee. She also contributes and adds value to a host of other committees that support the community and all children.