Marietta school chief to retire

Marietta City Schools Superintendent Emily Lembeck, announced her retirement after serving in that position for 12 years.

She has served nearly 30 years in education, but has worked for Marietta schools since 1988 in multiple positions.

Marietta schools have about 8,900 students.

Under her direction, Marietta City Schools became one of Georgia’s first Charter School Systems in June of 2008. The system is also an International Baccalaureate World School district.

She also has served in many community organizations currently serves on the Governor’s Office for Children and Families Georgia Children’s Cabinet and has a long-term affiliation with the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education.

Lembeck announced the resignation at a school board meeting earlier this week.