Roberts Academy: Empowering Kids with Dyslexia

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3.23.23 | 6:00pm - 7:30pm

“Roberts Academy: Empowering Kids with Dyslexia”

6-7:30 p.m. March 23

Presidents Dining Room, University Center

Mercer University, Macon

The new Roberts Academy at Mercer University will prepare students with dyslexia to achieve academic success. Expected to open in fall 2024, Roberts Academy initially will serve as many as 90 students in second through fifth grades. You’re invited to learn more about this unique opportunity for Middle Georgia children. This event is free and open to the public.


Dr. Thomas Koballa, dean, Tift College of Education
Introduction of founding head of school

Joy Wood, head of school, Roberts Academy
Purpose and promise for Middle Georgia

Dr. Kevin Williams, assistant professor of leadership studies, College of Professional Advancement
A Little Help Along My Way: My Personal Story of Thriving While Living with Dyslexia

Dr. Paul Cohen, licensed psychologist
Psychological evaluations and dyslexia identification


March 23
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Presidents Dining Room
1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, 31207
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