The Roberts Center for Learning and Literacy is engaged in the following initiatives and partnerships:
All Kinds of Minds Training Institute
The Roberts Center awarded a scholarship in the amount of $1500 to Mrs. Roberta Arceneaux, senior education major, to attend the All Kinds of Minds training institute at All Saints Academy in Winter Haven, during the summer of 2008.
Roberts Center Reading Clinic
Beginning March, 2009, The Roberts Center began offering fee-based specialized instruction in reading Monday through Thursday evenings. (Click on the link to the reading clinic above for more details.)
DREAM Literacy Project
The Roberts Center in conjunction with a grant from the Verizon Corporation will partner with the Polk County Public Schools in an effort to assist elementary students struggling in reading. Sites for the literacy grand have included Southwest Elementary School and Sleep Hill Elementary School. Third through Fifth grade students will participate in a tutoring program designed to work on skills needed to pass the FCAT, Florida's high stakes test.