Serving Children from Norwalk and Stamford
Our program offices are located on the campus of New Canaan Country School.
J. Lavone Roberson is a Horizons Alum, a Horizons teacher, and an Academic Coach. Before becoming the Horizons Academic Director she was a teacher for Norwalk Public Schools atNaramake Elementary School and served on several leadership committees. She has workedwith the International Center for Leadership on Education (ICLE) to implement the rigor andrelevance framework into the classroom and Lavone was one of 6 teachers chosen to represent the Nation's 1st Model Quad D Lab Classroom. As Academic Director for Horizons Lavone will oversee the tutoring, academic coaching, data, and academic needs of our students. Lavone has a bachelor's in Sociology from Hampton University, a Master's in Elementary Education from University of Bridgeport, and has an ABD doctorate from University of Phoenix in Educational Leadership. She is passionate about her non-profit, The Now I Am Nia Foundation, Inc. that supports people affected by cancer and helps students achieve their social and academic goals. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her six godchildren and traveling.