A’Lelia Bundles Community Scholars Program Lecture presented by the Columbia University School of Professional Studies and Office of Government and Community Affairs
In this lecture, Bundles Community Scholar Debbie Meyer will address the systemic issues and the policies that continue to allow dyslexic students and struggling readers to fail. She will also discuss steps to confront these issues, including working with universities to have related lessons in their pre-service programs for teachers, pediatricians and social workers.
Debbie Meyer is a non-profit fundraising and strategic planning professional and an active volunteer. Ms. Meyer is a Founding Member of the Dyslexia(plus) Task Force and a member of the Board of Directors of Women Creating Change (formerly Women’s City Club). She also sits on the Citizens’ Committee for Children’s Advocacy Council, and on the Advocates for Children Arise Coalition. In spring 2013, she led the advocacy efforts of the public, progressive, and small Central Park East schools to expand with a combined middle school. Previously, she served on the boards of directors of College and Community Fellowship and Phys Ed Plus and the Women's City Club Task Force on Physical Education.