Head of School
Joy Wood is an energetic, experienced and encouraging independent school educator with 20 years of classroom teaching experience and 25 years in administrative positions. Before joining Roberts Academy in 2023, she served for eight years as head of school at GRACEPOINT School, a private, specialized Christian school for dyslexic learners in Marietta, Georgia. She also has served as elementary principal at the Wesleyan School in Atlanta, as well as director of curriculum and a fourth-grade teacher at Christ the King Catholic School in Atlanta.
Wood holds a Master of Arts in Education from Central Michigan University and a Bachelor of Science in Education from Millsaps College in Mississippi. She is professionally affiliated with the Georgia Independent School Association, Georgia Association of Private Schools for Exceptional Children, Atlanta Area Association of Independent Schools, and Atlanta Christian School Association. She also has served as a Southern Association of Colleges and Schools/Southern Association of Independent Schools accreditation team member.