About Us


Our History & Story

Since 1976, John and Elaine Rose have been offering speech therapy, academic remediation and summer academic classes to Tallahassee families. The Roses have been involved in the organization and administration of several schools during the past thirty years.

Elaine O. Rose, M.S. has a Masters degree in reading from Florida State University. She has taught in traditional classrooms both in elementary and middle school and has also been a reading specialist in the public school. Mrs. Rose was the assistant director of the FSU Reading Clinic and has conducted multiple teacher workshops in the state of Florida for Florida State University and many private schools. She co-authored the book ” Starting Early with Study Skills” published by Allyn & Bacon.

John Rose, M.S. is a speech pathologist/therapist licensed in the State of Florida. Mr. Rose has 30 years of experience and success with a spectrum of speech and learning challenges.

Over the years Rose Speech and Academic Center has built a reputation for providing exceptional academic support and guidance for students and their families through their  private school Rose Academy, their summer enrichment, and remediation programs at their Timberlane Road office and on-campus at a variety of schools in the Tallahassee area.



The first step in designing a speech/language plan is an individualized assessment to design appropriate goals.



Sessions are offered in the following areas: Reading, Math, Written Language, &Study Skills



Full and half day programs, along with single classes, are offered during the summer months.


Student & Parent Experiences

We absolutely love this school. Our son has attended the summer programs and the regular school year and it's been so beneficial to his academics and general well being. The faculty and staff have been so great working with him and we can't say enough good things about the experience so far.

- Parent Submitted Review

Rose Academy is a great school. Mr. and Mrs. Rose are very caring people who listen to the parents and student for each child's individual needs. We moved here from the Atlanta area and have been thrilled with our child's progress. I highly recommend this school if your child has learning differences.

- Parent Submitted Review

The tutoring program at Rose has been GREAT!! My son has shown excellent progress since he started tutoring. Nobody is turned away and if $$ is the issue, they will work with you so your child can excel.

- Parent Submitted Review

My child excelled at school after a short stint with the Rose School tutors at HCES. His study skills improved and his confidence soared. He is now excelling without any support. The Rose team is truly committed to each child.

- Parent Submitted Review