Orton-Gillingham Classroom Educator Training—June 15-19, 2020 (attendance is mandatory for the week)
Course Fee: $525 (required texts run approximately an additional $100; optional texts run approximately another $150)
This training springboards into the Associate Level training but is a minimum 30-hour training. This training is designed for teachers working in classrooms or with small groups and is not intended for 1:1 instruction. Topics covered include: dyslexia and reading disorders; the OG
Approach; phonology and phonological awareness; handwriting; phonics for reading and spelling; the lesson plan; history and structure of the English language; beginning morphology; informal assessments and diagnostic-prescriptive teaching; and accuracy, automaticity, and fluency.
One hour of graduate credit is offered for the Classroom Educator Training through Baker University for $65; this is optional.
Orton-Gillingham Associate Level Training—June 15-26, 2020 (attendance is mandatory for the two weeks)
Course Fee: $1000 (required texts run approximately an additional $150; optional texts run approximately another $100)
The Associate Level training extends another week beyond the Classroom Educators training. This training is designed for 1:1 instruction.
Additional topics beyond the Classroom Educator training include: going further in-depth with the topics above; the lesson plan for 1:1; hands-on practice with a student (there will be a student that everyone will practice different parts of the lesson on); student profile; written
expression; reading comprehension; and the Academy’s philosophy, standards, and requirements.
Three hours of graduate credit are offered for the Associate Level Training through Baker University for $195; this is optional. This course does count as 3 hours toward Read to Succeed endorsement.
Both classes are full. If you are interested in being placed on the waiting list, please contact the front office at 864-442-5580.