The OG Classroom Educator and Associate Level Trainings are Currently Full, and We Will Not Be Accepting Anymore Registrations (as of 4/26/21).
If you are interested in putting your name on a waiting list, please contact the front office at
864-442-5580.
 
Orton-Gillingham Classroom Educator Training

June 14-18, 2021 (attendance is mandatory for the week)

Course Fee: $650 (includes texts)

 

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.

Orton-Gillingham Associate Level Training

June 14-25, 2021 (attendance is mandatory for the two weeks)

Course Fee: $1200 (includes texts)

 

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.

 

In the past, teachers who completed the Associate Level Training always received 3 hours toward Read to Succeed requirements.

To register for either training, please click on the brochure/registration below. A $250 nonrefundable deposit (checks made payable to Lakes and Bridges Charter School) is due with the registration with the balance due on or before the first day of the class, June 14, 2021.