2023 Summer Orton Gillingham Training

2023 Summer Orton Gillingham Training:

Monday, July 10, 2023 - Thursday, August 17, 2023*

(Application Deadline - June 19, 2023)

This condensed course offers:

  • Coursework:  60 hours – synchronous online through OGRS.
  • Practicum:  Up to 60 hours – synchronous online through OGRS.

To be considered for any program, please email a resume and letter of interest to

We will contact you to set up an interview.

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Monday - Thursday Monday, July 8, 2024 - Thursday, August 15, 2024 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CENTRAL Practicum
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. CENTRAL Lecture

2023 Summer Coursework

Coursework Includes

  • Principles of effective instruction
  • Dyslexia and other learning disabilities
  • Pre-reading skills intervention including phonological awareness and phonemic awareness
  • Intro to the structure and history of the English language
  • Intro to phonology
  • Teaching language structure using seminal OG works including Rome and Osman’s Language Tool Kit.
  • Multisensory techniques
  • Beginning affixes
  • Syllables and syllabication
  • Endings rules for suffixes
  • Metacognitive thinking/Socratic questioning
  • Teaching handwriting
  • Writing decodable text
  • Administering screening and progress monitoring measures
  • Documenting student progress

Additional Benefits

  • Course INCLUDES practicum with our students – no need to find your own students.
  •  In our Extended Practicum Program, you have the option to earn additional supervised practicum hours.
  • Small training group, highly individualized.
  • No travel is necessary to attend the training.
  • Access to a wide variety of high-quality teaching materials.
  • Direct mentoring and in-depth training by a Fellow of Orton Gillingham Academy (formerly AOGPE).
  • Rigorous curriculum with a focus on mastery and competency of skills.
  • Optional graduate credits are available through Baker University.

Tuition and Materials

$4,000* – Lecture and Practicum

$50 (approx.) – Materials:

  • Language Tool Kit, by Paula D. Rome and Jean S. Osman

$500 non-refundable deposit is due upon acceptance. Balance of tuition due two weeks prior to the start of the selected Cohort.



Technology Requirements:

Minimum technology requirements for OGRS online lecture and practicum include:

  • A desktop or laptop computer with a camera and microphone, capable of supporting Zoom, Dropbox, etc. (No Chromebooks - they don't work well with Zoom and no IPads or Notebooks - too small)
  • Please review the technology requirements for a Zoom session.
  • High-speed, reliable internet service
  • Over-the-ear headphones, with a noise-canceling microphone
  • Printer/Scanner

To be considered for this program, please email a resume and letter of interest to  We will contact you for an interview.

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