EDUCATOR PROGRAMS

Orton Gillingham Training

2022 Fall Orton Gillingham Training:

September 17, 2022 – February 16, 2023 (Application Deadline – August 22, 2022)

 

2023 Summer Orton Gillingham Training:

July 10, 2023 - August 17, 2023 (Application Deadline - June 19, 2023)

 

To be considered for this program, please email a resume and letter of interest to contactus@ogreading.com.

We will contact you to set up an interview.

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(No classes on Oct 31, 2022, Nov 21-27, 2022, or Dec 19- Jan 1, 2023)
Saturdays September 17 and 24 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Central Lecture
October 8 and 15 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Central Lecture
November 5 and 12 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Central Lecture
December 3 and 10 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Central Lecture
January 14, 2023 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Central Lecture
February 4, 2023 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Central Lecture
Mon/Wed October 12 – February 15, 2023 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Practicum
OR 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Lecture
Tues/Thurs October 13 – February 16, 2023 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Practicum
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Lecture
Monday - Thursday July 10 - August 17, 2023 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CENTRAL Practicum
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. CENTRAL Lecture

Prerequisites

  • Candidates must be computer literate; able to operate Zoom or similar video conferencing programs, Dropbox, etc.
  • Candidates must have the proper technology and equipment – as listed below.

Coursework:  60 hours – synchronous online through OGRS.

Practicum:  60 hours – synchronous online through OGRS.

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 and The Gillingham Manual
  • 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 6 graduate credits are available through Baker University.

Tuition and Materials

$4,000 – Lecture and Practicum

$250 (approx.) – Materials:

  • Language Tool Kit, by Paula D. Rome and Jean S. Osman
  • The Gillingham Manual; Remedial Training for Students with Specific Disability in Reading, Spelling, and Penmanship, by  Anna Gillingham
  • Equipped for Reading Success by David A. Kilpatrick.

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

 

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR STUDENTS CURRENTLY ENROLLED IN GRADUATE AND UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS.

 

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.
  • Please review the technology requirements for a Zoom session.
  • High-speed, reliable internet service
  • A headphone set with a microphone
  • Printer/Scanner

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

Extended Practicums

If you are planning to apply for certification with us, or any other certifying agency, you will need additional practicum hours in addition to the ones you earned in our OG Training Program. We offer the following option to earn more practicum hours.

*Orton Gillingham Academy requires that applications must be submitted to them within 12 months of starting your OG Training Cohort with OGRS.

Extended Practicum Program 1

Price:  $600.00

Prerequisite:  Orton Gillingham Training Cohort at Orton Gillingham Reading Specialists

Provides:

  • Up to 60 additional practicum hours.
  • Supervision and feedback from an OGRS Master Specialist.
  • Three (3) observations by Karen Sonday, OGA Fellow, including written and verbal feedback.
  • Coaching during your Orton Gillingham Academy, Associate Level certification application process.
  • Students to work with during the practicum.

Extended Practicum Program 2

Price - $800.00

Prerequisite – Extended Practicum 1 at Orton Gillingham Reading Specialists

Provides:

  • Up to 60 additional practicum hours.
  • Supervision and feedback from an OGRS Master Specialist.
  • Four (4) observations by Karen Sonday, OGA Fellow, including written and verbal feedback.
  • Coaching during your Orton Gillingham Academy, Associate Level certification application process.
  • Students to work with during the practicum.

Contact us at (952) 920-9280 or contactus@ogreading.com for an application for the Extended Practicum Program.

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