Back by popular demand! The Holy Names University School of Education is offering its virtual training in the Orton-Gillingham Approach this summer. Orton-Gillingham Approach synchronous Zoom trainings will take place over three weekends.
Instructor: Grace Sharma,
Training Dates: FEB 26–27 | MAR 12–13 | MAR 26–27 (3 Weekends)
Registration closes February 18th or when class fills.
Teachers, ed therapists, allied professionals, education or ed therapy students can complete the coursework needed to work towards Classroom Educator certification* in this 42-hour training course over 3 weekends. This level of training prepares a teacher for implementing the Orton-Gillingham Approach within a classroom or small group. It is a prerequisite for the Associate level course, the next level in OGA, which is required for one-on-one tutoring.
*Certification available for additional supervised practicum hours and additional fee.
Expect to cover the following topics:
- Dyslexia and reading disorders
- The rationale for structured literacy, in particular the
- Phonology & phonological awareness
- The motor component, orthography of English, and
the writing process
- Basic phonics for reading and spelling
- Intermediate phonics for reading and spelling
- The lesson plan, and teaching materials
- General history of the English language and beginning morphology
- Informal assessment and diagnostic-prescriptive teaching
- Accuracy, automaticity, and fluency
For more information: View flier (PDF)
To register: Please complete this Registration Form (PDF) and return it to Polly Mayer at email@example.com
Three (3) CEU’s will be available from Holy Names University, for a separate fee of $120 per unit, paid directly to HNU with registration for training. Details regarding CEUs will be sent prior to the first class meeting.
To pay for your registration: Follow this link to make an online payment.