Training

Upcoming Training – mark your calendar!

SUMMER 2019 Registration is OPEN!

Fall 2019 – Winter 2020 – reserve the dates

 

FOUNDATIONS of O-G / MSL 
 O-G ASSOCIATE PRACTITIONER 
 O-G CLASSROOM EDUCATOR 
 O-G CERTIFIED – ADVANCED TRAINING 
 INTRODUCTION TO STRUCTURED WORD INQUIRY  


ORTON-GILLINGHAM Training 

FOUNDATIONS of OG-MSL (introductory course)
Prerequisite:  A good working knowledge of English is required.

summer 2019
Mon-Thurs – July 8, 9, 10, 11, 2019   9:00 am – 5:00 pm

 fall 2019    SAVE THE DATES!
Saturdays      9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sept 28, Oct 19, Nov 2, Nov 23,  2019


O-G ASSOCIATE PRACTITIONER
Prerequisite:  Foundations of OG-MSL 

summer 2019
Mon-Thurs – July 15, 16, 17, 18,  2019   9:00 am – 5:00 pm

 winter 2020    SAVE THE DATES!
Saturdays  9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Jan 11, Feb 1, Feb 29, Apr 18, 2020


O-G CLASSROOM EDUCATOR
Prerequisite:  Foundations of OG-MSL; Associate recommended
fee: $250 plus HST

summer 2019
Friday, July 19, 2019    9:00 – 5:00


O-G CERTIFIED – ADVANCED TRAINING
Grammar 101 & Basics of Writing I

summer 2019
Mon-Thurs – July 29, 30, 31, Aug 1, 2019   9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Prerequisite:  All Associate training and practicum completed
* limited spots for people who have completed Associate training but not a practicum
Contact liisafreure@funlearning.ca  for details


Structured Word Inquiry Training

INTRODUCTION TO STRUCTURED WORD INQUIRY
No prerequisite

 Saturday, February 8, 2020


Training Location: 125 Brentcliffe Road, Toronto, Ontario (Northlea United Church – Bayview/Eglinton- North Leaside)

Click  HERE   for brochure.

 

Register early to avoid disappointment. 

Sessions may fill up quickly.

Instructor:  Liisa Freure M.Ed, OCT, Fellow of the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators (AOGPE).

Although no formal degree or diploma is required to take the training, a Bachelor of Arts (or equivalent) is required to apply to the Academy to become a Classroom Educator, Associate, or Certified Member as well as completion of a supervised practicum.

* NOTE:  Practicums are to be arranged separately with additional fees.  Limited space available. 

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Teacher Training Programs


  • SUBSCRIBER: The subscriber course is an introduction to the Orton-Gillingham Approach. Subscriber members are informed consumers but are not qualified to teach using the Orton-Gillingham Approach
  • CLASSROOM EDUCATOR: The classroom educator is qualified to apply the Orton-Gillingham Approach to modify and provide literary instruction for the classroom or small groups ONLY WITHIN A SCHOOL SETTING.  Utilizing direct instruction, teachers bring a multisensory, structured, sequential, phonics and linguistic approach into the classroom.
    REQUIRED COURSEWORK:  FOUNDATIONS of OG-MSL 32 hours; CLASSROOM APPLICATION SEMINAR 8 hours
    SUPERVISED PRACTICUM: 50 hours; 5 observations
  • ASSOCIATE LEVEL:  Associate members may tutor individuals or small groups using the Orton-Gillingham Approach while continuing to be mentored by a Fellow.
    REQUIRED COURSEWORK:  FOUNDATIONS of OG-MSL 32 hours; ASSOCIATE PRACTITIONER COURSE 32 hours
    SUPERVISED ASSOCIATE PRACTICUM:  100 hours; 10 observations over one year
  • CERTIFIED LEVEL: Certified level members are qualified to tutor individuals and teach small groups using the Orton-Gillingham Approach.
    PREREQUISITE: All Associate level coursework and practicum completed
    REQUIRED COURSEWORK:  Certified – Advanced training 100 hours
    SUPERVISED CERTIFIED PRACTICUM:  200 hours; 10 observations over 2 years
  •  FELLOW LEVEL: Fellows are qualified to train and supervise others in the Orton-Gillingham Approach.

 

CLICK HERE for a chart comparing Membership Levels
CLICK HERE for a chart comparing Classroom Educator and Associate Membership Levels

Workshops

Custom designed to meet the needs of your specific audience

Possible Topics:

– Dyslexia 101
– Simulations

– Phonology & Phonemes
– Syllables – fact & fiction
– Morphology & Etymology:
 Structured Word Inquiry
– Multisensory Grammar
– “Sight Words” – a different way to approach them

  • or tell me what you want to know more about!

 

Teacher Training

– Foundations of OG-MSL
  (introductory course)

– Classroom Educator
– Associate Practitioner
– Certified – Advanced  

Practicum Supervision

Practicum Supervision for:

– Classroom Educator
– Associate Practitioner
– Certified 

to be arranged on an individual basis with separate fees

Quality Instruction by AOGPE Certified Trainers

All training programs meet or exceed the standards set by the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators as well as the International Dyslexia Association Knowledge and Practice Standards.

ALL TRAINING is provided by a Fellow of the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators (AOGPE).
Please note: any training that is not conducted by a Fellow or Fellow-in-Training who is formally registered with the Academy (under the supervision of a Fellow) is not acceptable as training toward AOGPE membership. You may contact AOGPE to confirm membership status of any individuals offering training opportunities.

Intensive Summer courses or full-year study available.  Contact us to arrange for workshops, speaking engagements and training sessions for your school or organization.