Founder of Fundamental Learning
Liisa Freure is an Ontario certified teacher with a Master of Education degree from University of Toronto – OISE – and over 30 years of experience in the field of education. Liisa’s experience trying to reach struggling students in her classroom and parenting her own children with learning challenges, led her to become certified as an education advocate, a CERI Structured Literacy Dyslexia Specialist, and an Accredited Training Fellow with the Orton-Gillingham Academy.
Liisa passionately embraces the idea that learning is truly a lifelong journey, and she has continued to expand and enrich her understanding of language, literacy, and learning, which has included extensive professional development, training in various programs, and a deep study of linguistics and Structured Word Inquiry (SWI). She has been actively involved with the Ontario Branch of the International Dyslexia Association since 2007 and has served in various roles including two terms as President.
Liisa runs a private educational consulting and tutoring practice for students of all ages, conducts workshops, speaks at conferences, and provides guidance, support, and training to schools and organizations, as well as individual parents, teachers, and other professionals in literacy and language (OG, Structured Literacy, and SWI) both in-person and virtually.
HOW WE CAN HELP
We teach students of all ages – and that includes teachers!
Whether you are a teacher curious about the Science of Reading and Learning and how it can help you reach all of your students, a school administrator looking for professional development for your staff, a client looking to further develop your reading and writing skills, or a parent looking for help for your child, – we are here to help.