Orton-gillingham (O-G) training

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

f.a.q.s

FUNDAMENTALS (Foundations)

introductory course* – a prerequisite for all OG training; Good working knowledge of English is required.
FORMALLY KNOWN as Foundations

NOTE:  Fundamentals is intended as an introduction to the “Science of Reading” and provides
ONLY a basic overview of the underlying components and rationale of the Orton-Gillingham approach. Further training is required in order to teach using the Orton-Gillingham approach.

ALL TRAINING
IS
VIRTUAL

using ZOOM

Eastern Time Zone

EST/EDT

 

FUNDAMENTALS

  • Fall 2022
  • Summer 2022

FUNDAMENTALS (Foundations)
Fall 2022 and Winter 2023

Exciting new course options are coming soon!
 

Stay tuned for more information!

 

 

 


FUNDAMENTALS
Summer 2022

July 5, 6, 7, 8
11, 12, 13

9:00 am – 2:30 pm EDT

Meet & Greet
July 4 – 7 – 8:00 pm

live on ZOOM

 COURSE COMPLETE

PLUS Independent Learning modules

– approximately 2-3 hours/day following class

O-G ASSOCIATE PRACTITIONER

Prerequisite:  MUST have previously taken FUNDAMENTALS     (f.k.a. Foundations)
with Fundamental Learning

ALL TRAINING
IS
VIRTUAL

using ZOOM

ASSOCIATE PRACTITIONER

 

  • Fall 2022
  • Summer 2022

ASSOCIATE
Fall 2022 – Saturdays

CLICK HERE for APPLICATION form

Sept. 17, 24
Oct. 1, 15, 29
Nov. 12

9:00 – 5:00 EDT
live on ZOOM

Meet & Greet
Sept 12  -7-8:00 pm

PLUS Independent Learning modules

– approximately 3-4 hours between classes

After your application form has been reviewed, you will be sent a link to register and pay.

ASSOCIATE
Summer 2022

July 18, 19, 20 21

25, 26, 27
9:00 – 2:30 EDT

live on ZOOM

Meet & Greet
July 17  – 7-8:00 pm

COURSE COMPLETE

PLUS Independent Learning modules

– approximately 2-3 hours/day following class


CLASSROOM EDUCATOR

 

O-G CLASSROOM EDUCATOR

 

Prerequisite:  MUST have previously taken FUNDAMENTALS  (f.k.a. Foundations)
with Fundamental Learning

ALL TRAINING
IS VIRTUAL

using ZOOM

CLASSROOM EDUCATOR

 

  • Fall 2022
  • Summer 2022

CLASSROOM EDUCATOR
Fall 2022

Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022   

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

live on ZOOM

Registration

PLUS Independent Learning modules

– approximately 3 hours following class

CLASSROOM EDUCATOR
Summer 2022

COURSE COMPLETE

Friday, July 29

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

live on ZOOM

PLUS Independent Learning modules

– approximately 3 hours following class

CERTIFIED

LEVEL

 

CERTIFIED LEVEL

 

Prerequisite:  MUST have previously taken FUNDAMENTALS and ASSOCIATE
with Fundamental Learning

OR if you are an Associate member of The Academy, please send information about your previous training, including where you completed your training.

 

CERTIFIED
LEVEL

  • Winter 2022

Introduction to Multisensory Grammar – 4-part Workshop series

Prerequisite:  none

 

 

 

REGISTER

 

 

Thursdays – October 6, 13, 20, 27, 2022
TIME:  6:00 pm – 8:30 pm EDT
           FEE:  $200
Can be counted toward Certified Training
Check back here for other certified training opportunities.

Learn the basics of sentence structure,
the importance of form and function,
and how to represent grammar concepts
with colours and symbols.

Designed to complement Fundamentals training by Fundamental Learning and suited for O-G practitioners who wish to expand their teaching of grammar and syntax, but open to anyone who is interested in learning!

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

CLICK HERE FOR FLYER

 

 

 

 

CERTIFIED
LEVEL

  • Spring 2022

Morphology & More!  Word Investigations Workshop

Prerequisite:  Associate Practitioner

DATES – to be announced
can be counted toward Certified Training
Check back here for other certified training opportunities.
NOTE:  Structured Word Inquiry workshops (SWI)
are also offered – click on the menu tab
WORKSHOPS at the top of the page

– and choose SWI from the drop-down menu

 

Register early to avoid disappointment.

Sessions may fill up quickly.

Instructor:  Liisa Freure M.Ed, OCT, Fellow Orton-Gillingham Academy (OGA).

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. 

QUALITY INSTRUCTION BY OGA CERTIFIED TRAINERS

Click here for the CURRICULUM outline

ALL TRAINING is provided by a Fellow of the Orton-Gillingham Academy (OGA).
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 OGA membership. You may contact OGA to confirm the 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.