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

  • Summer 2021
  • Fall 2021
  • Winter 2022

FUNDAMENTALS (Foundations)
Summer 2021
– daytime

July 6, 7, 8, 9, 
        12, 13, 14    

9:00 am – 2:00 pm

live on ZOOM

COMPLETED

 

 

PLUS Independent Learning modules

– approximately 3 hours/day following class


FUNDAMENTALS
Winter 2022
– daytime

TUESDAYS    

9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Jan. 11, 18, 25;     Feb. 1, 8; Mar. 1, 8

live on ZOOM

Registration

PLUS Independent Learning modules

– approximately 1 hour/day following class 

FUNDAMENTALS
Fall 2021
– daytime

MONDAYS    

9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Sept. 20; Oct. 4, 18, 25; Nov. 8, 15, 22

live on ZOOM

Registration

PLUS Independent Learning modules

– approximately 1 hour/day following class 


FUNDAMENTALS
Fall 2021 – evenings & weekend

WEDNESDAYS
6 – 8:30 pm

Sept. 22, 29; Oct. 13; Nov. 3, 17

SATURDAYS        

9 am – 4 pm
Oct. 2, 16; Nov. 6, 20

live on ZOOM

Registration 

PLUS Independent Learning modules

– approximately 1 hour/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

  • Summer 2021
  • Fall 2021
  • Winter 2022

ASSOCIATE
Summer 2021 – daytime

July 19, 20, 21, 22, 
        26, 27, 28    

9:00 am – 2:00 pm

live on ZOOM

THIS COURSE IS FULL – email to be put on a waiting list.

Registration

PLUS Independent Learning modules

– approximately 3 hours/day following class


ASSOCIATE
Winter 2022 – evenings & weekends

WEDNESDAYS
 6 – 8:30 pm   

Jan. 5, 19; Feb. 9; Mar. 2, 9

SATURDAYS       
9 am – 4 pm  

Jan. 8, 22; Feb. 5, Mar 5

live on ZOOM

Registration

PLUS Independent Learning modules
– approximately 1 hour/day following class

ASSOCIATE
Fall 2021 – daytime

TUESDAYS    

9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Sept. 14, 21, 28;
Oct 5, 12, 19, 26

live on ZOOM

Registration

PLUS Independent Learning modules

– approximately 1 hour/day following class 


ASSOCIATE
Winter 2022 – daytime

MONDAYS    
9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Jan 10, 17, 24, 31; Feb 7, 28; Mar 7

live on ZOOM

Registration 

PLUS Independent Learning modules

– approximately 1 hour/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

  • Summer 2021
  • Fall 2021

CLASSROOM EDUCATOR
Summer 2021 – daytime

July 30   

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

live on ZOOM

Registration

PLUS Independent Learning modules

– approximately 3 hours following class

CLASSROOM EDUCATOR
Fall 2021

Saturday,
December 4

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

live on ZOOM

Registration

PLUS Independent Learning modules

– approximately 3 hours following class

 

 

CERTIFIED
LEVEL

 

  • Spring 2021

O-G Certified Level

Prerequisite:  Associate Practitioner

Grammar Workshop – Spring 2021
Mondays – June 14, 21, 28, 2021
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm EDT
can be counted toward Certified Training
Check back here for other certified training opportunities.
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. 

QUALITY INSTRUCTION BY AOGPE 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 AOGPE membership. You may contact AOGPE 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.