The Orton-Gillingham Classroom Educator (30 hour) class focuses on the principles and fundamentals of the Orton-Gillingham Approach. This class will provide understanding of dyslexia, characteristics of the dyslexic learner, specific procedures for teaching these students primarily in reading and spelling, and the foundation for class or small group assessment and lesson planning. Specific areas covered will include phonemic awareness, phonograms, syllable types, syllable division, short vowel rules, basic prefixes and suffixes, suffix rules, and plural rules. This is a 30 hour course that satisfies the coursework requirement at the Classroom Educator Level of certification with The Orton-Gillingham Academy. An additional 30 hours of coursework can be taken to satisfy the requirements for the Associate Level of certification.


Prerequisite: None
Course availability: Offered throughout the year. Days and times vary.
Please Note: This course will be virtual for 2021. Virtual with synchronous delivery weekly and asynchronous learning between classes.


*This course can be customized to meet the needs of your organization. Please contact Brooke Kamke at [email protected].

Upcoming Courses

Dates: January 12 – April 27, 2021
Time: 2:30-4:00PM with additional work outside of class
Format: Delivered Virtually
Instructor: Josie Calamari
Cost: $800


Interested in summer training courses?

The Dyslexia Resource offers Orton-Gillingham Training Courses all year long. If you are interested in our upcoming summer courses, fill out the form below to be the first one to know when our courses are available for registration.

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