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 have both virtual and in-person options for 2022. Virtual with synchronous delivery weekly and asynchronous learning between classes.


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

Course Openings

Dates: 8/23/22 – 12/13/22
Time: 2:30PM – 4:00PM EST
Format: Delivered Virtually
Instructor: Beth Mares
Cost: $975

Registration is Closed

Dates: 8/24/22 – 12/14/22
Time: 4:30PM – 6:00PM EST
Format: Delivered In-Person at The Schenck School: 282 Mt. Paran Road, Atlanta, GA 30327
Instructor: Ellen Hill
Cost: $975

Registration is Closed

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