Orton-Gillingham Associate Level Course and Optional Practicum
|Date||Monday, August 7th, 2017 to Wednesday, August 16th, 2017|
|Time||8:30am to 4:00pm|
|Course Number||Course: 1067 Practicum: 1068|
|Location||Stern Center for Language and Learning|
183 Talcott Road
In this course, participants will learn the structure of the English language and how to teach it to struggling readers in grades K-12 who may require intensive one-to-one intervention.
This course meets the requirements for the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners Associate Level certification.
Tiers: 2 and 3
This course may be taken alone or with a practicum.
Associate Level Practicum includes:
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“The mentoring support I received helped to sustain the fidelity and implementation of the O-G approach.”
“Since I began implementing the Orton-Gillingham approach to teaching literacy in my whole class, small group and one on one instruction I have seen tremendous gains in my students’ ability to read and spell unfamiliar and/or multisyllabic words.”
“Before Orton-Gillingham I’m not sure I could answer every question that my students asked, specifically regarding spelling and decoding. Orton-Gillingham opened my eyes to the origins of our language, how and why syllables and words fit together, which patterns worked most of the time and why, which syllable types were most common and why. This knowledge has absolutely changed my teaching in a positive way.”
Peggy Price, M.Ed., Fellow/AOGPE
Early Education Program Manager
Peggy received her Masters in Early-Childhood Special Education from Georgia State University and is certified through the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators. She has over fourteen years of experience working in the field of special education with a primary focus on literacy and language-based learning disabilities. Her position at Stern Center for Languange and Learning allows her to share her passion for evidence-based instructional practices with teachers and schools across the state.
|Required Materials||All required materials will be given on the first day of class and/or sent electronically, including The Gillingham Manual, Angling for Words, Gillingham phonogram deck, and course binder.|
|Audience||Special educators, reading specialists, literacy coaches, private tutors, adult educators, classroom teachers|
|Additional Information||This course will meet over seven days from 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM:|
Monday, August 7, 2017
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Monday, August 14, 2017
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
3 graduate credits through Castleton University: additional $570
Optional Practicum: Additional $1,820.00*
3 graduate credits for practicum through Castleton University: additional $570.00
Course and practicum without credits: $3,345.00
Course and practicum with 6 graduate credits: $4,485.00
* The cost of the practicum does not include travel costs for observations. Long-distance mentorship is available.
The Stern Center’s Orton-Gillingham Institute is accredited by the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators. We offer training to meet the requirements of two different OG certifications (OG Classroom Educator and OG Associate Level).
For More Information about the OG Approach and Academy Certification, please visit - http://www.ortonacademy.org/
The Stern Center means a lot to me. It is because of the work they do that I am a reader today. Before going to the Stern Center, I struggled with reading and my mind was focused on the fact that I couldn't do it- that it was impossible. Being tutored at the Stern Center not only improved my reading skills tremendously but it also changed that mindset. With the help of my incredible tutor, I was able to build confidence in my learning.