Orton-Gillingham Classroom Educator Course and Optional Practicum
|Date||Tuesday, June 20th, 2017 to Friday, June 23rd, 2017|
|Time||8:30am to 4:00pm|
|Course Number||This course and practicum are sold out. Please call Caitlin Niland at (802)878-2332 to join the wait list.|
|Location||Barre Town School|
70 Websterville Rd.
This course is specifically designed for K-5 classroom teachers and addresses the foundation skills within the Common Core State Standards. Participants will learn how to use the Orton-Gillingham Approach in the classroom setting to benefit all learners.
This course meets the requirements for the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners Classroom Educator certification.
Tiers: 1 and 2
Please Note: Reading specialists, literacy coaches, special educators, and private tutors are eligible for the OG Associate Level course but not the Classroom Educator course.
This course may be taken alone or with a practicum.
Classroom Educator Practicum includes:
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Peggy Price, M.Ed., Fellow/AOGPE
Director of the Orton-Gillingham Institute at the Stern Center
Peggy Price, M.Ed., Fellow/AOGPE is the Director of the Orton-Gillingham Institute at the Stern Center for Language and Learning in Williston, Vermont. Price provides training at the Orton-Gillingham Classroom Educator, Associate, and Certified levels in addition to a broad array of OG workshops and webinars. She has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis and a master’s in Early Childhood Special Education. She has worked in the field of special education since 2002 in public and private school settings.
|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||K-5 Classroom Teachers|
|Additional Information||The course and practicum are each eligible for 2 graduate through Castleton University. The cost of 2 graduate credits is $380.|
2 graduate credits through Castleton University: $380
Optional Practicum: Additional $750*
2 graduate credits for practicum: $380
Course and practicum without credits: $1,900
Course and practicum with 4 graduate credits: $2,660.00
* 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/
Having the opportunity for a coach to watch your lesson and give you feedback based on a student's needs is crucial for professional growth. The O-G course and practicum are invaluable and the effects will last a lifetime for all of us.