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||Course: 1065 Practicum: 1066|
|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 and Educators 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:
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||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 OG approach is the foundation underlying all multi-sensory structured language instruction. It is designed for the teacher who wishes to individualize instruction to meet the intensive needs of struggling language learners. Learn more at http://www.ortonacademy.org
Before going to the Stern Center, I struggled with reading and my mind was focused on the fact that I couldn't do it. The Stern Center not only helped me improve my reading skills, but I was able to build confidence in my learning.