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Orton-Gillingham Education Center

We offer multiple options for training and certification in Orton-Gillingham! See details below:

Getting Started

Training in the Basics of Evidence Based Reading Instruction and Orton-Gillingham

  • Teachers learn effective Orton-Gillingham based strategies and activities to use with intervention groups through lesson planning and implementation practice.

  • Provides strong foundational knowledge in science of reading principles and ability to execute effective foundational literacy lessons for students in whole class and small group instruction.

  • Beneficial for general education, special education and ELL teachers.

  • Week-long training totaling 30 hours.

  • Entirely remote through videoconferencing. 

  • Next offering:

    • ​​​August 19 - 23, 2024 from 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

  • Cost: $949

  • This course does not lead to Orton-Gillingham certification

Orton-Gillingham Certification Program (includes supervised practicum)
 

  • All of the knowledge, materials, and practice with the concepts of structured literacy and the Orton-Gillingham approach taught in the Basic Training

  • Meets requirements to apply for national certification in Orton-Gillingham.

    • 45 hours of collegiate-level coursework (credits available from Keene State College) held over 7 classes.

    • Classes conducted on Saturdays either in-person or remote through videoconferencing.

    • 60 hour supervised practicum completed with observations and direct support for lesson planning.

  • Beneficial for special education teachers and reading specialists providing reading instruction to students.

  • Small group of teachers in the cohort allows us to individualize the training for you.

  • Next offering:

    • August 24, 2024 - June 20, 2025

  • Cost: $3,500

  • This program is inclusive of all training and practicum hours and the cost covers both components.

  • There is no prerequisite course needed prior to enrolling in this program.

Continuing Your Study

Participants are eligible to register only if they have taken a previous training with us.

Refresher Course for Levels 1 & 2

  • Beneficial for participants who have previously taken an Orton-Gillingham training with us who would like to reaffirm theoretical understandings and implementation procedures.

  • Provides knowledge, hands-on practice and access to the most current materials to implement Levels 1 and 2 of our scope and sequence. 

  • Gives participants the opportunity to clarify or extend their practice after having worked with students in these levels.

  • Entirely remote through videoconferencing. 

  • Next offering:

    • August 19 & 20, 2024 from 3:00 - 6:00 pm

  • Cost: $250

  • There is no practicum associated with this training.

  • This training is mandatory as a prerequisite to taking the Levels 3 & 4 Advanced Course if your initial training with us was more than 2 years ago.

Advanced Course for Levels 3 & 4
 

  • Beneficial for participants who have initial Orton-Gillingham training or certification with us who would like to advance their theoretical knowledge.

  • Provides knowledge, hands-on practice and access to materials to implement Levels 3 and 4 of our scope and sequence. 

  • Gives participants the opportunity to gain confidence in working with students in advanced concepts.

  • Entirely remote through videoconferencing. 

  • Next offering:

    • August 21 - 23, 2024 from 3:00 - 6:00

  • Cost: $450

  • There is no practicum associated with this training.

Combination of Levels 1 & 2 Refresher

and Levels 3 & 4 Advanced Courses 

Sign up for all 5 days!

August 19 - 23, 2024

 3:00 - 6:00 pm

Cost: $700

Questions? 

Please feel free to reach out to the trainers! 

Holly LaVine CALT, ICALP

hlavine@literacylearningsolutions.com

 

Angelica Rodriguez CALP, ICALP

arodriguez@literacylearningsolutions.com

Registration

Please select the training that you would like to register for:

Thank you for registering!

Certification 

Nationally-Recognized Curriculum 

Our training program and curriculum is accredited by the International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMSLEC) and International Dyslexia Association (IDA). 

With these important seals of approval, we join the elite ranks of programs across the country recognized to help students overcome dyslexia and related issues. 

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What Teachers Are Saying...

I would highly recommend anyone who is thinking of getting their OG certification to look into Literacy Learning Solutions! Holly and Angie are so helpful in guiding you through concepts and methodology and supervising your practicum. I am very happy with my experience!

Melissa T.

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