Orton-Gillingham Level 2: Certified Level Coursework and Practicum
The two-year program of Orton-Gillingham Certified Level coursework and practicum provides teachers with the opportunity to advance their knowledge of Orton-Gillingham and apply the theory of O-G instruction to both beginning level and more advanced students. The 100 hours of additional coursework will be presented through evening and weekend seminars, which may include lectures by guest speakers. The practicum experience requires a two-year commitment, during which the teacher will receive 10 formal observations and continued guidance from a Fellow. When the practicum and coursework are completed, participants will have met the requirements of the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators at the Certified Level of membership. The instructors are Fellows of the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators.
Prerequisite: Participant must be a member of the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators at the Associate Level or have submitted his or her Associate Level application by the time of enrollment. Enrollment begins in fall of even-numbered years. Our next cohort will begin in October 2020.
Fees: $2,400.00 per year
150 PDPs per year
Optional 3 graduate credits per year through Fitchburg State University (additional $295 per year payable through the instructor).