AOGPE 100-Hour Certified Course
- 2,500 US dollars$2,500
- Location 1
The Certified curriculum provides more in-depth instruction and exploration to the topics covered in the Associate Level class and introduces Advanced Language Concepts such as morphology, structured writing, and other Language Arts based topics for the older dyslexic learner. Trainees are eligible to apply at the Certified level upon completion of the coursework and practicum requirement. The course focuses on the underlying principles, concepts, and procedures that set the Orton-Gillingham Approach apart from OG based programs. In addition, the Certified member of the Academy demonstrates the knowledge and skill to provide instruction to both young and older students as an independent Orton-Gillingham practitioner. The Certified course follows the curriculum and guidelines of the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators. The instructional approach is intended primarily for use with persons who have difficulty with reading, spelling, and writing of the sort associated with dyslexia and related learning disabilities. Upon completion, trainees will be able to work with students of all ages in a classroom, small group, or 1:1 setting. A Bachelor’s degree, 100 hours of coursework, reading summaries, practicum hours for both the younger and older student, and ten observations completed by a fellow are required. The course is targeted towards teachers, tutors, speech and language pathologists, paraprofessionals, administrators, and advocates. Topics include: Phonological and Phonemic Awareness; Phonics; Reading Fluency; Vocabulary; Reading Comprehension; The Orton-Gillingham Approach’s Seminal Works; Brain Research and Reading; The Orton-Gillingham Approach versus the Orton-Gillingham Based Scripted Program; the Orton-Gillingham Principles of Instruction; Knowledge and Structure of the English Language; Development of the Orton-Gillingham Lesson Plan for 1:1 settings and small groups; remote Learning Lesson Plans and Strategies; Morphology; Advanced Level Lesson Plans for the Older Student; Writing Strategies for the Dyslexic Student.
All Courses: Should you need to cancel your registration, please do so at least 48-hours prior to the start date for the course. A partial refund will be provided. You will receive a refund of 97.1% of the cost of the course to account for processing fees. For example, if you pay $1,000 for a course and cancel your registration at least 48-hours in advance, you will receive a refund of $971. No refunds will be provided after the start of a course. If you are unable to attend as planned, you will receive full credit towards the same course at a future date. Practicum Observations: The 48-hour policy does not apply. However, should you encounter a scheduling conflict, please reschedule your appointment as efficiently as possible.