Summer Orton-Gillingham Training for Educators

Posted on Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Stephen Gaynor School Institute for EducatorsThis summer, Stephen Gaynor School will offer a five-day training program introducing participants to the Orton-Gillingham multisensory reading approach and how it is used in the classroom. The course follows the curriculum and guidelines of the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators. Orton-Gillingham is an instructional approach intended primarily for use with persons who have difficulty with reading, spelling, and writing of the sort associated with dyslexia. The program will be held at the school from July 31 through August 4, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm each day.

The program is designed and led by Ann Edwards, Fellow of the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators, a Licensed Reading Specialist, and Founder of Literacy for Life, Inc. The program is geared toward reading teachers, special education teachers, speech pathologists, and anyone interested in learning more about teaching using the Orton-Gillingham Approach. Registrants must have earned a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent to participate.

The cost is $800 per person, materials included. A certificate of completion will be awarded after the successful fulfillment of course requirements.


If you are unable to attend this year, or would like to be informed of upcoming professional development opportunities, please join our network of educators and referring specialists.

For more information or questions, call (917) 699-0560 or email [email protected].