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Orton-Gillingham Classroom Educator’s Course For Parents

Presented by Dawn M. Nieman/Fellow AOGPE
Jan 25, 2017

Orton-Gillingham Classroom Educator’s Course For Parents
Presented by Dawn M. Nieman/Fellow AOGPE

For a full description of this cource, please go to:

Orton-Gillingham is a powerful approach to teaching reading and spelling. Trained Orton-Gillingham practitioners have had remarkable success with the program’s multi-sensory approach for over 70 years.

Although the program is best known for its effectiveness in teaching those with dyslexia, Orton-Gillingham may be adapted to benefit all developing readers.

Course Description:

This 30-hour Classroom Educator course will be delivered through a combination of in-person facilitation and virtual instruction. This course is the first step in learning the Orton-Gillingham Approach. It is useful in a classroom setting and those cultivating a specialized tutoring practice or homeschooling children with reading difficulties. Note that this course also serves as a first step to completing a Classroom Educator or Associate Level accreditation with additional lesson plans, observations, and coursework needed for those levels.

Instructor: Dawn Nieman, a highly experienced Orton-Gillingham Practitioner and Fellow at the Orton-Gillingham Academy, will provide this training via webinars.

Facilitator: Mary Murray Stowe with the TTAC at William and Mary will facilitate the trainings.

Dates of Training:
- Wednesdays, March 1, 8, and 15, 2016 from 6:00-8:30pm, and
- Saturdays, March 4, 11, and 18, 2016 from 9:00am-4:30pm.

PEATC – 8003 Forbes Place, Suite 310 Springfield, VA 22151

- Training by Dawn Nieman, Orton Fellow – $600.00 (per participant based on10 people sharing the cost)
- Materials for the Training – 106.00, to include the Gillingham Manual (required with training),
- sound/symbol cards, and handouts
TOTAL – $706.00

Course Registration:

If you have specific questions about Orton-Gillingham, the contents of the course, or accreditation, please contact Dawn Nieman at

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