Edison is pleased to offer three different Orton-Gillingham training courses taught by Elizabeth Johnson, a Fellow of the Orton-Gillingham Academy.
Courses are approved by the State of Oregon and available for credit from Portland State University (separate cost). All course goals are provided by the Orton-Gillingham Academy training curriculum, which can be found online at https://www.ortonacademy.org/training-certification/.
Classroom Educator: (30 hours, prerequisite: Bachelor's degree, $1,000 textbook separate) Online Independent & Live Video Conference. This curriculum leads to a basic understanding of the following elements of Orton-Gillingham instruction.
Associate: (30 hours, prerequisite: Classroom Educator course $1,000 textbook separate) Online Independent & Live Video Conference.
Certified 1: (50 hours prerequisite: OGA Associate membership, $1,500) Online Independent & Live Video Conference
The Certified curriculum is in addition and in more depth to the topics covered in the Associate level. Trainees are eligible to apply at the Certified level upon completion of the coursework and practicum requirements.
The training curriculum for the Certified level includes the following goals of the Orton-Gillingham Approach.
If you have already registered and would like to pay online, please visit edisonhs.plastiq.com (fees may apply). If paying online, please use your last name as the "student ID" number. If you would prefer to pay by check, please send a check payable to Edison High School to 9020 Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy, Portland, OR 97225 with the registrant's last name and "OGA" in the memo line.