OGA Classroom Educator



**Hybrid – attendee can choose in-person (limited seating in Winnipeg) or synchronous online

2023 – Tentative – Confirmed 4 weeks prior 

September 16, 22, 23, 29, 30 (Fridays 5-8:30; Saturdays 8am-4pm CST) hybrid**

September 18,19, 25, 26 (8am-4pm CST) – online, limited tickets

October 2, 3,10,16 (8am-4pm CST) – hybrid**

October 23, 24, 28, 30 (8am-4pm CST) – online, limited tickets

November 4, 18, 27, Dec. 2 (8am-4pm CST)- online, limited tickets

December 4,5,12,18 (8am-4pm CST) – hybrid**

2024 – Tentative – Confirmed 4 weeks prior

February 5,6,12,13 (8am-4pm CST)- hybrid**

March 5,11,13,18 (8am-4pm CST) – hybrid**

April 2,8,9, 15 (8am-4pm CST) – hybrid**

May 1,2,8,9 (8am-4pm CST) – hybrid**

June 3,4,10,11 (8am-4pm CST) – hybrid**

** HYBRID = Attendee can chose SYNCHRONOUS ONLINE or IN-PERSON (limited seating). If you register without confirming in-person attendance, it will be assumed that you are attending online. In-person (Winnipeg) training is not guaranteed and MUST be confirmed by contacting [email protected] (limited seating).

*Rotation Classroom Educator – monthly school weekdays, July, and November Fridays/Saturdays 

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Associate Course Information 

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Course Information

Under the guidelines of the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators we offer a 4 day training course.

Trainees are eligible for Professional Development hours towards the Special Education Teacher Certificate through Manitoba Education and Training (Certification Branch). If you are interested in PD hours towards a Special Education certificate in Manitoba, you must provide 3 weeks advanced notice.
This 30-hour course offers training for:
  • teachers to use the Orton-Gillingham approach in a classroom setting
  • specialized tutoring intervention practice
  • the first step towards a Classroom Educator or Associate Level Orton-Gillingham Academy accreditation (OGA) (with additional lesson plans, observations, and coursework required)
  • aligned and accredited with the Orton-Gillingham Academy 
    During this training, attendees will learn about:
  • dyslexia and reading disorders
  • strategies for multi-sensory instruction
  • formal and informal testing
  • how to use information for tutorials and lessons
  • how to plan an Orton-Gillingham lesson
  • fundamental elements of the Orton-Gillingham approach including an introduction to phonology and basic phonics
  • This course is imperative for Special Education teachers working with students who have IEP’s and not achieving proficiency.

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*The four day training meets criteria for participants to earn 28 Professional Development hours towards the Special Education Teaching Certificate through Manitoba Certification Branch. Please see more information in Frequently Asked Questions

Note: This is an accredited course approved by the  Orton Gillingham Academy and taught by a highly experienced OGA Fellow and Fellow-in-Training. Many teachers choose to take this course but do not choose to become accredited by the Academy. Teachers wanting to become accredited as an Orton-Gillingham Classroom Educator or Associate practitioner must be aware that accreditation requires an additional commitment and expense beyond the present course.

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