Orton Gillingham Teacher Trainer Certificate program (36 credits) is accredited at the IMSLEC Trainer of Teaching Level. International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMSLEC) provides national accreditation to programs that prepare specialists in multisensory structured language education.

Curriculum Plan

Required Foundation Courses (12 credits)

  • EDUC6610 History of Multisensory Instructional Methods for Students with Learning Disabilities/Dyslexia
  • EDUC6616 Language Acquisitions and Language Disorders
  • EDUC6626 Neurophysiological Basis of Learning Problems
  • EDUC7620 Diagnosis of Dyslexia
  • EDUC6740 Introduction to Students with Disabilities OR EDUC6746 Learning Environment and Effective Management Teaching and Learning

Specialization Courses (12 credits)

  • EDUC6813 Structured Literacy: Students with Reading Difficulties 1
  • EDUC6814 Structured Literacy: Students with Reading Difficulties 2
  • EDUC7633 Structured Literacy: Students with Reading Difficulties 3
  • EDUC7644 Structured Literacy: Students with Reading Difficulties 4

One-Credit Workshops (Choose 4)

  • EDUC6612 Reading Comprehension
  • EDUC6613 Written Expression
  • EDUC6618 Students with Learning Disabilities: Social and Emotional Issues
  • EDUC6624 Orton Gillingham Topics
  • EDUC6641 Orton Gillingham for Resource Center Teaching
  • EDUC6648 Assistive Technology for Students with Dyslexia
  • EDUC6737 Phonemic Awareness
  • EDUC6752 K-4 Literature for Struggling Readers
  • EDUC6862 Project Read: Reading Comprehension Report Form
  • EDUC6880 Teaching Vocabulary to Students with Learning Disabilities

Advanced Coursework (6 credits)

  • EDUC8611 Orton Gillingham Teacher Trainer Internship 1
  • EDUC8615 Orton Gillingham Teacher Trainer Internship 2