Orton-Gillingham training is based on the Science of Reading. Orton-Gillingham of MN is accredited through the International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council. The Introductory, Intermediate and Advanced are eligible for graduate credit from the College of St. Scholastica.



  • Extended Practicum
    January 28, 2020 - April 16, 2021
    8:00 am - 6:00 pm

The Extended Practicum course work is required for certification and a prerequisite for the Advanced Course.  During this course, the participant will work directly with an instructor mentor.  The instructor will observe the participant a minimum of three times in a one-to-one setting.  After the first session, the instructor will teach the participant roots and (more…)


  • Adult Introductory Course
    June 15, 2020 - June 26, 2020
    8:30 am - 2:30 pm
    - Early registration ends April 15th, 11:59pm.

Adults The participants will learn the OG approach to teach beginning reading including phonemic awareness, phonics, and spelling.  The OG approach is a direct, explicit, structured, systematic, cumulative and multi-sensory method that includes supportive error correction and analysis to drive instruction.  Participants will create lesson plans to implement with students during the supervised practicum. This (more…)


  • Adult Intermediate Course
    June 15, 2020 - June 26, 2020
    8:30 am - 2:30 pm

To be eligible to enroll in the Intermediate Course and Practicum a participant must complete 100 hours of tutoring.  All those wishing to enroll in the Intermediate Course must complete the ‘100 Hour Tutoring’ form. Click Here To complete form. Participants will receive either a confirmation with a registration link or a request for additional (more…)


  • Adult Advanced Course
    June 15, 2020 - June 26, 2020
    8:30 am - 2:30 pm

In order to enroll in the Advanced Course, a participant must have successfully completed the Extended Practicum. The participants will learn strategies to teach advanced reading and spelling skills including morphology, assimilative prefixes, roots, and advanced suffixes, semantics, and syntax to improve fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension using an OG approach which is direct, explicit, structured, (more…)


  • Student Introductory Course
    June 16, 2020 - June 26, 2020
    9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Students entering grades 1-4 are usually a good fit for this intense OG tutoring. However, some children outside of this grade range might benefit from this level. If you have questions about your specific child, email registrar@ogmn.org . Sessions are either at 9:30 or 10:30 am. Students must attend all 9 sessions (Tuesday – Friday (more…)


  • Student Intermediate Course
    June 16, 2020 - June 26, 2020
    9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Students entering grades 4-6 are usually a good fit for this intense OG tutoring. However, some children outside of this grade range might benefit from this level. If you have questions about your specific child, email registrar@ogmn.org . Sessions are either at 9:30 or 10:30 am. Students must attend all 9 sessions (Tuesday – Friday (more…)


  • Student Advanced Course
    June 16, 2020 - June 26, 2020
    9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Students entering grades 7 and up are usually a good fit for this intense OG tutoring. However, some children outside of this grade range might benefit from this level. If you have questions about your specific child, email registrar@ogmn.org. Sessions are either at 9:30 or 10:30 am. Students must attend all 9 sessions (Tuesday – (more…)


  • Adult Introductory Course
    July 13, 2020 - July 24, 2020
    8:30 am - 2:30 pm

The participants will learn the OG approach to teach beginning reading including phonemic awareness, phonics, and spelling.  The OG approach is a direct, explicit, structured, systematic, cumulative and multi-sensory method that includes supportive error correction and analysis to drive instruction.  Participants will create lesson plans to implement with students during the supervised practicum. This course (more…)


  • Adult Introductory Course
    July 13, 2020 - July 24, 2020
    8:30 am - 2:30 pm

The participants will learn the OG approach to teach beginning reading including phonemic awareness, phonics, and spelling.  The OG approach is a direct, explicit, structured, systematic, cumulative and multi-sensory method that includes supportive error correction and analysis to drive instruction.  Participants will create lesson plans to implement with students during the supervised practicum. This course (more…)


  • Student Introductory Course
    July 14, 2020 - July 24, 2020
    9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Students entering grades 1-4 are usually a good fit for this intense OG tutoring. However, some children outside of this grade range might benefit from this level. If you have questions about your specific child, email registrar@ogmn.org . Sessions are either at 9:30 or 10:30 am. Students must attend all 9 sessions (Tuesday – Friday (more…)