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.

In response to COVID-19 our winter course offerings are held online.



  • Extended Practicum
    January 28, 2020 - April 16, 2021
    2:00 am - 1:00 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
    January 16, 2021 - March 25, 2021
    8:30 am - 2:30 pm

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…)