Orton-Gillingham Associate Level Training

The McGillis School 668 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City, UT, United States

The Orton-Gillingham Associate Level Course is designed to prepare trainees to individualize instruction to meet the specific needs of each learner. The curriculum in the training adheres to the guidelines of the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators, emphasizing the principles of the approach: language-based, multisensory, structured, sequential, cumulative, cognitive, flexible, diagnostic/prescriptive, and success oriented.


Educator Professional Development


Spelling Rules & Tools
Professional Development for Teachers and Parents

Presented by Decoding Dyslexia UT Board Member,

Kathy Tenney, MS, CALT

Learn spelling rules
Evaluate spelling lists to see if they are dyslexic friendly
Create spelling lists that teach
Learn tips and tricks to improve spelling


Youth Advocate Event


Decoding Dyslexia Utah Youth Advocates and Board Members will answer questions and share resources for kids with dyslexia. FREE event for kids in 3rd grade and up. A parent or guardian must also attend. These events are fun & confidence building.

Wasatch Reading Summit – Applying the Science of Reading in the Classroom

Miller Conference Center 9750 S 300 W, Sandy, UT, United States

The Wasatch Reading Summit is an educational professional development conference that focuses on the best practices, based on the Science of Reading, for instruction in Utah.
With the latest research, educators, professionals, and parents learn methods for helping struggling readers. Breakout session will focus on how to take the knowledge gained from LTRS training and the Science of Reading and implement them in Utah’s classrooms. Session will also address how to improve comprehension, how to differentiate math instruction for students who are not finding success and the impact that dyslexia has in our schools including actions to help students find success.
National leaders in writing, reading, comprehension and math will keynote our conference. There will also be breakout sessions.