"This is one of the BEST trainings I have ever attended, and I'm looking forward to using it in my classroom." - Teacher feedback
"It was a lot of information at once. I appreciate being shown how to get organized to begin the program this school year." - SPED Resource teacher
Wilson Reading System® Introductory Course
Date: July 14-16, 2020 | Time: 9:00 - 3:30 daily
Location: Saint Francis School - 9375 Willeo Rd, Roswell, GA 30075
COST: $649.00 (plus cost of materials, sold separately)
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT OF $50 IF REGISTERED BEFORE JUNE 30TH!!!
Due to COVID-19 space is limited and participants will be required to wear a mask & gloves each day.
WRS Introductory Course Description
This three-day (16.5-hour) course provides participants with an overview of the Wilson Reading System® curriculum and serves as the prerequisite for WRS Level I Certification. This course is delivered over three consecutive days and examines reading research and the five areas of reading in relation to students in grade two and above with persistent phonological coding deficits.
Participants learn about dyslexia, appropriate student identification and placement, program implementation, progress monitoring, scheduling, and creating a successful learning environment. Principles of language structure and how to teach language with direct, multisensory methods are demonstrated and practiced during the workshop. Participants explore the standard 10-part Wilson® Lesson Plan and practice planning and delivering a lesson while receiving modeling and feedback from a Wilson® Credentialed Trainer during the course. Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
Participants may enroll in the WRS Level I Certification Training or the WRS Intensive Instruction: For the Non-Responsive Reader (Steps 1-6) Online course within five years of completing a WRS Introductory course.
Duration: Three consecutive days (16.5 hours)
Graduate Credit: One graduate credit (optional) is available through Fitchburg State University, Fitchburg, MA upon completion of course requirements. Please see Process for Graduate Credit for details
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