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Woodlynde School, a WILSON® Accredited Partner, offers professional development courses that include the Wilson Reading System® (WRS) Introductory Workshop, Wilson Reading System® Level I Certification Training, and JUST WORDS® Workshop. All classes are held at Woodlynde School.

Early registration is recommended to guarantee a seat and workshop materials. Seats are limited and registration is processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Payment is due at the time of registration. Registration confirmation will be sent via email. Payment includes workshop materials. Wilson Reading System® instructor/student materials are sold separately.

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Wilson Reading System® Introductory Workshop

This 15-hour workshop provides an overview of the WRS® curriculum and serves as the prerequisite for WRS® Level I Certification. At the completion of the workshop, attendees will be able to:

  • Define dyslexia and describe common characteristics

  • Understand WRS® principles of instruction and how WRS® materials facilitate multisensory, interactive learning

  • Identify the lesson parts for Blocks 1, 2, and 3 of the lesson plan

  • Write a lesson plan

Cost: $589 per person

Summer Introductory
Workshop Dates: July 25, 26, 27, 2017



Wilson Reading System® Level 1 Certification

The WRS® Level Certification course is designed to prepare teachers to implement WRS Steps 1-6 with students reading and spelling below grade level and those diagnosed with a language-based learning disability. Participants will demonstrate mastery of the WILSON® lesson plan, including multisensory techniques and effective strategies in a 1:1 setting. Individuals have 12 months from the date of enrollment to complete the online course and practicum.

Prerequisite for WRS® Level I Certification Training: Participants are required to attend one WRS® Introductory Workshop that provides an overview of the WRS® curriculum within 5 years before participating in the WRS® Level I Certification course.

Cost: $2,000 per person

Wilson Level I Training Start-Up Class
Friday, July 28, 2017

Advanced Wilson Reading System® Strategies for MSL Group Instruction Workshop

This 15 hour workshop delves into essential techniques and strategies to improve all aspects of WRS group instruction. Some highlights:
 
  • Identify factors for successful WRS group instruction
  • Review planning and practice execution of WRS Lesson Blocks 1, 2, and 3 for maximum group support
  • Define and identify core and academic vocabulary and how to integrate these into the lesson
  • Explore the different purposes of controlled and non-controlled decodable text in the development of comprehension and fluency
  • Understand the facts of text complexity
Prerequisites: WRS Level I Certification as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in education or a related field

Cost: $589 per person

Workshop Dates: August 8, 9, 10, 2017

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Cancellation/Refund Policy: While we make every effort to conduct professional development events on the dates and locations advertised, events are subject to change without prior notice. We will attempt to notify registrants to limit customer inconvenience, but we are not liable for any expenses incurred. You may cancel your registration up to 7 days in advance of a workshop, and your registration fee will be refunded less a $50 processing fee.

Woodlynde School

445 Upper Gulph Road, Strafford, PA 19087-5498
Tel: 610.687.9660 
Woodlynde School is a private, co-ed college prep day school located in suburban Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, that serves intelligent, talented students with learning differences in Grades K - 12. Woodlynde provides a comprehensive, evidence-based Kindergarten, elementary, middle and high school program in a challenging yet nurturing environment for students with average to above average cognitive abilities (IQ) who have language-or math-based learning differences (such as Dyslexia, Dysgraphia or Dyscalculia), Executive Function Disorder, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), or Auditory Processing Disorder. Even for those students without a diagnosed learning disability (LD), Woodlynde offers expert and caring teachers in small classroom settings that support academic success. Woodlynde School also offers a post-graduate (PG) program in partnership with Rosemont College as well as a regional Summer Camp for students who learn differently.