+ Orton-Gillingham Academy Conference April 29-30, 2011

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The Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators (AOGPE) will hold its 2011 conference April 29-30 in Charleston, South Carolina.

The conference is titled “Bridging the Gap: Orton-Gillingham In the Low Country.”

It is directed to teachers, tutors, administrators, parents, and any individuals who are interested in learning more about dyslexia and the Orton-Gillingham approach.

Sessions will focus on their theme of “bridging the gap;” the goal is to help students with dyslexia reach their potential.  It is hosted and being held at Trident Academy, in cooperation with the South Carolina Branch of IDA (the International Dyslexia Association).

They have scheduled  renowned speakers covering a wide range of topics, including math, writing, phonology, psychological testing, and comprehension.  There will be demonstrations of teaching practices as well as other informative sessions.

Online registration is available February 11, 2011.

The Academy is in its sixteenth year.  It continues to grow and thrive, and they hope you will join them at Trident Academy for this informative, enriching educational experience.


  • Academy members and SCB-IDA members: $215 for both days; $120 for one day (either Friday or Saturday)
  • Non-members: $245 for two days; $150 for one day only.

Download conference brochure: http://gallery.mailchimp.com/5ae4fa28c8138f8ca3a215174/files/Trident_Program.2.pdf

Download registration form: http://gallery.mailchimp.com/5ae4fa28c8138f8ca3a215174/files/Trident_Registration.1.pdf

The Website for AOGPE is http://ortonacademy.org

tutoring in Columbus OH:   Adrienne Edwards  614-579-6021  or email  aedwardstutor@columbus.rr.com


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