30-Hour In-Person Course in
Adults will enjoy this hands-on, interactive workshop and leave with a deep understanding of multisensory language and literacy instruction.
This in-person, small group course is offered to the general public as well as those in the Jemicy community.

When: Summer 2024
June 24-28 9:00 am – 3:30 pm EDT

Location: Jemicy School - Lower & Middle School Campus
11 Celadon Road
Owings Mills, MD 21117

Instructor: Megan McGowan | Director of Outreach & Professional Learning

Cost: $845
Includes a teaching manual, digital workbook of resources, and certificate of completion (for those who qualify)

Participants are eligible to receive three (3) graduate credits (Notre Dame of Maryland University) upon successful completion of the course, for an additional fee.

For questions and/or additional information, contact:

Megan McGowan (410) 753-8029 or mmcgowan@jemicyschool.org.

Participants Will:

  • Learn and understand the neural basis of reading development 
  • Explore all components of the acquisition of literacy, including oral language development, phonology (phonological & phonemic awareness, phonics), word recognition, spelling, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension
  • Understand the fundamentals of an Orton-Gillingham (O-G) based lesson and the components of multisensory structured literacy instruction
  • Participate in a dyslexia simulation
  • Understand the early warning signs often displayed by students with dyslexia or other related language-based learning differences
  • Make useful hands-on materials and games to enhance instruction for all students
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