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Level II Certification & Practicum

WILSON READING SYSTEM® (WRS) LEVEL II CERTIFICATION

This advanced coursework provides in-depth strategies to implement multisensory structured language instruction successfully in group settings and advanced levels of decoding and encoding.

There are 2 separate tracks to obtain WRS Level II certification which include an in-person workshop, an online course through Wilson Language Training® and two practicums. (All 4 parts must be completed to earn Level II Certification) One track focuses on how to implement multisensory structured language instruction successfully in group settings and the other track prepares you to work with individuals at advanced levels of decoding and encoding (WRS Steps 7-12). The tracks can be completed simultaneously or in any order. Read the Wilson Language Training® course descriptions for more details.

Visit our Certification page for details. Materials are not included in course pricing. All materials can be purchased directly from Wilson Language Training®. (4th Edition Materials for Steps 1-6 are required.)

To Register for the WRS Advanced Strategies for MSL Group Instruction Course. Visit this page.

WRS GROUP MASTERY PRACTICUM

Prerequisites:

Course Duration: 50 Practicum Lessons (typically completed in one school year). (WRS 4th edition materials required)

Cost: $850 per person

Please see Wilson's update regarding the extension of the WRS Level II Practicum for the past school year: Update Here. 

Please register online and then complete the registration form and email to aimtraining@aimpa.org.

WRS STEPS 7-12 PRACTICUM - NEW 4TH EDITION 
  • WRS Advanced Word Study - This online course must be taken simultaneously with the Practicum (register directly through Wilson for the online course only - separate cost). This online course through Wilson Language Training® provides instruction in advanced concepts of decoding and spelling to effectively use multisensory techniques to teach more complicated rules of the English language.
  • WRS Steps 7-12 Practicum This practicum is provided by AIM Academy. (WRS 4rd edition materials will be used for the 2020-2021 school year.) Participant must have an eligible student in the fall who has completed WRS Steps 1-6 3rd or 4th Edition).
Prerequisites:
  • WRS Level 1 Certification
  • Bachelor's Degree in Education or a related field
  • Simultaneous Registration for WRS Advanced Word Study Online Course offered only through Wilson Language Training®.  Additional cost is $1,000 paid directly to Wilson. Please download and complete the registration form and email to info@wilsonlanguage.com.  NOTE: Wilson will not register you for the WRS Level II 7-12 Practicum unless you have registered and paid for the online course.

Course Duration: 50 practicum lessons (typically completed in one school year)

Read the course descriptions from Wilson Language Training®.

Cost $850 per person.

Enrollment:

Please see Wilson's update regarding the extension of the WRS Level II Practicum for the past school year: Update Here. 

Please register online and then complete the registration form and email to aimtraining@aimpa.org.