AIM Institute for Learning & Research

Wilson Certification Details

WILSON READING SYSTEM® INTRODUCTORY WORKSHOP (3-DAYS)

Time: 8:30 am – 3 pm (15 CEU hours)

This workshop provides an introduction to the Wilson Reading System® and is a prerequisite for all other Wilson training.

Cost is $650 per person. Materials are not included. We suggest that you purchase and bring to class the Wilson Starter Kit.

1 Graduate credit offered by Fitchburg State University (FSU), located in Fitchburg, Massachusetts (requires registration with FSU)

$50 discount if registering at least three weeks prior to first training date. Cannot be combined with other discounts.


WILSON LEVEL I CERTIFICATION

The WRS Level I Certification course prepares teachers to effectively implement WRS Steps 1-6 (there are 12 Steps in all) 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. WRS 4th Edition Starter Kit is required.

Pre-requisite for Level I Certification Training:
WRS Introductory Workshop (completed within the last five years)

Cost is $2,300 per person (3% surcharge if paid by credit card). Materials are not included. Purchase and bring to class the required Wilson Starter Kit.


WILSON 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 arms of the WRS Level 2 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 a Level II Certification)

Pre-requisite for Level II Certification Training:
Level I Certification and a Bachelor’s Degree in education or a related field

Group Mastery (WRS Steps 1-6)
  • Advanced Strategies Workshop (3-day, in-person Workshop--prerequisite for the Group Mastery Practicum)

Time: 8:30am to 3:00pm (15 CEU hours)
This course provides strategies to improve all aspects of WRS group instruction through hands-on practice and discussion, and prepares participants for the WRS Group Mastery Practicum. Cost is $675 per person.

  • WRS Group Mastery Practicum through AIM Academy (WRS 4th edition materials required)

Course Duration: 50 practicum lessons (typically completed in one school year)
Cost is $850 per person. Please download and complete the registration form and email to aimtraining@aimpa.org.

Advanced Word Study (WRS Step 7-12) - Please contact AIM Academy for details
  • WRS Step 7-12 Online Course (sign-up directly through Wilson for the online course only)
  • WRS Step 7-12 Practicum through AIM Academy (WRS 3rd edition materials will be used for the 2018-2019 school year since 4th edition materials for the higher steps are not available yet.)

Course Duration: 50 practicum lessons (typically completed in one school year)
Cost is $850 per person. Please download and complete the registration form and email to aimtraining@aimpa.org.

Read the course descriptions from Wilson Language Training®.