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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 Set, 4th Edition.

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 professional learning date. Cannot be combined with other discounts.


WILSON READING SYSTEM (WRS) 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 Set is required.

Pre-requisite for Level I Certification Training:
WRS Introductory Course (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 Set.


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 of the 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 a WRS Level II Certification)

 

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

 

Group Mastery (WRS Steps 1-6)
  • WRS Advanced Strategies for Multisensory Structured Language Course (3-day, in-person course--prerequisite for the WRS 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 - must be signed up simultaneously with the Practicum (register directly through Wilson Language Training for the online course only - separate cost).
  • WRS Step 7-12 Practicum through AIM Academy (WRS 3rd edition materials will be used for the 2018-2019 school year. Participant must have an eligible student in the fall who has completed Steps 1-6 3rd Edition or 4th Edition).

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®.