What is the application process for your course?
  • We process applications on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Upon receiving a complete application package, we will review it and then schedule a telephone interview with you.
  • If you are accepted into the course, you will be notified by email when to pick up your materials package that you will need prior to course start.
  • We close registration for the course once we have filled all the seats in the course.

  • I don’t have a university degree. Can I still apply for the course?
  • Yes, but you will not be able to receive certification through the Academy of Orton Gillingham Practitioners and Educators (AOGPE), which sets the standards for certification.
  • Please visit their website for more info: www.ortonacademy.org.

  • Will I get a certificate upon completion of this course?
  • You will receive a letter stating that you have completed the requirements of the course.

  • Can I begin to tutor once I have completed the course?
  • Yes. However, it is highly recommended that you take the practicum.

  • What is the job market like for OG tutors?
  • There are three OG schools in the Lower Mainland, and numerous private tutoring agencies that prefer OG-certified tutors. You can also start a private practice.