Greengate School at Randolph offers high-quality training classes for teachers.
August 30 - 31, 2022
8:00am - 2:30pm CST, offered on the Randolph School Drake Campus with a 45 minute break:
- The Orton-Gillingham Multisensory Math Training is an overview of the basic operations and the approach. This workshop is appropriate for parents, teachers, and tutors wishing to learn how to incorporate the OG/MSL math into a math lesson. This approach allows students the opportunity to conceptualize math problems through concrete and semi-abstract representations that bridge seamlessly to traditional algorithms without the need for rote memorization.
- Maximum Capacity is 32 participants. Payment is due at registration. We cannot accept school purchase orders.
- Cost: $360 (Additional materials fee of $100 unless registrants have Math U See or Perceptions Math Integer bars.)
*Note: The Classroom Educator and Associate level courses are offered virtually and are open to the public. No prior Academy coursework is necessary. However, hours are designated for those hoping to advance their Academy accreditation.
About the Instructor
Jennings Miller, M.Ed is a Fellow in the Orton Gillingham Academy (OGA) and a Certified Orton Gillingham/Multisensory Math Trainer. After graduating from Vanderbilt with a Master’s in Special Education in 2005, Jennings worked for ten years as a classroom teacher at The Marcus Autism Center and The Schenck School in Atlanta.
She currently runs a private dyslexia therapy practice in Decatur, GA, and has over 7,000 hours working 1:1 with students ages 5-18 of all abilities to develop reading, math, written expression, and language skills. As a Fellow, Jennings has designed instruction, training models, and provided mentorship for individuals, schools, and non-profits across the country. She partners with organizations that offer professional development for teachers and leads workshops focused on Orton-Gillingham based Multi-Sensory Math, extending the traditional reading and language approach to reach a diverse learning profile. She is passionate about designing trainings that are accessible for not only those seeking to become accredited members of the Academy, but also those wishing to deepen their knowledge about all things related to language, reading, and remediating the struggling reader.
Jennings volunteered her time with The International Dyslexia Association-Georgia Branch, serving as the chair for the Dyslexia Dash and IDA-GA Vice President. She is the 2018 recipient of the IDA-GA Outstanding Service Award, and she currently serves on the OGA programs committee. She has presented on various topics at national conferences. In 2020, Jennings published her first books, The Alphabet King and Fat Sam and Friends.
“I am so grateful to have taken this approach to teaching reading and language…I strongly feel that this approach should be part of every public and private school curriculum. I highly recommend this to every teacher. This will benefit every student, not just students with dyslexia."
SHARON, 3rd Grade Teacher, Madison City Schools
“After attending the two-week Associate level Orton-Gillingham training, I am feeling very powerful! This multi-sensory approach can be applied to any program that a school district has adopted. I have been a public school teacher for 20 years and this course taught me so much new knowledge. I highly recommend this cognitive approach to learning.”
TAMI, Literacy Coach, Hoover, AL
“One of the best courses I have ever taken. The hands-on practice of the principles and techniques of O.G. were very helpful.”
PAMALEE, Guntersville, AL