Follow Up Orton-Gillingham Workshop

For Prior Attendees of a Modified Orton-Gillingham Workshop

Join us for a day of "follow up training and support" with Susan Lohnes, certified trainer of the Orton-Gillingham approach.

Target Audience: This opportunity is open to educators that previously participated in one of the "Modified Orton-Gillingham Approach" workshops provided by Susan Lohnes.

The event is co-sponsored by the Madison-Champaign County & Midwest Regional ESCs.

Workshop Description & Overview

Overview: This workshop is designed to provide continuing training and support for educators who previously participated in the "Orton-Gillingham: A Modified Approach" workshop presented by Susan Lohnes.

Participants will have the opportunity to meet with the presenter, Susan Lohnes, to review previously learned information, learn new information, share and hear personal experiences from other educators regarding their implementation of Modified O-G strategies, and to ask questions and seek guidance on future implementation of the high impact strategies.

Faculty/Instructor: Susan Lohnes, Certified Orton-Gillingham Instructor & Consultant

Essential Details

Date: March 8, 2019

Time: 8:30 am -3:30 pm

Location: Madison-Champaign County ESC, 2200 South U.S. Highway 68, Urbana, OH 43078

Lunch: One (1) hour On Your Own

Registration Deadline: February 15, 2019 @ 3:00 pm

Registration Fees:

  • $75 per attendee. Please note that prior completion of an "Orton-Gillingham: A Modified Approach" with Susan Lohnes is required

Payment Methods/Options: Payment methods include cash, check, purchase order or credit / debit card (Important Note: Credit/Debit card payments will include a 4.5% service fee.) Click on the "Register Button" below for additional details and instructions.

About the Instructor: Susan Lohnes

Course Instructor: Susan Lohnes is a certified trainer of the Orton‐Gillingham Approach. She has more than 35 years in education with extensive experience training teachers and parents, and educating children who exhibit reading delays and disabilities. Susan is a teacher and past administrator who understands the significance of obstacles that both children and adults face when learning to read.

Susan has served as a special education teacher, supervisor, and director for the Springfield City Schools. Additionally, she was the special education supervisor/director for Xenia City Schools. She has experience teaching at the elementary, middle school, high school and college levels. Susan has successfully utilized the Orton‐Gillingham approach with students and adults in small and large group settings. Orton-Gillingham can be used with all students, within all 3 tiers of intervention. This multi-sensory approach is especially helpful in teaching children with dyslexia and other language-based delays

Contact Hours:

  • Contact Hours: 6.0 Contact Hours Provided by the ESCs

Group Registration: Please register staff members separately. In order to minimize confusion and be able to send instant confirmation to all participants, we will no longer be using an external group registration form. If you are a Central Office member registering your staff, please register them individually. You will need to fill out this form completely multiple times. Thank you!


Friday, March 8th 2019 at 8:30am-3:30pm

Madison-Champaign County ESC, 2200 South U.S. Highway 68, Urbana, OH 43078

What time should I arrive at the training site? Please arrive 15 minutes early to complete the check-in process.

Food & Beverage: Water and breakfast bars will be available. While coffee or other food may not be served, participants are free to bring snack items for themselves or to share with the group. Everyone will be on their own for lunch. Please plan accordingly…..

What You Should Bring? Participants should bring the binder, books, and cards provided to them at the "Modified Orton Gillingham Workshop" by Susan Lohnes. Attendees should also bring note taking materials and writing utensils with them to the follow-up event.

Cancellation Policy - Due to the costs associated with this event, cancellations must be received by Kim Leach at by February 15, 2019 at 3:00 pm. Cancellations received outside of this policy will not be accepted. Attendees and/or employing districts will be billed accordingly.

Weather Contingency Policy: Participants should plan to arrive unless they receive a formal “CLOSURE / CANCELLATION” email from the Midwest Regional ESC or Madison-Champaign County ESC on the morning of the event.

Midwest Regional Educational Service Center

Our Vision/Mission: The Midwest Regional Educational Service Center serves and supports students, families, and districts as an innovative educational partner.