Scheduled Teacher Training Programs

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Scheduled Teacher Training Programs

Teacher training information for 2018 is updated as information becomes available. Trainings will be removed from this page as they are completed. Check back regularly throughout the spring of 2018 for summer 2018 training sessions. Also, check our Events page for workshops in the Bay Area given throughout the school year.


Orton Gillingham Training in the Bay Area
(* Eligible for Teacher Training Scholarships)

1) IDA NorCal will once again offer a summer Orton-Gillingham Training with Ron Yoshimoto. Dates are July 30 through August 3, at Mercy High School in San Francisco.

This five day training will focus on a data driven, clinical, multisensory, phonetic, teacher guided Orton-Gillingham approach to teaching reading, writing and spelling in whole classroom, small group and one-to-one settings. Upon completing this course participants will have acquired the skills necessary to fully implement this data-driven solution for teaching reading to all students.

For more information or to register, please click here.


Wilson Language Training Workshops

Presented by Wilson Language Training, co-sponsored by IDA NorCal
Crowne Plaza Foster City
1221 Chess Dr., Foster City, CA 94404

Just Words® Introductory Workshop – June 19 & 20
Fundations® Level K Workshop – June 26
Fundations® Level 1 Workshop – June 27
Fundations® Level 2 Workshop – June 28
Wilson Reading System (WRS) Introductory Workshop – Aug. 1, 2, and 3

Click here for more info.


Slingerland Training
(* Eligible for Teacher Training Scholarships)

1) Slingerland training in San Jose will include Introductory Level Comprehensive and Third Level Continuum courses under instructor Shirley Hitchcock. Trainings take place May 29, 30, 31 (4:00-9:00 pm), and June 6-29 (8:00 am-4:00 pm) at Valley Christian Elementary School in San Jose. The course includes a practicum. Graduate-level extension credits are available through the University of San Diego. The fee is $2,750 for either course level. Click here for details.

2) Hope Academy, Concord, CA – Introductory and Continuum Level Classes.

Date and time: June 16-July 13, 8:00 am-4:00 pm 
Address: 5353 Concord Blvd, Concord, CA 94521
  • $2,750.00 (Standard)
  • $2,800.00 (Late)
  • Introductory Level: $2,750.00
  • Continuum Level: $2,750.00
  • Third Level Continuum/Intern (prior approval required): $2,750.00

Click here for details.


Glorious Grammar and Synchronous Syntax

June 25 – July 19, 2018
Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays (12 sessions, $25/session)
2:00-4:00 pm

San Francisco Friends School
250 Valencia Street (at 14th Street), San Francisco, CA 94103

No registration necessary. For more information, click here or email

Instructor: Dr. Nancy Cushen White


Structure Literacy with Literacy How

Dyslexia expert, Dr. Margie Gillis of Literacy How, will be coming to the San Francisco Bay Area the summer to provide a week-long (30-hour) Structured Literacy training for 60 teachers. Decoding Dyslexia California is cosponsoring this training with San Ramon Valley School District. More information on how teachers can register for this training can be found here. This training will sell out so register early.

Share this page with your friends…