Key Learning Center

Orton-Gillingham Training Institutes 

The Key Multisensory Structured Language Education:

Orton-Gillingham Approach to Reading, Spelling, and Writing

KLC offers three levels of accredited Orton-Gillingham (OG) courses.

Registration for all KLC Institute Courses is handled via an interview process.


Courses are offered In-Person and Live Online


Getting Started with the Orton-Gillingham Approach?

Please contact Pryor Rayburn for registration details:

Key Orton-Gillingham AssociateComprehensive Literacy, Lesson Design, and Practice Teaching

This course is offered in two settings: Live Online or In-Person.  The course and the required practicum meet certification standards for Orton-Gillingham Associate Level and ALTA Teaching Level.

Key Orton-Gillingham Foundations

This introductory course offers an opportunity for teachers, tutors, parents, and other professionals to be introduced to the fundamentals of the Orton-Gillingham Approach and provides an overview of basic phonics instruction.

This course alone does not fully prepare you to teach students using the OG Approach.


Key Learning Center In-Person 2023 Associate Course Dates:

Day #1: Thursday, June 8th - 8:30-4:00

Days #2-5: Tuesday-Friday, June 20th-23rd - 8:30-4:00

Days #6-10: Monday-Friday, June 26th-30th - 8:30-4:00


*View the detailed brochure linked below for In-Person Foundations dates.


Location: Carolina Day School Campus, Asheville, NC (map)


Key Learning Center Live Online Foundations and Associate 2023 Course Dates:

Beginning in July 2023


View the 2023 Associate and Foundations Brochure below for full details, dates, and cost 


Practicum: A required supervised teaching practicum offers teachers and tutors the opportunity to obtain continued support from an experienced OG practitioner while working with a group, class, or one-to-one over a nine- to 24-month period in their own school or clinical setting.

The practicum component is a requirement for course participation and for credentialing at the Certified Academic Language Practitioner Level,  Associate or  Classroom Educator Level

*The practicum is a separate fee from the coursework.


For more information contact Pryor Rayburn at:



For Associate and Foundations Details View the 2023 Brochure:

VIEW Detailed associate and foundations BROCHURE


Ready to Take Your Orton-Gillingham Knowledge to the Next Level?Key Orton-Gillingham: Bridge from Basic to Advanced

OGA Certified Part I / ALTA Therapist Part I 

25-Hour Course

Live Online

June 26-30, 2023

9:00am-2:30pm EST


Please contact Meredith MacKenzie for registration details at:

This course is open to those who have completed an introduction to Orton-Gillingham and/or an Associate level course at Key Learning Center or a similar program.

It provides educators the bridge from basic phonology to higher level language skills.  It includes a review of phonics and basic grammar concepts along with an introduction to the advanced levels of English morphology and writing.

With prior approval, this course is open to middle and high school teachers seeking a background in morphology and structured writing.


For more information contact Meredith MacKenzie at:


For Bridge Details, Dates, and Costs View the 2023 Brochure:

 View DeTAILED Bridge BROchure


Key Learning Center's Accreditation

KLC holds three of the most highly regarded accreditations in the field of dyslexia.


KLC trainers are certified through ALTA.


About becoming Certified as an Orton-Gillingham Teacher or Tutor:

Key Learning Center offers training that is accredited by the major international organizations that accredit high-quality programs meeting rigorous standards.

Certification as an Orton-Gillingham Practitioner or an Academic Language Practitioner comes through these organizations: