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Slingerland Teacher Training

Slingerland Short Classes

The Slingerland® Approach Short Classes focus on specific components of the comprehensive training. They provide practical tools for teachers, parents, or paraprofessionals who work with children who need a multisensory approach to learning.

Slingerland® Short Classes are typically held throughout the year. However, due to Covid-19, some classes have been postponed.

When these 12.5-hour classes resume, they will be held from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Fridays and from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm on Saturdays. Clock hours or Continuing Education hours are available.

Participants can register for these classes online. Click here to register. All classes require a minimum of 8 participants.

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Slingerland Summer Training

Slingerland® Summer Courses are full-day, 4-week, training sessions which include a hands-on teaching practicum. This course will help you be more effective in teaching:

  • Reading fluency
  • Reading comprehension
  • Phonemic awareness
  • Phonics and word recognition
  • Decoding
  • Basic writing skills
  • Handwriting
  • Oral language skills

In this summer course, participants will learn how to present information so the visual, auditory and kinesthetic-tactile pathways are used simultaneously to enhance student academic performance. The Slingerland® Approach is an effective way to make the core curriculum accessible to all students.

2020 Summer Session dates: July 6-31.

Click here to access the 2020 registration form.

All courses are approved for 133 Washington State clock hours or 6 continuing education units. Additional fee applies.

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What participants have said...

"I wish I had done this [course] years ago...I feel this is one of the most beneficial training courses that I have taken." - Mariette

"The training is very intensive, and I highly recommend this summer program. Any reading teacher would benefit from Slingerland training." - Wendy