Professional Development

We help educators raise the bar of their teaching practice.

Orton-Gillingham Tutor Training

Orton-Gillingham Instructor Training (Course + Practicum)

This AOGPE-certified course consists of high-quality training in structured, multisensory language instruction, followed by an optional practicum. By taking this course you will learn to unlock the code of language for struggling readers.

Learn More Apply Now

1-2 Day Workshops

We offer professional development workshops at Fraser Academy, and at schools or other organizations by request.

Format: One-Day Workshop
Date: View Calendar or Contact Us to host at your organization.

Executive Function and the Brain Workshop

This training consists of a combination of theoretical approaches and practical strategies to support students with executive function challenges to succeed in school and in life. This course will empower you to guide students in the process of seeing tasks through from beginning to end, self-regulating their behaviour and emotions, and understanding the strategies needed to optimize their learning.
Learn More Apply Now

Format: One-Day Workshop
Date: View Calendar or Contact Us to host at your organization.

RX 4 Math

This course is certified by the National Institute for Learning Development (NILD) and provides specialized training in mediating multisensory instruction for students who struggle in mathematics. Through this course, you will learn to develop solid number sense and numeracy skills in your students to ensure they have the strong foundation needed to optimize learning in mathematics.

Course dates TBD. Contact Erin Kline at with your expression of interest.

Format: One-Day Workshop
Date: View Calendar or Contact Us to host at your organization.

The Writing Process Workshop

This workshop combines the theory and practice of how to facilitate the writing process with a structured, sequential, and multisensory approach. Educators completing this course will gain a better understanding of the relationship between writing and the brain. This workshop will help educators provide students of varying ability levels with meaningful and accessible strategies to complete the writing process.
Learn More Apply Now

Hosted at Fraser Academy


Format: 5-Day Training
Online and In-Person options available.
Date: August 10-14, 2020

Positive Education Certification

The Positive Education Certification (PEC Programâ„¢) is a five day training program by the Center for Positive Education, hosted by Fraser Academy. The PEC Program draws on tenants of wellbeing science, including Positive Psychology, Positive Education, Neuroscience and Integrative Health.

Geared towards K-12 educators, this training equips you to help your students build positive emotions, willpower, grit, emotional regulation, resilience, mindfulness, growth mindsets and strengths.

Learn More

Our Community Education Series presentations are open to the public. Join us!

View dates