Wilson Reading System® (WRS)
Level I Certification
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The WRS Level I Certification program is designed to prepare teachers to effectively implement WRS Steps 1-6 with students who are reading and spelling below grade level, as well as those diagnosed with a language-based learning disability, such as dyslexia. It consists of two components: 1) the WRS Intensive Instruction for the Non-Responsive Reader (Steps 1-6) online course and 2) the WRS Steps 1-6 Practicum.
Completion of WRS Level I Certification makes one eligible to receive the professional credential of Wilson® Dyslexia Practitioner (W.D.P.).
WRS Introductory Course (completed within the last five years); Bachelor’s Degree in Education or a related field.
Individuals have 12 months from the date of enrollment to complete the online course and practicum.
Practicum with online course, $2900 per participant
Practicum ONLY (avail. only when online course has previously been completed), $1500 per participant
Up to nine graduate credits (optional) are available through Fitchburg State University, Fitchburg, MA, upon completion of course requirements. Please see Process for Graduate Credit on the Wilson Language website for details.
For more details on WRS Level I Certification, visit the Wilson Language Training® website.
Specific questions regarding the Practicum can be addressed by Wilson® Credentialed Trainer, firstname.lastname@example.org.