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Wilson Language Training (WLT) Programs

Drexel University School of Education

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Wilson Language Training® (WLT) Programs

Drexel University is a Wilson®️ Accredited Training Partner and proud provider of Fundations®️, Wilson Just Words®️, and the Wilson Reading System®️ (WRS) curricula.

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Available Courses

WRS Introductory Course

This 3-day course is an overview of the Wilson Reading System® and is a prerequisite for WRS Level I Certification. This professional learning is for individuals interested in gaining WRS Level I Certification either working in schools or even tutoring centers.

  • Price: $599 per person

Dates and Times:

  • November 8-10, 2023 Wilson Intro Course 9:00-3:00 pm ET (Severino) virtual 

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WRS Level I Certification (includes practicum)

The WRS Level I Certification course 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. The coursework is completed online. There are five online observations with a Wilson® Certified Trainer in addition to the coursework. 

  • Start Date: October 15, 2023 (must have completed WRS Intro Course by 9/25/23)

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WRS Advanced Strategies for MSL Group Instruction Course

This 3-day course is for those already WRS Level I Certified and looking to provide WRS instruction in groups. This is a prerequisite course to enroll in the WRS Group Mastery Practicum.

  • Price: $599 per person

Dates and Times 

  • October 16-18, 2023 9:00-3:00 pm ET (Frisco) virtual 

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WRS Group Mastery Practicum

This practicum requires successful delivery of a minimum of 50 lessons with an approved group of three to four students reaching WRS Substep 3.1 or higher, and submission of at least three video­ recorded lessons for observation and feedback. You must have your WRS Level I Certification, a Bachelor's Degree in Education (or a related field), and be currently enrolled in (or have already completed) WRS Advanced Strategies for Multisensory Structured Language Group Instruction Course.

  • Price: $1,350

Dates and Times

  • Please check back for future start dates.

WRS Level II Certification Course: Steps 7-12 Practicum

Individuals who have completed Wilson Reading System® (WRS) Level I Certification may seek WRS Level II Certification. This advanced WRS coursework provides in-depth strategies to expand knowledge and practice of the Wilson Reading System. The WRS Steps 7-12 Practicum requires successful delivery of a minimum of 50 full WRS lessons with an approved student, and submission of at least three video lessons for review and feedback which will take place during the 2022-2023 school year.

  • Price: $1,350 per person
  • Please check back for future start dates.

Just Words® Virtual Launch Workshop

This one-day course is for teachers who will be implementing Just Words® for students in grades 4-12 or adults that do not require intensive intervention.

  • Price: $279 per person
  • Please check back for future start dates

Fundations®️ Workshops (Levels K, 1, 2, 3)

Fundations®️ Virtual Launch Workshops (instructor-led) provide the practice and guidance needed to effectively begin teaching the Fundations® curriculum at that level.

  • Price: $279 for individuals and $2,500 for districts
  • If you are a district leader and are interested in offering Fundations®️ Workshops either in person or virtually, please contact Dr. Lori Severino, Wilson®️ Credentialed Trainer and Partner Administrator at

Dates and Times:

  • Please check back for future start dates.