READWS in the News

READWS is in the news!

Check us out in the May issue of Forsyth Family Magazine! 

Upcoming Events

OGI Basic Training Summer 2018
(5 days, 40-hours)

What: 5-Day Yoshimoto Orton Gillingham International training focusing on a data driven, clinical, multi-sensory, phonetic, teacher-guided approach to teaching reading, writing and spelling in whole classroom, small group and one-to-one settings.

For Whom: This class is designed for kindergarten, primary, elementary & middle school classroom teachers, tutors, reading specialists, special ed teachers and home-school parents.

Cost: $750/person – price includes light snacks and all materials

OGI TrainingTrainer: Henri D. Brown, OGI Certified Master Trainer for NC

This training is not affiliated with the Academy of Orton Gillingham Practitioners and Educators. For more information about AOGPE, please visit their website:

Training Dates:

June 25-29, OR July 23-27, OR August 6-10
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. in Winston Salem, NC 27101

*Times may vary slightly 

Space is limited. Call (336) 723-4391 x. 1509 or email to register.


Read Kim Underwood’s article about past Yoshimoto Orton Gillingham training.

Augustine Literacy Project New Tutor Training

Tutor one child. Change two lives. Join the over 150 Augustine tutors in our community who are changing lives, one lesson at a time. READWS will train and support you, giving you and your student the tools for success.

Upcoming training dates:

  • September 2018 Class: 7-day training
    Meets on Sept. 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 12, 14
    Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • October 2018 Class: 7-day training
    Meets on Oct. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 9, 11
    Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Winter 2019 Class: 7-day training
    Meets on Jan. 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, Feb. 1
    Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Workshop fee is $250 for those who commit to tutor a low-income child for at least 60 sessions.

Email Program Manager, Deena Dreyfuss or call  (336)723-4391 EXT. 1509 if you have questions.

Information Session

What is READWS? How can I tutor a child? How can I help improve literacy rates in Forsyth County? How can I make a difference in my own community? Join READWS for an information session to answer these burning questions! 


READWS is offering several dates to attend an information session. Choose which one is best for your schedule, grab a friend, and join us!

Thursday July 12 | 10:00 – 11:00 am | Jerry Long Family YMCA

Tuesday July 31 | 2:30 – 3:30 pm | Miller Park Recreation Center

Wednesday, August 15 | 2:30 – 3:30 pm | Robinhood Road Family YMCA

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