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Phonological Awareness Virtual



Training Dates

May 30 - 31, 2024


8:00 AM - 3:30 PM ET, 1-Virtual
United States


IMSE's Phonological Awareness Training (12.5 Hours) - Attend this training Virtually using Zoom

The IMSE Phonological Awareness Course is a hands-on, interactive, and personalized class that provides educators with a deeper understanding of phonological awareness and its importance in learning to read. After participating in this training, teachers will understand how to assess and teach phonological awareness to students in all three tiers of RTI. In addition, teachers will evaluate students in alphabet awareness, including letter recognition and sound recognition. This training is also available for on-site staff development.

Upon completing this course, you may apply for 1 hour of graduate credit through Ashland University. 

This course is appropriate for:

  • All teachers who want a deeper understanding of phonological awareness, the importance of orthographic mapping, and phonemic awareness.

Teachers will learn:

  • Current research and the importance of phonological awareness
  • Terminologies such as orthographic mapping, orthographic lexicon, and phonemic awareness
  • Correct production of the 44 sounds of the English language
  • How to assess students in phonemic awareness
  • How to incorporate multi-sensory strategies in activities
  • How to implement one-minute phonemic awareness activities

Materials Provided and shipped:

  • IMSE Phonological Awareness Manual and practice packet
  • Equipped for Reading Success by Dr. David Kilpatrick
  • Tokens
  • Mirror
  • Sounds of the English language online video

Materials you will need:

  • Computer with a camera and sound (an iPhone/iPad or similar devices are not recommended)
  • 3-4 highlighters
  • Sticky notes

**For virtual training, one person per device, per room for this training in order to ensure the quality of the training and full participation. Breakout rooms will be selected at random.

Notes for Virtual Trainings:

  • IMSE Tech support is available Monday-Friday, 9 AM - 5 PM, EST
  • Virtual trainings are run via Zoom. You must create a Zoom account with the email you used to register to access your training. Once your order is paid for, you will receive an email with information to access your training via Zoom. The link to join the Zoom will also be available in your account under "My Trainings." Please follow the directions to avoid a late start on the first day of training.
  • If you are using a Chromebook, you must get the Chromebook app to participate in polls and break out rooms. If you aren’t able to participate, you may be required to submit additional homework.
  • There will be opportunities for questions with your instructor and opportunities for you to partner with others in the class via FaceTime, Google Hangouts, etc.
  • Training supplies will be shipped directly to you. You must submit your desired shipping location at checkout.


Thursday-Friday  8:00-3:30 EST

Day 1 of your training- please login by 7:00 am to ensure that you do not have any tech problems. You will be placed in a waiting room until 8:00 am. 

-Your instructor will discuss how breaks and lunch will fit into your days.

-Plan on 6 hours and 15 minutes of instruction per day.

-Zoom link will be sent out prior to the training.

Register For This Course

Cancellation, No-Show, Make-Up And Transfer Policies:

Cancellations and no shows: If you cancel 15 days or more prior to the start date of your training, you must return any course materials in good condition and you or your district will be charged a $100 cancellation fee. If you cancel 14 days or less prior to the start date of your training, you will be charged a $200 fee plus the cost of return shipment for your materials. If you are a no show for your training once the training has started, your voucher is considered used and will not be refunded. If you do not show for your scheduled training once the training has started, but wish to move to another training date, you will be charged a $400 fee.

Transfers: If you need to transfer your registration to a later training date, IMSE is happy to do that 15 days or more prior to the start date of your original training. Within 14 days of the original training start date,the fee to transfer is $100. If you wish to transfer on the original start date of your training, or later, this is considered a no show and you will be charged $400. If you need to transfer between training course types, you will also be responsible for the cost of return shipment for your original course materials.

Make up days: If a participant needs to make up a day of training, there will be a $100 fee. Additional days will be $150.

The Institute for Multi-Sensory Education reserves the right to cancel. If IMSE must cancel, 100% of the training fee will be refunded.

While IMSE makes every effort to conduct professional learning events on the dates and locations advertised, they are subject to change without prior notice. IMSE reserves the right to change or cancel a professional development event due to low enrollment or factors beyond your control. We will attempt to notify registrants to limit customer inconvenience but we are not liable for any expenses incurred.