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Sequential English Education (SEE).           

Sequential English Education (SEE) is a dyslexia teacher certification training course accredited by the International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMSLEC) and the International Dyslexia Association (IDA). 

Successful Completion of Teaching Level Coursework, Training & Practicum supports application for: C-SLDI, CALP, LDP. Successful Completion of Therapy Level Coursework, Training & Practicum supports application for: C-SLDS, CALT, LDT.  See training requirements below. 

The SEE Program method utilizes structured, multisensory language instruction for teaching phonological awareness / reading decoding / reading comprehension / reading fluency / spelling / morphology / handwriting / written expression / grammar and auditory discrimination & and memory. 

SEE is designed for learners ages 5 to adults diagnosed with dyslexia or at-risk for dyslexia. The program also supports emerging learners and/or learners who are struggling to read, write and spell. In addition, for those who teach in a Montessori classroom, SEE blends easily in the Montessori methods. 

The SEE Program meets Texas House Bill 3298 requirements for an Evidenced-Based Dyslexia Program. SEE Teaching Level training is ASHA approved. 

This course may be taken for graduate level credit as part of the required coursework for the Master of Arts in Teaching through Dallas Baptist University. Get more information about Degree Programs through DBU

For more information, contact Danyle Duke, dduke@shelton.org

In-person training is conducted at the Shelton School in Dallas, TX (map)


Teaching Level Certification Coursework

 Learn more about the SEE Program (PDF)

Registrations handled by Shelton School, for questions please contact Danyle Duke.

Coursework, Practicum and Materials - $3,850

  • 90 hours of coursework (60-hour training and 30-hour training)
  • 60 hours of supervised practicum (minimum)
  • 5 demonstration lessons (minimum)
  • Training and Mentorship provided IMSLEC & ALTA accredited Instructors
  • Minimum 9-month / Maximum 24-month Practicum Completion Timeframe 

Materials: All materials needed to implement the program for learners age 5 to adult are included: 17 manuals, 1 deck, 3 multisensory materials and 2 training binders. For virtual attendees, additional shipping fees may apply. 

Course Description: SEE is an International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMSLEC) accredited and International Dyslexia Association (IDA) accredited course utilizing structured, multisensory language instruction based on the Sequential English Education (SEE) approach for teaching reading decoding/reading comprehension/reading fluency/spelling/ handwriting/written expression/grammar and auditory discrimination & and memory.  SEE is designed for learners ages 5 to adults diagnosed with dyslexia or at-risk for dyslexia.  The program also supports emerging learners and/or learners who are struggling to read, write and spell.  In addition, for those who teach in a Montessori classroom, SEE blends easily in the Montessori methods. 

Certification: Successful completion of all course requirements leads to Shelton Teaching Level Certification in SEE.  Program graduates may then elect to apply for professional membership with the Academic Language Therapy Association (ALTA) at the Certified Academic Language Practitioner (CALP) level or apply for professional membership with the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) at the Certified Structured Literacy/Dyslexia Interventionist (C-SLDI) level.  In the State of Texas, program graduates may elect to apply for licensure as a Licensed Dyslexia Practitioner (LDP). 

Prerequisite: A bachelor's degree is required for Teaching Level certification.

SEE Teaching Level Certification Training - 60 hour training dates

  • Hybrid Training
    • Day 1 - Asynchronous (Opening July 8, 2024)
      • Online Learning Modules to be completed before July 22, 2024. 
    • Days 2-6 - Synchronous (in-person) July 22-26, 2024 (8:30 am - 5:30 pm)
      • ONLINE REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE ON JULY 8, 2024
  • For those interested in Master's degree credit through Dallas Baptist University, this course is listed in the DBU catalogue as DBU EDUC 5340 - Teaching Written Language Skills in a Multisensory Structured Language Approach 
  • Contact Danyle Duke - dduke@shelton.org for more information 

SEE Teaching Level Certification Training - 30 hour training dates

  • Virtual Training - 6 Saturday 1/2 Day Classes 
    • September 14, 2024 (9 am to 1 pm CST)
    • October 5, 2024 (9 am to 1 pm CST)
    • November 9, 2024 (9 am to 1 pm CST)
    • December 7, 2024 (9 am to 1 pm CST)
    • January 11, 2025 (Asynchronous)
    • February 1, 2025 (Asynchronous)

 *There is a 2-hour Virtual (Synchronous) Course Wrap-Up on March 1, 2025 (9 am to 11 am CST)

 

  • Teaching Level Practicum I (DBU EDUC 6340)
    • Required for Certification
    • 5 demonstration lessons (minimum)
    • 60 clinical teaching hours (minimum)
    • Minimum 9-month / Maximum 24-month Practicum Completion Timeframe 

Therapy Level Certification Coursework

 Learn more about the SEE Program (PDF)
 

Registrations handled by Shelton School, for questions please contact Danyle Duke.

Coursework, Practicum and Materials - $3,850

  • 256 hours of coursework 
    • SEE Therapy Level - 56-hour course (DBU EDUC 5341)
    • Diagnosing Learning Different Children: Referral and Testing - 40-hour Virtual training course (DBU EDUC 5344)
    • Therapy Level Saturday Series - 80-hour Hybrid course (DBU EDUC 5342 and DBU EDUC 5343)
  • 700 hours of supervised practicum (minimum) - (DBU EDUC 6341)
  • 10 demonstration lessons (minimum) - (DBU EDUC 6341)
  • Training and Mentorship provided IMSLEC & ALTA accredited Instructors
  • Minimum 2-year/Maximum 5-year Practicum Completion Timeframe

Materials: All materials needed for course participation and materials needed to implement the SEE Advanced Series are provided. 

Course Description: Prior to enrolling in this Therapy Level course, participants must have completed the corresponding Teaching Level course.  The SEE Therapy Level course consists of 56 hours of the required 256 hours of required coursework in the therapeutic analysis of written language disorders (full coursework listed above).  A master's degree is required by the completion of coursework and practicum for certification. 

Certification: Successful completion of all course requirements leads to Shelton Therapy Level Certification in SEE. Program graduates may then elect to apply for professional membership with the Academic Language Therapy Association (ALTA) at the Certified Academic Language Therapist (CALT) level or apply for professional membership with the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) at the Certified Structured Literacy/Dyslexia Specialist (C-SLDS) level.  In the State of Texas, therapy level program graduates may elect to apply for licensure as a Licensed Dyslexia Therapist (LDT). 

Prerequisite: Successful completion of SEE Teaching Level (SEE1)

  • Therapeutic Analysis of Written Language Skills (DBU EDUC 5341)
    • SEE Therapy Level 56-hour training dates
      • See Therapy Level 56-Hour Training Date - Hybrid
        • Day 1 - Asynchronous (Opening July 5, 2024)
          • Online Learning Modules to be completed before July 15, 2024. 
        • Days 2-6 - Synchronous (in-person) July 15-19, 2024
          • ONLINE REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE ON JULY 1, 2024
      • Contact Danyle Duke dduke@shelton.org for more information
  • Diagnosing Learning-Different Children – Referral and Testing (DBU EDUC 5344)
    Participants must have bachelor’s degree. This course will provide an overview of the diagnostic criteria for Mixed Receptive-Expressive Language Disorder, Reading Disorder or dyslexia, and Developmental Coordination Disorder or dysgraphia, the most common learning disabilities, as well as ADHD, one of the most common behavioral difficulties. Participants will be taught the general guidelines for administering some of the psychoeducational tests used to evaluate these difficulties, will practice interpreting testing reports, and will learn what interventions are most appropriate for each disorder. Completion of this course would be part of a degree or licensure/certification plan, but would not qualify the participant to diagnose without further training.
    Course Instructor: Laure Ames, Ph.D.  
    • Option 1: June 3-7, 2024 - REGISTRATION IS FULL, NO MORE SEATS AVAILABLE THIS SESSION 
    • Option 2: July 22-26, 2024 - REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE ON JULY 1, 2024 
  • Therapy Level Practicum II (DBU EDUC 6341)
    • Required for certification
    • 10 demonstration lessons (minimum)
    • 700 clinical teaching hours
    • Minimum 2-year period

This course may be taken for graduate level credit as part of the required coursework for the Master of Arts in Teaching through Dallas Baptist University. Get more information about Degree Programs through DBU.