Assistant Director of the Orton-Gillingham Institute
Amy Ducey, M.Ed., a Fellow in Training of the prestigious Orton-Gillingham Academy, is the Assistant Director of the Orton-Gillingham Institute. She provides training at the Orton-Gillingham Classroom Educator, Associate, and Certified levels, in addition to various literacy workshops and webinars. She teaches graduate-level courses and has created curriculum and assessment materials for universal screening and progress monitoring. She is the lead author of Orton-Gillingham for the K–2 Classroom: Weekly Guide and Universal Assessment, Second Edition.
Amy speaks regularly at national conferences about effective district-wide training and the importance of aligning classroom assessment and instruction. Amy was instrumental in adapting the Stern Center’s Orton-Gillingham Institute to be a leader in online OG training. Amy has worked as a literacy coach, reading interventionist, and a kindergarten teacher for over a decade. She also has extensive experience as an early education provider. Amy holds a master’s degree in Education from Southern New Hampshire University. Her bachelor’s degree is in Elementary Education from Johnson State College.
Amy is passionate about helping teachers understand the importance of explicit, systematic, and sequential reading instruction.