Professional Learning

Wilson® Professional Credentials

Wilson® Professional Credentials recognize the importance of ongoing development in the field of reading instruction and high standards of practice within the Wilson community. Our policy to provide only a list of Wilson Reading System® (WRS) certified individuals who are currently credentialed as a Wilson® Dyslexia Practitioner (W.D.P.) or Wilson® Dyslexia Therapist (W.D.T.) is our way of assuring the integrity of the program.

How to claim Wilson Professional Credentials

For step-by-step instructions on how to claim your Wilson Professional Credentials or track earned Wilson Professional Learning Credits (WPLC) in our online systems, please watch these videos. Then log into Wilson Academy®  to put that knowledge into action.

Tracking your progress

Learn how to easily keep track of your completed continuing education activities and monitor your progress toward renewing your credential with our user-friendly tracking system.

Renewing Wilson Professional Credentials

Effortlessly record your completed activities, ensuring you meet all requirements and stay on track for a smooth renewal process. 

Free and low-cost opportunities to earn Wilson® Professional Learning Credits

Wilson is happy to provide the following list of free and low-cost professional learning offerings as means to earn Wilson Professional Learning Credits. Please be sure to secure a certificate of attendance for any completed activities.

Professional learning events and activities specific to programs and curricula, other than Wilson programs, are not eligible for professional learning credits. WLT is not the provider for some webinars and presentations listed below (“third-party content”). These are recommended by, but are not proprietary to, WLT. WLT is not responsible for the accuracy, reliability, or copyright compliance of third-party content. When following the links, you will be exiting WLT’s website and will be subject to the terms and privacy policy of that website.

Nora Schlesinger
Wilson Professional Learning
Promoting Inclusion and Equitable Literacy Instruction for Individuals with Dyslexia (2 Wilson Credits)

Presented by Nora Schlesinger, Director of Literacy Education / Wilson Language Training

  • Provider: Wilson Language Training
  • Availability: Not Specified
  • Cost: No Cost
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Recognized Provider
2024 Symposium – The Intersection of Reading and Writing

Presented by Various

  • Provider: AIM Institute for Learning & Research®
  • Availability: 3/11/24
  • Cost: No Cost
Nora Schlesinger
Wilson Professional Learning
Understanding the Science of Reading: What It Is and Why It Matters (2 Wilson Credits)

Presented by Nora Schlesinger, Director of Literacy Education / Wilson Language Training

  • Provider: Wilson Language Training
  • Availability: Not Specified
  • Cost: No Cost
Wilson Professional Learning
2024 Fox Reading Conference

Presented by N/A

  • Provider: Middle Tennessee State University
  • Availability: 3/7/24 – 3/8/24
  • Cost: No Cost
Barbara Wilson
Wilson Professional Learning
Overview of Structured Literacy Instruction and the Updated IDA Graphic (2 Wilson Credits)

Presented by Barbara Wilson, Founder / Wilson Language Training

  • Provider: Wilson Language Training
  • Availability: Not Specified
  • Cost: No Cost
Dee Rosenberg
Wilson Professional Learning
The Role of Executive Function in the Acquisition of Literacy (2 Wilson credits)

Presented by Dee Rosenberg, Senior Director of Literacy Solutions and Educator Success; Nora Schlesinger, Director of Literacy Education / Wilson Language Training; Nanci K. Shepardson M.S.Ed., Ed.S. W.D.P., Director of Accessibility and Assistive Technology Solutions, Wilson Language Training

  • Provider: Wilson Language Training
  • Availability: Not Specified
  • Cost: No Cost
Nora Schlesinger
Wilson Professional Learning
Dyslexia: The Need for Evidence-Based Instruction and Intervention (2 Wilson Credits)

Presented by Nora Schlesinger, Director of Literacy Education / Wilson Language Training

  • Provider: Wilson Language Training
  • Availability: Not Specified
  • Cost: No Cost
Barbara Wilson
Wilson Professional Learning
Orthographic Mapping: How Research Informs Spelling Instruction in the Classroom (3 Wilson Credits)

Presented by Barbara Wilson, Founder / Wilson Language Training

  • Provider: Wilson Language Training
  • Availability: Not Specified
  • Cost: No Cost
Connie Steigerwald
Wilson Professional Learning
Getting It Right – Phonemic Awareness and Word Study Instruction (1 Wilson Credit)

Presented by Connie Steigerwald, Sr. Director of Partner Development/Literacy Advisor / Wilson Language Training

  • Provider: Wilson Language Training
  • Availability: Not Specified
  • Cost: No Cost
Deanna Fogarty
Wilson Professional Learning
Wilson Comprehensive Word Study: Parts 1 & 2 (2 Wilson Credits)

Presented by Deanna Fogarty, Vice President of Curriculum and Professional Learning / Wilson Language Training

  • Provider: Wilson Language Training
  • Availability: Not Specified
  • Cost: No Cost
Barbara Wilson
Wilson Professional Learning
WRS Block 3: Advanced Goals for Reading Success Parts 1 & 2 (3 Wilson Credits)

Presented by Barbara Wilson, Founder / Wilson Language Training

  • Provider: Wilson Language Training
  • Availability: Not Specified
  • Cost: No Cost
Barbara Wilson
Wilson Professional Learning
Advanced Orthographic Mapping (4 Wilson Credits)

Presented by Barbara Wilson, Founder / Wilson Language Training

  • Provider: Wilson Language Training
  • Availability: Not Specified
  • Cost: No Cost
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Recognized Provider
AIM Institute for Learning & Research® Literacy Webinars

Presented by Various

  • Provider: AIM Institute for Learning & Research®
  • Availability: 3/11/24
  • Cost: No Cost
Nanci Shepardson
Wilson Professional Learning
Technology Tools that Support Executive Functioning Skills (1 Wilson Credit)

Presented by Nanci King Shepardson, Senior Educational Technologist/Wilson Language Training

  • Provider: Wilson Language Training
  • Availability: Not Specified
  • Cost: No Cost
Nanci Shepardson
Wilson Professional Learning
Using Text-to-Speech, Speech-to-Text, and Word Prediction Tools to Facilitate Work Completion (1 Wilson Credit)

Presented by Nanci King Shepardson, Senior Educational Technologist/Wilson Language Training

  • Provider: Wilson Language Training
  • Availability: Not Specified
  • Cost: No Cost
Nanci Shepardson
Wilson Professional Learning
Which Technologies Support Students with Learning Disabilities? (1 Wilson Credit)

Presented by Nanci King Shepardson, Senior Educational Technologist/Wilson Language Training

  • Provider: Wilson Language Training
  • Availability: Not Specified
  • Cost: No Cost
Nanci Shepardson
Wilson Professional Learning
Empower All Learners to Acquire and Develop a Digital Voice (1 Wilson Credit)

Presented by Nanci King Shepardson, Senior Educational Technologist/Wilson Language Training

  • Provider: Wilson Language Training
  • Availability: Not Specified
  • Cost: No Cost
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Recognized Provider
The Dyslexia Foundation – When written language gets jumbled: Influence of executive functions on reading and writing

Presented by Bonnie Singer, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

  • Provider: The Dyslexia Foundation
  • Availability: Not Specified
  • Cost: No Cost
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Recognized Provider
The Dyslexia Foundation – Tangled in a web of words: Oral language and executive functions

Presented by Anthony Bashir, Ph.D.

  • Provider: The Dyslexia Foundation
  • Availability: Not Specified
  • Cost: No Cost
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Recognized Provider
The Dyslexia Foundation – Executive Functions: Lessons learned from COVID-19 and Implications for Designing Remote Teaching

Presented by Ben Powers, DBA

  • Provider: The Dyslexia Foundation
  • Availability: Not Specified
  • Cost: No Cost
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Recognized Provider
The Dyslexia Foundation – Assessment of Executive Functions with a focus on implications for academic success

Presented by Vincent P. Culotta, Ph. D., ABN

  • Provider: The Dyslexia Foundation
  • Availability: Not Specified
  • Cost: No Cost
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Recognized Provider
The Dyslexia Foundation – Neurobiological Foundations of Executive Functions and Implications for Reading and Writing

Presented by Dr. Laurie Cutting

  • Provider: The Dyslexia Foundation
  • Availability: Not Specified
  • Cost: No Cost
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Recognized Provider
The Dyslexia Foundation – Neurobiological Foundations of Executive Functions and Implications for Reading and Writing
  • Provider: International Dyslexia Association
  • Availability: Not Specified
  • Cost: Varies
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Recognized Provider
Literacy Champions Symposium Webinars: Session 1 & 2
  • Provider: Stern Center for Language and Learning
  • Availability: Not Specified
  • Cost: $40.00 Each
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Self-Reported
Reading with TLC Webinars
  • Provider: Stern Center for Language and Learning
  • Availability: Not Specified
  • Cost: Varies
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Recognized Provider
8th Annual Research to Practice Symposium – The Role of Resiliency in the Classroom: Why Not All Children

Presented by Various

  • Provider: AIM Institute for Learning & Research®
  • Availability: Not specified
  • Cost: No Cost