Arlene Travis

Full NameArlene Travis
AddressToronto, Ontario M4S 1H5
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Phone Number(416) 487-5095
Professional Title
  • Reading/literacy specialist (including tutor)
Educational diplomas/degrees
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Masters Degree
Structured Literacy Training
Organization Training Program/Course name Year taken Classroom/Online # hours coursework # hours practicum
AOGPE Orton Gillingham - Associate Level 2004-2007 Classroom 70
AOGPE Orton Gillingham - Certified 2004-2007 Classroom 100 100
Professional Certifications
  • Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators (AOGPE)
  • Provincial Teaching License
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Professional Services Offered
Instructional services (areas of instruction/intervention/remediation)
  • Reading
  • Spelling
  • Handwriting
  • Written expression
  • Reading comprehension
  • Math
Instructional approaches/programs used
  • Structured Literacy/Orton-Gillingham approach
  • Structured Word Inquiry
  • Other (specify)
Other instructional approaches/programs
  • Fundemental Stategies in Sentence and Paragraph Writing (Sheldon, Schumaker , Sherman)
Other professional services
  • Other assessments (eg. standardized and/or informal)
Populations/age groups served
  • Elementary school age
  • High school age
  • Private clinic/office
  • English
Other information

Arlene Travis is a Certified Orton Gillingham (AOGPE) teacher providing individualized remedial instruction in reading, writing, reading comprehension, spelling and math for children aged 5-16 years. She is an Ontario Certified Teacher (OCT) and has been teaching in the public sector for 25+ years. Arlene is a highly professional and experienced educator with specialized and comprehensive training, specifically for exceptional learners. She develops and implements support for varied subject/content areas. She provides ongoing communication between tutor, parents and school. The OG method is diagnostic, prescriptive and flexible and can be customized for each child. Through ready skill assessments and collection of collateral information (e.g. previous psycho-educational evaluation) lead to a custom-tailored, stimulating , visual, auditory and kinaesthetic program for your child. Learning is transformed from a frustrating to a successful experience! Contact Arlene at

Entry DateMarch 6, 2019