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Rosalie Davis

Rosalie Davis received both her M.Ed. and B. S. degrees in special education from The University of Georgia. In 1990, Rosalie began a 28 year career of teaching children and adults with dyslexia at The Schenck School, in Atlanta, Georgia. At Schenck she served a classroom teacher, Director of Admissions, Associate Head of School, and Director of Teacher Training. Rosalie has trained over 1,000 public school and private school teachers using the Orton-Gillingham Approach. She has been a speaker at numerous conferences and workshops around the country. She is a past member of the board of the Georgia branch of the International Dyslexia Association, and has served as both Vice President and President. In 2006 Rosalie received the Atlanta Phoenix Community Service Award from that organization. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators and served on that board from 2003-2017. She served as President of the board of trustees of The Academy from 2008-2014, also serving as Secretary and Treasurer. In 2015, she received the Distinguished Service Award from The Georgia Association of Independent Schools for having served over 25 years in independent school education. She was recently an adjunct professor at the University of West Georgia, teaching in the undergraduate school of education. She has also taught Orton-Gillingham coursework to graduate students at The University of Georgia. Having recently retired from The Schenck School and starting a consulting business on her own, Rosalie continues to provide Orton Gillingham instruction in the forms of teacher training, tutoring, mentoring and consulting. She currently serves on the board of The Alliance for Accreditation and Certification of Dyslexia Specialists.