Mary BilgravStructured Literacy/Dyslexia Specialist

CERI Verified Provider

44000 Highway 550
Durango, CO 81301

Phone: (970) 749-5644


Mary BilgravStructured Literacy/Dyslexia Specialist

Provider Bio

M.J. Bilgrav, Executive Director of Durango Mountain and Rocky Mountain Camps; Orton-Gillingham Department Head at The Liberty School.
B.A., B.S. Certified: AOGPE, Certified CERI Structured Literacy Dyslexia Specialist, Durango, CO;
M.J. Bilgrav is a co-founder and executive director of Durango Mountain Camp and Rocky Mountain Camp which are intensive 5 ½ week language immersion programs for diagnosed dyslexic students ages 11 – 16. Both camps are accredited by the Orton-Gillingham Academy. The camps' highly personalized academic programs provide an hour daily of the following: One on one Orton-Gillingham based tutoring, individualized study hall, composition, and oral/silent reading. The camps also provide an outstanding summer experience through an exciting selection of uncommon outdoor pursuits. These challenging activities help develop creativity, enhance self-esteem, foster individual strengths. Before moving to Durango in 1996, MJ was the co-founder and co-director of Pacific Quest Outdoor Adventures which specialized in group outdoor adventure education programs in Hawaii and the Pacific. M.J. has been teaching dyslexic students for the past twenty-six years and conducting Orton-Gillingham trainings for the past ten years. Until recently, she taught English and math at a small private high school that boasted a 60% dyslexic population. She is currently head of the OG tutoring department at The Liberty School in Durango where she also tutors and provides Orton-Gillingham trainings.

Provider Details

  • Accepting New Clients
  • Online Tutorial Service Offered
  • Other Professional Certifications Held: BS, BA