Benefits of Sponsoring a Training

  • Flexible scheduling to accommodate your attendees
  • Full and half-day workshops
  • Week or weekend options
  • Affordable and efficient
  • All staff trained together
  • Discounts based on purchases
  • Group enthusiasm for the teaching strategies being implemented
  • Customized to your organization's curricula and goals
  • Certificates of attendance and contact hours for attendees

Plan Your Own Workshop

You can sponsor a training workshop for your school, district, or organization. Workshops are easy to organize and cost-effective. An experienced workshop coordinator will guide you through the planning process. Handwriting Without Tears® will send a Certified National Workshop Presenter to lead your fun, dynamic, and interactive workshop session—and to address your group's specific needs.

To learn more about sponsoring your own training, call 402.492.2766, or e-mail coordinator@hwtears.com.

Open School and District Workshops

October 2014

October 15, 2014: Milton Keynes, UK
Open Pre-K Readiness & Writing – 2nd Grade Full-Day Workshop

Sponsor: Sensational Kids
Presenter: Tania Ferrandino, OTR/L
Register at www.sensationalkids.ie

October 18, 2014: Dublin, Ireland
Open Pre-K Readiness & Writing – 2nd Grade Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Sensational Kids
Presenter: Tania Ferrandino, OTR/L
Register at www.sensationalkids.ie

Closed Workshops

September 2014

September 23, 2014: Brookline, MA
Closed Kindergarten – 2nd Grade and 3rd Grade Half-Day Workshops
Sponsor: Town of Brookline Schools
Presenter: Terri Foster, OTR/L

September 24, 2014: Medford, OR
Closed Kindergarten – 5th Grade Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Medford SD SPED Dept
Presenter: Erin Dolin, MOT, OTR/L

September 25, 2014: North Syracuse, NY
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: North Syracuse Central SD
Presenter: Terri Foster, OTR/L

September 25, 2014: Washington, DC
Closed Pre-K Literacy & Math Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Metropolitan Nursery School
Presenter: Christine Cridland, OTR/L

September 26, 2014: Renton, WA
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Renton School District
Presenter: Vanessa Silver, M.S., BCET

September 26, 2014: Detroit, MI
Closed Kindergarten – 2nd Grade Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Performance Academies
Presenter: Valerie Zaryczny

September 26, 2014: Baraboo, WI
Closed Pre-K – Kindergarten Full-Day Workshop
Closed 2nd Grade Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Baraboo School District
Presenter: Patty Bunce, OTR

September 26, 2014: Clovis, CA
Closed Pre-K – 1st Grade Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Clovis USD
Presenter: Erin Dolin, MOT, OTR/L

September 27, 2014: Detroit, MI
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing and Literacy & Math Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Gilbert Elementary (Harlandale ISD)
Presenter: Dianna Ruck

September 29, 2014: Truckee, CA
Closed Pre-K – 5th Grade Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Tahoe Truckee USD
Presenter: Vanessa Silver, M.S., BCET

September 29, 2014: Omaha, NE
Closed Kindergarten – 5th Grade Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Ollie Webb Center, Inc.
Presenter: Cathy Van Haute, OTR/L

September 30, 2014: Omaha, NE
Closed Kindergarten – 5th Grade Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Ollie Webb Center, Inc.
Presenter: Cathy Van Haute, OTR/L

October 2014

October 1, 2014: Edison, NJ
Closed Kindergarten - 1st Grade Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Edison Board of Education
Presenter: Christine Cridland, OTR/L

October 1, 2014: Clinton Township, MI
Closed 2nd and 3rd Grade Half-Day Workshops
Sponsor: Chippewa Valley Schools
Presenter: Paula Heinricher, MA, OTR

October 2, 2014: Clinton Township, MI
Closed 2nd and 3rd Grade Half-Day Workshops
Sponsor: Chippewa Valley Schools
Presenter: Paula Heinricher, MA, OTR

October 4, 2014: Colorado Springs, CO
Closed Kindergarten – 1st Grade Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: The DaVinci Academy
Presenter: Dianna Ruck

October 6, 2014: Fall River, MA
Closed Kindergarten Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Atlantis Charter School
Presenter: Terri Foster, OTR/L

October 9, 2014: Oak Harbor, WA
Closed Kindergarten – 2nd and 3–5 Grade Half-Day Workshops
Sponsor: Clovis USD
Presenter: Erin Dolin, MOT, OTR/L

October 10, 2014: Mt. Pleasant, SC
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing – Kindergarten Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: St. Andrew’s Day School
Presenter: Amy Prechel, OTR

October 10, 2014: Bellevue, NE
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Bellevue PS
Presenter: Cathy Van Haute, OTR/L

October 10, 2014: Leon, IA
Closed K – 2nd and 3rd – 5th Grade Half-Day Workshops
Sponsor: Central Decatur CSD
Presenter: Cathy Van Haute, OTR/L

October 10, 2014: Berwyn, PA
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Trinity Preschool of Berwyn
Presenter: Patty Bunce, OTR

October 10, 2014: Verona, NY
Closed Pre-K, Kindergarten – 2nd Grade, and 3rd – 4th Grade Full-Day Workshops (all separate sessions)
Sponsor: Milton PS
Presenter: Diane Eldridge, RN, COTA

October 10, 2014: Carpentersville, IL
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: CUSD 300
Presenter: Margaret (Peggy) Morris, OTD, OTR/L, BCP

October 11, 2014: Appleton, WI
Closed Pre-K – 2nd Grade Workshop (2 half-day sessions)
Sponsor: Wisconsin Occupational Therapy Assn
Presenter: Christina Bretz, OTR/L

October 11, 2014: Exton, PA
Closed Kindergarten – 5th Grade Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Austill's Rehabilitation Services, Inc.
Presenter: Patty Bunce, OTR

October 13, 2014: Rancho Cordova, CA
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing and Math Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Medford SD SPED Dept
Presenter: Erin Dolin, MOT, OTR/L

October 14, 2014: Wappinger Falls, NY
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing Workshop (2 half-day sessions)
Sponsor: Astor Services for Children & Families
Presenter: Christine Cridland, OTR/L

October 17, 2014: Louisville, KY
Closed Christian Academy of Louisville Workshop
Sponsor: Christian Academy of Louisville
Presenter: Christina Bretz, OTR/L

October 17, 2014: Jackson Heights, NY
Closed Pre-K – 3rd Grade Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Renaissance Charter School
Presenter: Amy Prechel, OTR

October 20, 2014: Clarion, PA
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Riverview IU #6
Presenter: Paula Heinricher, MA, OTR

October 24, 2014: Memphis, TN
Closed Pre-K – 5th Grade Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Shelby County Schools Department of Exceptional Children 
Presenter: Todd Misura, OTR/L

October 24, 2014: Clarkesville, GA
Closed Kindergarten – 2nd Grade and 3rd – 4th Grade Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Habersham County Schools
Presenter: Valerie Zaryczny

October 27, 2014: Concord, NC
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Mary Frances Wall Center (Cabarrus Cty School)
Presenter: Denise Donica, DHS, OTR/L, BCP

October 29, 2014: Grand Junction, CO
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing – Literacy & Math Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Mesa Cty Valley SD S-1 Early Childhood Department
Presenter: Dianna Ruck

October 30, 2014: Cary, NC
Closed Handwriting Assessment Workshop
Sponsor: Wake County Public School System
Presenter: Peter Giroux, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

October 31, 2014: Cary, NC
Closed Kindergarten – 5th Grade Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Wake County Public School System
Presenter: Peter Giroux, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

October 31, 2014: Ithaca, MI
Closed Kindergarten – 3rd Grade Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: South Elementary Schools
Presenter: Valerie Zaryczny

November 2014

November 3, 2014: Depew, NY
Closed Readiness & Writing – 2nd Grade Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Cantalician Center for Learning
Presenter: Terri Foster, OTR/L

November 4, 2014: Holyoke, MA
Closed Kindergarten – 3rd Grade Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Holyoke Public Schools
Presenter: Amy Prechel, OTR

November 4, 2014: Lawrence, MA
Closed Pre-K – 2nd Grade Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: James F Hennessey School
Presenter: Meghan Fisher, MS, OTR/L

November 4, 2014: Rego Park, NY
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Thera Care
Presenter: Cheryl Lundy-Swift, M.Ed.

November 4, 2014: New York, NY
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing and Literacy & Math Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Birch Family Services
Presenter: Roxanne Thompson

November 8, 2014: Zagreb, Croatia
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing and Literacy & Math Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Croatia Association of OT's
Presenter: Paula Heinricher, MA, OTR

November 8, 2014: Topeka, KS
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Child Care Aware of Eastern Kansas
Presenter: Tracey Sloper

November 9, 2014: Zagreb, Croatia
Closed Kindergarten – 5th Grade Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Croatia Association of OT's
Presenter: Paula Heinricher, MA, OTR

November 11, 2014: Flushing, NY
Closed Pre-K Literacy & Math Half-Day Workshops
Sponsor: Stepping Stone Day School
Presenter: Keith R. Kline, OTR/L

November 15, 2014: Exton, PA
Closed Handwriting Assessment Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Austill's Rehabilitation Services, Inc.
Presenter: Tania Ferrandino, OTR/L

November 17, 2014: Archbold, OH
Closed PreK Readiness & Writing Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Northwest Ohio ESC
Presenter: Valerie Zaryczny

November 18, 2014: Palmdale, CA
Closed Pre-K - 2nd Grade Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Antelope Valley SELPA
Presenter: Vanessa Silver, M.S., BCET

November 24, 2014: Ottawa, ON
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing & Literacy & Math Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Mothercraft Ottawa- OEYC
Presenter: Sarah Matson, OTreg(Ont)

November 24, 2014: Bedford, PA
Closed Pre-K Literacy & Math Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Bedford/Fulton Head Start
Presenter: Paula Heinricher, MA, OTR

November 25, 2014: Ottawa, ON
Closed Kindergarten - 5th Grade Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Mothercraft Ottawa- OEYC
Presenter: Sarah Matson, OTreg(Ont)

November 26, 2014: Ottawa, ON
Closed Handwriting Assessment Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Mothercraft Ottawa- OEYC
Presenter: Sarah Matson, OTreg(Ont)

December 2014

December 5, 2014: Hyannis, MA
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Cape Cod Child Development Program
Presenter: Margaret (Peggy) Morris, OTD, OTR/L, BCP

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