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 10, 2015: Kildare Town, Dublin, Ireland
October 16, 2015: Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Pre-K Readiness & Writing – 2nd Grade Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Sensational Kids
Presenter: Tania Ferrandino, OTR/L
Register Online
For more information contact: info@sensationalkids.ie
Phone: from UK phone +353 45 520900 or from Ireland phone 045 520900

Closed Workshops

June 2015

June 1, 2015: McAllen, TX
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing and Literacy & Math Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: First United Methodist Church Day School
Presenter: Katrina Erickson, OTR

June 3, 2015: Fresno, CA
Closed Kindergarten Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Fresno USD
Presenter: Erin Dolin, MOT, OTR/L

June 4, 2015: Fort Yates, NJ
Closed Kindergarten – 5th Grade Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Standing Rock Elementary School
Presenter: Patti Schutte

June 4, 2015: Jasper, IN
Closed Kindergarten - 5th Grade Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Southern Indiana Education Center.
Presenter: Christina Bretz, OTR/L

June 5, 2015: Jasper, IN
Closed Pencils to Keyboards Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Southern Indiana Education Center.
Presenter: Christina Bretz, OTR/L

June 6, 2015: Wexford, PA
Closed PreK R&W half day workshop
Sponsor: The Goddard School
Presenter: Paula Heinricher, MA, OTR

June 8, 2015: Grand Island, NY
Closed Kindergarten Workshop (two half day sessions)
Sponsor: Grand Island Central Schools
Presenter: Paula Heinricher, MA, OTR

June 9, 2015: Kingston, MA
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing and Literacy & Math Center-Based Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Silver Lake Regional SD
Presenter: Margaret (Peggy) Morris, OTD, OTR/L, BCP

June 9, 2015: Mansfield, TX
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing – Kindergarten Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Mansfield ISD
Presenter: Roxanne Thompson

June 9, 2015: Sherman, NY
Closed Kindergarten – 2nd and 3rd – 4th Full-Day/Half-Day Workshops
Sponsor: Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES
Presenter: Paula Heinricher, MA, OTR

June 9, 2015: Tiffin, OH
Closed Kindergarten – 2nd Full-Day Workshop and 3rd Grade Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Tiffin City Schools
Presenter: Valerie Zaryczny, OTR/L

June 10, 2015: San Antonio, TX
Closed Pre-K Readiness – Kindergarten and 1st – 5th Grade Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Northside ISD
Presenter: Katrina Erickson, OTR

June 10, 2015: Locust Valley, NY
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing – Kindergarten Half-Day and 1st – 4th Grade Half-Day Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Friends Academy
Presenter: Cheryl Lundy-Swift, M.Ed.

June 11, 2015: Greenwood Village, CO
Closed Pre-K Readiness and Writing Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: WHEE Preschool
Presenter: Dianna Ruck, OTR

June 13, 2015: Richland, WA
Closed Pre-K Literacy & Math and Kindergarten – 2nd Grade Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Down Syndrome Assoc. of the Mid-Columbia (DSAMC)
Presenter: Suzanne Asherson, OTD, MA

June 15, 2015: Fresno, CA
Closed Kindergarten Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Fresno USD
Presenter: Erin Dolin, MOT, OTR/L

June 16, 2015: Westmont, IL
Closed Kindergarten - 2nd Grade w/ KSC and 3rd Grade (Half-Day Sessions)
Sponsor: Maercker District #60
Presenter: Todd Misura, OTR/L

June 16, 2015: Bloomingdale, IL
Closed Deeper Dive K – 3rd Grade and KWT Half-Day Workshops
Sponsor: CCSD93
Presenter: Tania Ferrandino, OTR/L

June 22, 2015: Chicago, IL
Closed Kindergarten – 2nd Grade and 3rd – 4th Grade Half-Day Workshops
Sponsor: Chicago Public Schools
Presenter: Margaret (Peggy) Morris, OTD, OTR/L, BCP

June 22, 2015: Victoria, TX
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing and Kindergarten – 2nd Grade Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Norman PS
Presenter: Katrina Erickson, OTR

June 23, 2015: Toronto, Ontario
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: TFS International School of Canada
Presenter: Lindsay Amey, MSc (OT), OT Reg (Ont)

June 25, 2015: Springtown, TX
Closed Kindergarten – 3rd Grade Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Springtown ISD
Presenter: Roxanne Thompson

June 25, 2015: Westmont, IL
Closed Kindergarten - 2nd Grade w/ KSC and 3rd Grade (Half-Day Sessions)
Sponsor: Maercker District #60
Presenter: Todd Misura, OTR/L

June 29, 2015: Little Rock, AR
Closed Kindergarten Workshop (Two Half-Day Sessions)
Sponsor: Pulaski County School District
Presenter: Paula Heinricher, MA, OTR

June 30, 2015: Little Rock, AR
Closed 1st – 2nd Grade Workshop (Two Half-Day Sessions)
Sponsor: Pulaski County School District
Presenter: Paula Heinricher, MA, OTR

July 2015

July 8, 2015: Toledo, OH
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing and Literacy & Math Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: West Side Montessori
Presenter: Valerie Zaryczny, OTR/L

July 9, 2015: Toledo, OH
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing and Literacy & Math Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: West Side Montessori
Presenter: Valerie Zaryczny, OTR/L

July 20, 2015: Edna, TX
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing – 5th Grade Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Edna ISD
Presenter: Katrina Erickson, OTR

July 20, 2015: Harrisonburg, VA
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing and Literacy & Math Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Harrisonburg City Public Schools
Presenter: Meghan Fisher, MS, OTR/L

July 22, 2015: Commack, NY
Closed Pre-K Literacy & Math Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Building Blocks Developmental Preschool
Presenter: Cheryl Lundy-Swift, M.Ed.

July 28, 2015: Pampa, TX
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing – Kindergarten Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: St. Matthew's Episcopal Day School
Presenter: Roxanne Thompson

July 29, 2015: Little Rock, AR
Closed 3rd – 5th Grade Workshop (Two Half-Day Sessions)
Sponsor: Pulaski County School District
Presenter: Paula Heinricher, MA, OTR

July 30, 2015: Little Rock, AR
Closed 3rd – 5th Grade Workshop (Two Half-Day Sessions)
Sponsor: Pulaski County School District
Presenter: Paula Heinricher, MA, OTR

July 30, 2015: Round Rock, TX
Closed Kindergarten – 2nd Half-Day and 3rd Grade Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Round Rock ISD
Presenter: Roxanne Thompson

August 2015

August 3, 2015: Ontario, CA
Closed Pre-K – 2nd Grade Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Lincoln Elementary School
Presenter: Vanessa Silver, M.S., BCET

August 3, 2015: Gretna, NE
Closed Kindergarten – 2nd Grade and 3rd – 5th Grade Full-Day/Half-Day Workshops
Sponsor: Gretna PS
Presenter: Cathy Van Haute, OTR/L

August 3, 2015: Williamson, WV
Closed Kindergarten – 2nd w/ KSC and KWT Two Half-Day Workshops
Sponsor: Mingo County Schools
Presenter: Margaret (Peggy) Morris, OTD, OTR/L, BCP

August 4, 2015: Williamson, WV
Closed 3rd Grade w/ KWT Two Half-Day Workshops
Sponsor: Mingo County Schools
Presenter: Margaret (Peggy) Morris, OTD, OTR/L, BCP

August 4, 2015: Bloomingdale, IL
Closed Deeper Dive K – 3rd Grade and KWT Half-Day Workshops
Sponsor: CCSD93
Presenter: Tania Ferrandino, OTR/L

August 4, 2015: Columbia, SC
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing and Math Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Clemson Road CDC/Richland SD #760
Presenter: Cathy Van Haute, OTR/L

August 4, 2015: Houston, TX
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Galena Park ISD
Presenter: Amy Prechel, OTR

August 5, 2015: Jacksonville, AR
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Pulaski County Special SD PreK
Presenter: Paula Heinricher, MA, OTR

August 5, 2015: Gonzales, TX
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing Center-Based and K-1st Grade Deeper Dive Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Gonzales, TX
Presenter: Erin Dolin, MOT, OTR/L

August 5, 2015: San Antonio, TX
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing (w/ L&M overview) Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Northside ISD
Presenter: Amy Prechel, OTR

August 6, 2015: San Antonio, TX
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing (w/ L&M overview) Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Northside ISD
Presenter: Amy Prechel, OTR

August 6, 2015: Little Rock, AR
Closed Kindergarten – 5th Grade Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Pulaski County School District
Presenter: Paula Heinricher, MA, OTR

August 6, 2015: East Helena, MT
Closed Pre-K – 2nd Grade and 3rd Grade Half-Day Workshops
Sponsor: Prickly Pear Cooperative
Presenter: Vanessa Silver, M.S., BCET

August 11, 2015: Las Vegas, NV
Closed PreK R&W half day workshop
Sponsor: Temple Beth Shalom Preschool
Presenter: Dianna Ruck, OTR

August 12, 2015: Sarasota, FL
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing Two Half-Day Sessions
Sponsor: Children First, Inc.
Presenter: Cheryl Lundy-Swift, M.Ed.

August 12, 2015: Altoona, WI
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing and K-2nd Half-Day Workshops
Sponsor: Altoona SD
Presenter: Christine Cridland, OTR/L

August 13, 2015: Jonesboro, AR
Closed Kindergarten - 2nd and 3rd Grade Half-Day Sessions
Sponsor: Valley View Public Schools
Presenter: Peter Giroux, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

August 14, 2015: Manitowec, WI
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing and Literacy & Math Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: CESA 7 Head Start
Presenter: Valerie Zaryczny, OTR/L

August 14, 2015: Denver, CO
Closed Kindergarten – 3rd Grade Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Wyatt Academy Charter School
Presenter: Dianna Ruck, OTR

August 14, 2015: Beatrice, NE
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing and Literacy & Math Full-Day Workshops
Sponsor: Educational Service Unit 5
Presenter: Cathy Van Haute, OTR/L

August 14, 2015: Norman, OK
Closed Kindergarten Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Norman PS
Presenter: Katrina Erickson, OTR

August 17, 2015: Coeur d' Alene, ID
Closed Kindergarten – 2nd Grade Two Half-Day Sessions
Sponsor: Coeur d' Alene School District
Presenter: Vanessa Silver, M.S., BCET

August 17, 2015: Denver, CO
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing and Kindergarten Full-Day/Half-Day Sessions
Sponsor: Mapleton PS
Presenter: Valerie Zaryczny, OTR/L

August 18, 2015: Laramie, WY
Closed Kindergarten – 2nd Grade HWT and 3rd – 4th KWT Half-Day Workshops
Sponsor: Albany Cty SD #1
Presenter: Dianna Ruck, OTR

August 18, 2015: Coeur d' Alene, ID
Closed 3rd – 5th Grade Two Half-Day Sessions
Sponsor: Coeur d' Alene School District
Presenter: Vanessa Silver, M.S., BCET

August 18, 2015: Minot, ND
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing and Literacy & Math Full-Day Workshops
Sponsor: Minot Head Start
Presenter: Cathy Van Haute, OTR/L

August 18, 2015: Breckenridge, TX
Closed Kindergarten – 5th Grade Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Breckenridge ISD
Presenter: Melissa McHugh

August 18, 2015: San Antonio, TX
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing and Literacy & Math Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Carvajal Early Childhood Education Center
Presenter: Paula Heinricher, MA, OTR

August 19, 2015: Pacoima, CA
Closed 1st Grade with Kindergarten Overview Workshop
Sponsor: Pacoima Charter School
Presenter: Vanessa Silver, M.S., BCET

August 19, 2015: Austin, TX
Closed Kindergarten – 2nd and 3rd – 5th Half-Day Workshops
Sponsor: Eanes ISD
Presenter: Paula Heinricher, MA, OTR

August 19, 2015: Washington, DC
Closed Pre-K – Kindergarten Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Cedar Tree Academy PCS
Presenter: Todd Misura, OTR/L

August 19, 2015: Eau Claire, WI
Closed SDK – 3rd Grade and PreK Readiness & Writing Half-Day Workshops
Sponsor: Eau Claire Area
Presenter: Patty Bunce, OTR

August 19, 2015: Victoria, TX
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing and Math Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Victoria ISD
Presenter: Roxanne Thompson

August 19, 2015: Victoria, TX
Closed Kindergarten – 2nd Grade and 3rd – 4th Grade Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Victoria ISD
Presenter: Katrina Erickson, OTR

August 19, 2015: Federal Way, WA
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing and Math Full-Day Center-Based Workshop
Sponsor: Federal Way Public Schools
Presenter: Christina Bretz, OTR/L

August 20, 2015: Lynnwood, WA
Closed Kindergarten Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Edmonds PS
Presenter: Suzanne Asherson, OTD, MA

August 20, 2015: Rosenberg, TX
Closed 1st - 3rd Grade and Deeper Dive Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Lamar Consolidated ISD
Presenter: Amy Prechel, OTR

August 20, 2015: Cortez, CO
Closed Kindergarten Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Montezuma – Cortez SD RE-1
Presenter: Vanessa Silver, M.S., BCET

August 20, 2015: Huffman, TX
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing and Kindergarten – 2nd Advanced Implementation Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Huffman ISD
Presenter: Paula Heinricher, MA, OTR

August 20, 2015: Clinton, IA
Closed Kindergarten – 1st Grade Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Clinton Community School District
Presenter: Carol Rushing-Carr, MOT, OTR/L

August 24, 2015: Brookville, PA
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing and Literacy & Math Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Jefferson – Clarion Head Start, Inc.
Presenter: Tania Ferrandino, OTR/L

August 24, 2015: Forest Lake, MN
closed K-2nd grade half day workshop
Sponsor: Forest Lake Area Schools
Presenter: Patty Bunce, OTR

August 25, 2015: Alexandria, VA
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Alexandria Preschool Directors
Presenter: Christine Cridland, OTR/L

August 27, 2015: Piscataway, NJ
Closed PreK R&W-Kindergarten
Sponsor: Lightbridge Academy
Presenter: Patty Bunce, OTR

August 27, 2015: Holyoke, MA
Closed Kindergarten – 3rd Grade Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Holyoke Public Schools
Presenter: Margaret (Peggy) Morris, OTD, OTR/L, BCP

August 27, 2015: Bethesda, MD
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing and Kindergarten – 2nd Grade Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: The Harbor School
Presenter: Todd Misura, OTR/L

August 28, 2015: Cripple Creek, CO
Closed Kindergarten – 3rd Grade Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Cresson ES
Presenter: Patty Bunce, OTR

August 28, 2015: Solana Beach, CA
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing and Literacy & Math Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Solana Beach Presbyterian Preschool
Presenter: Vanessa Silver, M.S., BCET

August 31, 2015: Bettendorf, IA
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing and Literacy & Math Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Our Savior Lutheran Preschool
Presenter: Cathy Van Haute, OTR/L

September 2015

September 1, 2015: Casper, WY
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing and Literacy & Math Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Wyoming Child & Family Development, Inc.
Presenter: Dianna Ruck, OTR

September 2, 2015: Chicago, IL
Closed Pre-K – 2nd Grade Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Latin School of Chicago
Presenter: Amy Prechel, OTR

September 3, 2015: Chicago, IL
Closed 3rd Grade Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Latin School of Chicago
Presenter: Amy Prechel, OTR

September 3, 2015: East Grand Forks, MN
Closed Kindergarten – 2nd Grade and 3rd - 5th Grade Half-Day Workshops
Sponsor: East Grand Forks PS
Presenter: Cathy Van Haute, OTR/L

September 3, 2015: Elizabeth, NJ
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing Workshop (Two Half-Day Sessions)
Sponsor: Elizabeth PS
Presenter: Terri Foster, OTR/L

September 3, 2015: Union, NJ
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Union Township SD
Presenter: Cheryl Lundy-Swift, M.Ed.

September 3, 2015: Toronto, Canada
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing and Literacy & Math Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Gan Shalom Preschool
Presenter: Sarah Matson, OTreg(Ont)

September 4, 2015: Franklin, TN
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing and Literacy & Math Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Never Grow Up, Inc.
Presenter: Christina Bretz, OTR/L

September 8, 2015: Nashville, TN
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Casa Azafran and Bordeaux Early Learning Center
Presenter: Carol Rushing-Carr, MOT, OTR/L

September 12, 2015: Oklahoma City, OK
Closed Kindergarten – 5th Grade Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Down Syndrome Association of Central Oklahoma
Presenter: Roxanne Thompson

September 14, 2015: Gillette, WY
Closed Kindergarten – 2nd Grade and 3rd – 5th Grade Full-Day/Half-Day Workshops
Sponsor: Campbell County School District
Presenter: Vanessa Silver, M.S., BCET

September 24, 2015: New York, NY
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing and Literacy & Math Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Lightouse Guild Child Development Center
Presenter: Cheryl Lundy-Swift, M.Ed.

October 2015

Octber 1, 2015: Lethbridge, Alberta
Closed Kindergarten and Kindergarten – 2nd Grade Full and Half-Day Sessions
Sponsor: Southern Alberta PD Consortium
Presenter: Lindsay Amey, MSc (OT), OT Reg (Ont)

October 2, 2015: La Vista, NE
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing and Literacy & Math Workshop
Sponsor: ESU #3
Presenter: Cathy Van Haute, OTR/L

October 7, 2015: Norman, OK
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Norman PS
Presenter: Tracy Sloper

October 12, 2015: Englewood, NJ
Closed Pre-K Math Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: D A Quarles Early Childhood Center
Presenter: Cheryl Lundy-Swift, M.Ed.

October 15, 2015: Houston, TX
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing and Literacy & Math Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: ESC Region 4- TX
Presenter: Katrina Erickson, OTR

October 22, 2015: Richland, WA
Closed Kindergarten Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Richland School District
Presenter: Vanessa Silver, M.S., BCET

November 2015

November 12, 2015: Camarillo, CA
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing – 2nd Grade Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Ventura County SELPA
Presenter: Suzanne Asherson, OTD, MA

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