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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

September 10, 2016: Hobartville, Australia
Open Pre-K R&W – 2nd Grade Workshop
Sponsor: Sensory Tools
Presenter: Christina Bretz, OTR/L
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September 11, 2016: Hobartville, Australia
Open Handwriting Assessment Workshop
Sponsor: Sensory Tools
Presenter: Christina Bretz, OTR/L
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October 20, 2016: Cork, Ireland
Closed Pre-K R&W – 2nd Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Sensational Kids
Presenter: Tania Ferrandino, OTR/L
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October 21, 2016: Kildare Town, Ireland
Open KWT Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Sensational Kids
Presenter: Tania Ferrandino, OTR/L
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October 22, 2016: Johnstown, County Kildare, Ireland
Open Pre-K R&W – 2nd Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Sensational Kids
Presenter: Tania Ferrandino, OTR/L
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October 29, 2016: London, UK
Open Pre-K R&W – 2nd Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Sensational Kids
Presenter: Tania Ferrandino, OTR/L
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Closed Workshops

August 2016

August 30, 2016: Thomasville, GA
Closed KWT Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Thomas County Schools
Presenter: Roxanne Thompson

August 30, 2016: Altoona, WI
Closed 3rd Grade Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Altoona ES
Presenter: Amy Prechel, OTR

August 31, 2016: Waverly, NY
Closed Pre-K R&W – K Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Waverly Central School District
Presenter: Melissa McHugh

August 31, 2016: Arlington, VA
Closed Pre-K R&W Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Arlington PS
Presenter: Diane Eldridge, RN, COTA

August 31, 2016: Zumbrota, MN
Closed Pre-K R&W Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Three Rivers Community Action Head Start
Presenter: Bill Weaver, MOT, OTR/L

August 31, 2016: Bloomfield Hills, MI
Closed Pre-K R&W / K–2nd Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Cranbrook Schools
Presenter: Valerie Zaryczny, OTR/L

August 31, 2016: Fort Plain, NY
Closed Pre-K R&W – 5th Grade Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Harry Hoag Elementary
Presenter: Tracy Sloper

August 31, 2016: Stevensville, MI
Closed K–2 Half-Day Workshop
Closed 3rd Grade Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Lakeshore Public Schools
Presenter: Vanessa Silver, M.S., BCET

September 2016

September 1, 2016: Blackwood, NJ
Closed Kindergarten Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Gloucester Township Public Schools
Presenter: Meghan Fisher, MS, OTR/L

September 1, 2016: Bayville, NJ
Closed Pre-K R&W Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Berkeley Township
Presenter: Cheryl Lundy-Swift, M.Ed.

September 1, 2016: Sayville, NY
Closed Pre-K R&W Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Leeway School
Presenter: Terri Foster, OTR/L

September 1, 2016: Southbridge, MA
Closed Pre-K R&W Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: WCAC Head Start
Presenter: Margaret (Peggy) Morris, OTD, OTR/L, BCP

September 2, 2016: Washington Court House, OH
Closed K–3rd Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Miami Trace Elementary
Presenter: Carol Rushing-Carr, MOT, OTR/L

September 2, 2016: Davidson, NC
Closed Pre-K R&W Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Davidson College Presbyterian Church Preschool
Presenter: Denise Donica, DHS, OTR/L, BCP

September 6, 2016: Topeka, KS
Closed Pre-K Literacy Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Child Care Aware of Eastern Kansas
Presenter: Cathy Van Haute, OTR/L

September 6, 2016: Albany, OR
Closed Kindergarten Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Greater Albany PS
Presenter: Suzanne Asherson, OTD, MA

September 6, 2016: Gillette, WY
Closed K–2 / 3–5 Workshops (split sessions)
Sponsor: Campbell County School District #1
Presenter: Vanessa Silver, M.S., BCET

September 6, 2016: New York, NY
Closed KWT Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Cooke Center for Learning & Development
Presenter: Margaret (Peggy) Morris, OTD, OTR/L, BCP

September 6, 2016: Coon Rapids, MN
Closed Pre-K L&M Half-Day Workshops (two sessions)
Sponsor: Anoka-Hennepin SD
Presenter: Todd Misura, OTR/L

September 7, 2016: Williamson, WV
Closed K–4 / KWT Half-Day Workshops
Sponsor: Mingo County Schools
Presenter: Paula Heinricher, MA, OTR

September 7, 2016: Parkersburg, WV
Closed K–2nd Half-Day Workshop
Closed 3rd–4th Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Winters Chapel United Methodist Church
Presenter: Amy Prechel, OTR

September 7, 2016: Palos Hills, IL
Closed Pre-K R&W Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: North Palos Dist 117
Presenter: Tracy Sloper

September 7, 2016: Jackson, MI
Closed Pre-K R&W Half-Day Workshop (two sessions)
Sponsor: Community Action Agency
Presenter: Valerie Zaryczny, OTR/L

September 7, 2016: Princeton, WV
Closed KWT (K–2) Half-Day Workshop
Closed KWT (3–5) Half-Day Workshop
K–2nd w/KSC Workshop
Sponsor: Mercer County Board of Education
Presenter: Tania Ferrandino, OTR/L and Patti Schutte

September 8, 2016: Parkersburg, WV
Closed 4th Grade Half-Day Workshop (2 Sessions)
Sponsor: Winters Chapel United Methodist Church
Presenter: Amy Prechel, OTR

September 9, 2016: New York, NY
Closed Pre-K R&W Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: International Preschools
Presenter: Margaret (Peggy) Morris, OTD, OTR/L, BCP

September 9, 2016: Visalia, CA
Closed Pre-K R&W and L&M Workshops (split sessions)
Sponsor: Tulare Cty Office of Ed
Presenter: Vanessa Silver, M.S., BCET

September 10, 2016: San Antonio, TX
Closed Pre-K R&W–K / 1st–5th (split sessions)
Sponsor: George Gervin Academy
Presenter: Roxanne Thompson

September 13, 2016: Newark, DE
Closed Pre-K R&W – K Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Brennen  School
Presenter: Tania Ferrandino, OTR/L

September 15, 2016: Coppell, TX
Closed Pre-K R&W Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Coppell ISD
Presenter: Tracy Sloper

September 15, 2016: Peace River, AB
Closed Pre-K R&W and L&M w/K Overview Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Northland School Division 61
Presenter: Lindsay Amey

September 15, 2016: Strathmore, Alberta
Closed K / Kindergarten Deeper Dive Center Based Half-Day Workshops
Sponsor: Growing Families Society
Presenter: Vanessa Silver, M.S., BCET

September 15, 2016: Findlay, OH
Closed KWT Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Findlay City Schools
Presenter: Todd Misura, OTR/L

September 16, 2016: Strathmore, Alberta
Closed Pre-K R&W and L&M Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Growing Families Society
Presenter: Vanessa Silver, M.S., BCET

September 16, 2016: Oak Bluffs, MA
Closed K–1st Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Oak Bluffs School
Presenter: Margaret (Peggy) Morris, OTD, OTR/L, BCP

September 16, 2016: Peace River, AB
Closed 1–2 Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Northland School Division 61
Presenter: Lindsay Amey

September 16, 2016: Conway AR
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Pediatrics Plus
Presenter: Peter Giroux, PhD, MHS, OTR/L, FAOTA

September 17, 2016: Conway AR
Closed K–5 Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Pediatrics Plus
Presenter: Peter Giroux, PhD, MHS, OTR/L, FAOTA

September 17, 2016: Fairfield, CA
Closed K–2nd / KWT Workshops (split sessions)
Sponsor: Solano Cty Office of Ed
Presenter: Erin Dolin, MOT, OTR/L

September 17, 2016: La Porte, IN
Closed K–5 Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Indiana University Health-La Porte Hospital
Presenter: Valerie Zaryczny, OTR/L

September 17, 2016: Greensboro, NC
Closed Pre-K R&W / K–2 (each half day sessions)
Sponsor: Down Syndrome Network of Greater Greensboro
Presenter: Denise Donica, DHS, OTR/L, BCP

September 18, 2016: La Porte, IN
Closed Pre-K R&W Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Indiana University Health-La Porte Hospital
Presenter: Valerie Zaryczny, OTR/L

September 19, 2016: St. Louis, MO
Closed Pre-K R&W Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: St. Lucas Preschool
Presenter: Cathy Van Haute, OTR/L

September 20, 2016: Toronto, ON
Closed Pre-K R&W and L&M Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Toronto Children’s Services
Presenter: Sarah Matson, OTreg(Ont)

September 21, 2016: Richland, WA
Closed 1st Grade Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Richland SD
Presenter: Erin Dolin, MOT, OTR/L

September 21, 2016: Lovington, NM
Closed KWT Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Lovington Municipal Schools
Presenter: Roxanne Thompson

September 21, 2016: Clinton, NJ
Closed Pre-K – 4th Grade Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: High Bridge SD
Presenter: Cheryl Lundy-Swift, M.Ed.

September 22, 2016: Richland, WA
Closed Pre-K Math w/R&W overview & Kindergarten Deeper Dive Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Richland SD
Presenter: Erin Dolin, MOT, OTR/L

September 22, 2016: Bronx, NY
Closed Pre-K R&W Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Stepping Stone Day School
Presenter: Cheryl Lundy-Swift, M.Ed.

September 22, 2016: Pittsburg, TX
Closed Pre-K R&W and L&M Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: ESC Region 8
Presenter: Tracy Sloper

September 23, 2016: Glendale Heights, IL
Closed Kindergarten Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Marquardt SD 15
Presenter: Melissa McHugh

September 24, 2016: Hutchinson, KS
Closed Pre-K R&W and L&M Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Hutchinson Community Foundation
Presenter: Cathy Van Haute, OTR/L

September 24, 2016: Bradenton, FL
Closed K–1st Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Rowlett Academy
Presenter: Amy Prechel, OTR

September 28, 2016: Spring Valley, NY
Closed Pre-K R&W Overview Workshop
K–2nd w/KSC Workshop
Sponsor: East Ramapo Central SD
Presenter: Tania Ferrandino, OTR/L

September 29, 2016: Air Ronge, Saskatchewan Canada
Closed Pre-K R&W and L&M Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Gordon Denny Community School
Presenter: Lindsay Amey

September 29, 2016: Fallsburg, NY
Closed K – 2nd  Half-Day Workshop
Closed 3rd – 5th Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Fallsburg Central SD
Presenter: Terri Foster, OTR/L

September 30, 2016: Air Ronge, Saskatchewan Canada
Closed K–5th Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Gordon Denny Community School
Presenter: Lindsay Amey

September 30, 2016: Covington, GA
Closed KWT Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Newton County School
Presenter: Paula Heinricher, MA, OTR

September 30, 2016: Harrisburg, AR
Closed Pre-K L&M Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Crowley’s Ridge ESC
Presenter: Peter Giroux, PhD, MHS, OTR/L, FAOTA

September 30, 2016: Paducah, KY
Closed Pre-K R&W Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: McCracken County Schools
Presenter: Carol Rushing-Carr, MOT, OTR/L

October 2016

October 3, 2016: Waterford, PA
Closed K–1st Half-Day Workshop (2 sessions)
Sponsor: Fort LeBoeuf SD
Presenter: Paula Heinricher, MA, OTR

October 5, 2016: Lowell, MA
Closed Pre-K R&W Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Lowell Public Schools
Presenter: Terri Foster, OTR/L

October 6, 2016: Fairbanks, AK
Closed K–3 Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Fairbanks North Star Borough SD
Presenter: Erin Dolin, MOT, OTR/L

October 6, 2016: Redmond, OR
Closed K–2 Half-Day Workshop (2 Sessions)
Sponsor: High Desert ESD
Presenter: Vanessa Silver, M.S., BCET

October 6, 2016: Redmond, OR
Closed Pre-K R&W Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: High Desert ESD
Presenter: Vanessa Silver, M.S., BCET

October 6, 2016: Bedford, PA
Closed Pre-K R&W – K Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Bedford Area SD
Presenter: Paula Heinricher, MA, OTR

October 6, 2016: Highland Park, IL
Closed K–2nd Workshop (two split sessions)
Sponsor: North Shore SD 112
Presenter: Tracy Sloper

October 7, 2016: Urbana, OH
Closed K–2 Half-Day Workshop
Closed KWT Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Madison-Champaign ESC
Presenter: Christina Bretz, OTR/L

October 7, 2016: Rockton, IL
Closed Pre-K R&W and L&M Half-Day Workshops (two sessions)
Sponsor: Winnebago County Sp Ed Coop
Presenter: Tracy Sloper

October 10, 2016: Manor, TX
Closed Pre-K R&W Half-Day Workshop
Closed K–2 Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Manor ISD
Presenter: Katrina Erickson, OTR

October 10, 2016: Leander, TX
Closed Pre-K R&W Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: The Goddard School
Presenter: Roxanne Thompson

October 10, 2016: Chicago, IL
Closed K-4 Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor:Catherine Cook School
Presenter: Tracy Sloper

October 14, 2016: North Miami, FL
Closed Pre-K R&W – 2nd Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Pediatric Therapy Center
Presenter: Tracy Sloper

October 14, 2016: Guernsey, WY
Closed Pre-K R&W and L&M Center Based Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Wyoming Child & Family Development, Inc.
Presenter: Dianna Henn

October 15, 2016: Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
Closed Pre-K R&W–2 Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Down Syndrome Assoc. of Peterborough
Presenter: Lindsay Amey

October 14, 2016: Campbell, CA
Closed Pre-K R&W and L&M Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Campbell Union SD
Presenter: Erin Dolin, MOT, OTR/L

October 19, 2016: Elmsford, NY
Closed KWT Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Elmsford Union Free SD
Presenter: Todd Misura, OTR/L

November 2016

November 10, 2016: Pewaukee, WI
Closed Non-Promo Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: CESA #1
Presenter: Patty Bunce, OTR

November 11, 2016: Bemidji, MN
Closed Pre-K R&W and N&M Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Bi-CAP Head Start

November 22, 2016: Quincy, MA
Closed 1st Grade Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Quincy PS
Presenter: Terri Foster, OTR/L
Presenter: Vanessa Silver, M.S., BCET

January 2017

January 4, 2017: Troy, AL
Closed Pre-K R&W / K-2nd Half-Day Workshops
Sponsor: Christ Covenant School
Presenter: Carol Rushing-Carr, MOT, OTR/L

January 24, 2017: Centereach, NY
Closed Pre-K R&W Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Middle Country Central
Presenter: Terri Foster, OTR/L

February 2017

February 3, 2017: Richardson, TX
Closed KWT Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: ESC Region 10
Presenter: Roxanne Thompson

February 28, 2017: Houston, TX
Closed Pre-K R&W w/KSK & L&M Workshop
Sponsor: ESC Region 4
Presenter: Katrina Erickson, OTR

March 2017

March 18, 2017: Fairfield, CA
Closed Kindergarten – 2nd / KWT (split sessions)
Sponsor: Solano Cty Office of Ed
Presenter: Erin Dolin, MOT, OTR/L

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