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 7, 2015: Wong Chuk Kang, Hong Kong
Pre-K Readiness & Writing
Pencils to Keyboards Workshops
October 8, 2015: Wong Chuk Kang, Hong Kong
Kindergarten - 5th Grade Workshop
October 9, 2015: Wong Chuk Kang, Hong Kong
Handwriting Assessment Worksohp
Sponsor: SPOT Centre LTD
Prresenter: Peter Giroux, PhD, MHS, OTR/L, FAOTA
Register Online

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

September 2015

September 3, 2015: Hyannis, MA
Closed Center-Based Readiness & Writing Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Cape Cod Child Development Program
Presenter: Tania Ferrandino, OTR/L

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

September 3, 2015: Mundelein, IL
Closed 1st Grade/2nd Grade Full-Day/Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Fremont Intermediate School
Presenter: Patty Bunce, OTR

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: Mundelein, IL
Closed 3rd – 4th Grade Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Fremont Intermediate School
Presenter: Patty Bunce, OTR

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: Arlington, VA
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Arlington Public Schools
Presenter: Amy Prechel, OTR

September 8, 2015: Redmond, OR
Closed Kindergarten and Kindergarten Deeper Dive Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Redmond SD
Presenter: Vanessa Silver, M.S., BCET

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 9, 2015: Little Rock, AR
Closed Kindergarten – 5th Grade Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Pulaski County SD
Presenter: Paula Heinricher, MA, OTR

September 10, 2015: Portland, OR
Closed Pre-K Literacy & Language Center Based (3 two-hour sessions)
Sponsor: Mount Hood Community College
Presenter: Tania Ferrandino, OTR/L

September 10, 2015: Christiana, PA
Closed 2nd Grade / K-2nd Grade Deeper Dive Full-Day/Half-Day
Sponsor: Solanco SD
Presenter: Amy Prechel, OTR

September 11, 2015: Lawrence, MA
Closed Kindergarten – 2nd Grade & 3rd – 4th Grade Half-Day Sessions
Sponsor: Emily G. Wetherbee School
Presenter: Terri Foster, OTR/L

September 11, 2015: New York, NY
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Epiphany Community Nursery School
Presenter: Cheryl Lundy-Swift, M.Ed.

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

September 12, 2015: Jacksonville, FL
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing Center-Based Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Citi Family Center (Bright Horizons)
Presenter: Amy Prechel, OTR

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 18, 2015: La Plata, MD
Closed Kindergarten – 2nd Grade Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Charles County PS
Presenter: Amy Prechel, OTR

September 18, 2015: La Plata, MD
Closed 3th - 5th Grade Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Charles County PS
Presenter: Amy Prechel, OTR

September 18, 2015: Lake City, PA
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing Half-Day /
Kindergarten – 1st Grade Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Elk Valley Elementary
Presenter: Paula Heinricher, MA, OTR

September 18, 2015: La Plata, MD
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Charles County PS
Presenter: Patty Bunce, OTR

September 19, 2015: Greenville, SC
Closed Pre-K Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Advanced Therapy Solutions
Presenter: Cathy Van Haute, OTR/L

Septembe 19, 2015: Bronx, NY
Closed Kindergarten – 2nd Grade Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: PS/MS 4
Presenter: Cheryl Lundy-Swift, M.Ed.

September 19, 2015: Van Nuys, CA
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing – 2nd Grade Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Up for Down/Down Syndrome Assoc of LA
Presenter: Suzanne Asherson, OTD, MA

September 20, 2015: Greenville, SC
Closed Handwriting Assessment Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Advanced Therapy Solutions
Presenter: Cathy Van Haute, OTR/L

September 21, 2015: Garden Plain, KS
Closed K-2 & 3-5 Half-Day Workshops
Sponsor: Garden Plain ES/Colwich ES
Presenter: Tania Ferrandino, OTR/L

September 23, 2015: Charlotte, NC
Closed Kindergarten – 5th Grade Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Military and Global Leadership Academy
Presenter: Patty Bunce, OTR

September 23, 2015: Draper, UT
Closed Pre-K – 2nd Grade Half-Day /
3rd – 5th Grade Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: St. John the Baptist Elementary
Presenter: Erin Dolin, MOT, OTR/L

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

September 25, 2015: Bishop, CA
Closed Pre-K Literacy & Math Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Inyo Mono Advocates for Community Action, Inc. (IMACA)
Presenter: Vanessa Silver, M.S., BCET

September 28, 2015: Federal Heights, CO
Closed Kindergarten – 2nd Grade & 3rd – 5th Grade & 1 hr. KWT Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Pinnacle Charter School
Presenter: Diane Eldridge, RN, COTA

September 30, 2015: Peace River, AB
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing and Literacy & Math Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Northland School Division
Presenter: Paula Heinricher, MA, OTR

September 30, 2015: Urbana, OH
Closed Pencils to Keyboard Half-Day Workshop
Closed Kindergarten – 2nd Grade Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Never Grow Up, Inc.
Presenter: Christina Bretz, OTR/L

October 2015

October 1, 2015: Peace River, AB
Closed Kindergarten and 1st Grade Split Session Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Northland School Division
Presenter: Paula Heinricher, MA, OTR

October 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 1, 2015: Woodbrook, Trinidad
Closed Kindergarten – 5th Grade Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Eshe's Learning Centre
Presenter: Margaret (Peggy) Morris, OTD, OTR/L, BCP

October 2, 2015: Fort McMurray, Alberta
Closed 1st – 3rd Grade Half-Day Workshop and
Closed Readiness & Writing – Kindergarten Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Fort McMurray Catholic School Board
Presenter: Lindsay Amey, MSc (OT), OT Reg (Ont)

October 2, 2015: Woodbrook, Trinidad
Closed Kindergarten – 5th Grade Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Eshe's Learning Centre
Presenter: Margaret (Peggy) Morris, OTD, OTR/L, BCP

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 5, 2015: Manhattan Beach, CA
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Manhattan Beach Preschool
Presenter: Suzanne Asherson, OTD, MA

October 6, 2015: Edison, NJ
Closed Kindergarten - 1st Grade Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Edison BOE
Presenter: Cheryl Lundy-Swift, M.Ed.

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

October 7, 2015: Norman, OK
Closed Kindergarten Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Norman PS
Presenter: Katrina Erickson, OTR

October 10, 2015: Topeka, KS
Closed Pre-K Literacy Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Child Care Aware of Eastern Kansas
Presenter: Roxanne Thompson

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 12, 2015: Ashburn, VA
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing/Kindergarten Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Bean Tree Learning
Presenter: Patty Bunce, OTR

October 15, 2015: The Woodlands, TX
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing / Kindergarten – 2nd Grade Workshop (2 Half-Day Sessions)
Sponsor: Children of The Woodlands
Presenter: Roxanne Thompson

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 16, 2015: Carrollton, GA
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Carroll Cty Schools
Presenter: Kerri Bailey, OTR/L

October 21, 2015: San Marcos, CA
Closed Pre-K – Kindergarten Half-Day Workshop &
Closed From Pencils to Keyboards Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: North Coastal Consortium for Special Education
Presenter: Vanessa Silver, M.S., BCET

October 22, 2015: Richland, WA
Closed Kindergarten Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Richland School District
Presenter: Amy Prechel, OTR

October 23, 2015: Clarkesville, GA
Closed Kindergarten – 2nd Grade & 3rd – 4th Grade Workshop (2 half-day sessions)
Sponsor: Habersham County Schools
Presenter: Todd Misura, OTR/L

November 2015

November 2, 2015: Mission Viejo, CA
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing / Kindergarten – 2nd Grade Workshop (Split Session)
Sponsor: Saddleback Valley USD
Presenter: Vanessa Silver, M.S., BCET

November 5, 2015: Fairport, NY
Closed Pre-K – 2nd Grade Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Monroe #1 BOCE S
Presenter: Margaret (Peggy) Morris, OTD, OTR/L, BCP

November 6, 2015: Fairport, NY
Closed KWT Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Monroe #1 BOCE S
Presenter: Margaret (Peggy) Morris, OTD, OTR/L, BCP

November 7, 2015: La Porte, IN
Closed Kindergarten – 5th Grade Full-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Indiana University Health – La Porte Hospital
Presenter: Valerie Zaryczny, OTR/L

November 8, 2015: La Porte, IN
Closed Pre-K Readiness and Writing Half-Day Workshop
Sponsor: Indiana University Health – La Porte Hospital
Presenter: Valerie Zaryczny, OTR/L

November 9, 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

November 9, 2015: Davenport, IA
Closed Pre-K Readiness & Writing Half-Day Workshop (2 sessions)
Sponsor: Community Action of Eastern Iowa
Presenter: Bill Weaver

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

November 13, 2015: Pewaukee, WI
Closed How Handwriting & Technology Go Hand in Hand Workshop
Sponsor: CESA 1
Presenter: Patty Bunce, OTR

November 23, 2015: Parkersburg, WV
Closed K/1st/2nd/3rd Grades (4 sessions half day 1 for each grade)
Sponsor: Wood County Schools
Presenter: Patty Bunce, OTR / Amy Prechel, OTR

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