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Handwriting Assessment Workshop

Oakland, CA ← Other topics offered
Full day.
7 Contact Hours
$220 Early Bird**30+ days in advance
Regular: $245
Fri Jun 9, 2017
See workshop location and directions listed below.

The Handwriting Assessment Workshop will provide all the training necessary for you to assess a range of developmental levels.

Please bring a small calculator to this workshop. Calculators on your phone are acceptable.

The Handwriting Assessment Workshop is an advanced level class.

Handwriting Assessment Objectives
  • Recognize the developmental progression of assessing the skills of handwriting
  • Administer the Pre-K Readiness & Writing Assessment and the Screener of Handwriting Proficiency for universal, whole class evaluation
  • Describe 8 basic handwriting components essential to handwriting success
  • Administer, score, and interpret The Print Tool for 1:1 evaluation
  • Write parent-friendly reports, set goals, and document progress for evidence-based practice
  • Discover remediation strategies to improve handwriting
  • Identify the benefits and process of becoming a certified handwriting specialist
Included in Handwriting Assessment
Free Materials:
  • The Print Tool Evaluation & Remediation Package
    2 Refill Packages (If you register for the refills instead of The Print Tool, please remember to bring your Print Tool to the workshop.)
  • Canvas Bag

Your Registration Includes:
7 Total Contact Hours $80 in Total Free Materials

7:30 a.m. Registration: Coffee and Danish
8:00 a.m. Understanding Handwriting Curricula: Become a knowledgeable handwriting consumer. Compare handwriting curricula.
Pre-K Readiness & Writing Assessment and The Screener of Handwriting Proficiency: Understand a developmental approach to assessing handwriting skills. Identify handwriting components that define handwriting legibility. Use results to enhance handwriting lessons, remediate or administer further testing.
Preview The Print Tool: Learn about forms and materials. Develop a functional approach to understanding how and when to administer The Print Tool.
Score The Print Tool:
Utilize the Print Tool manual, Student Worksheets for Capitals/Numbers and Lowercase, Transparent Measuring Tool and Evaluation Scoresheet. Calculate scores.
11:30 a.m. Lunch on Your Own
12:30 p.m. Score The Print Tool: Continued
Independent Case Study: Score Chandler
Q & A: Individual help during case study
Break: Snack and beverage served
More Than a Score! Handwriting Remediation:

Write reports. Use the Remediate Plan Worksheet to set goals, choose activities, and track progress.
Information about HWT Level 1 Certification:
Benefits, eligibility, and requirements for becoming a certified handwriting specialist.
Q & A
4:30 p.m. Certificate of Attendance for 7 Contact Hours

Location & Lodging

Hilton Garden Inn San Francisco/Oakland Bay Bridge
1800 Powell St
Emeryville, CA 94608
**Handwriting Without Tears does not reserve a block of overnight rooms**


From North: 80W to San Francisco. Exit Powell St. At bottom of ramp turn left onto Frontage Rd. Hotel is on the right side.

From South: 880N to Oakland. Take 980E, then 580W, then 80E and exit Powell St. At bottom of ramp turn left onto Frontage Rd. Hotel is on right side.

From East: 24W, then 580W, then 80E. Exit Powell St. At bottom of ramp turn left onto Frontage Rd. Hotel is on right side.

From West: 80E, cross Bay Bridge. Take 580W to 80E, exit at Powell St. At bottom of ramp turn left (Powell St). Hotel will be straight ahead.

Parking: Call the workshop venue for more information regarding parking availability and fees.


Roba's Pizza Café – 2320 Powell St
Chevy's – 1890 Powell St
Denny's – 1776 Powell St
Emeryville Black Bear Diner – 5750 Christie Ave
Emeryville Bay Café – 5857 Christie Ave


Register online and provide us with your email address and we will email you a confirmation and receipt when we process your registration. If you registered for an onsite workshop, we will email you workshop details 10 days prior to the workshop date. If you registered for an online workshop, we will email you workshop details 3 days prior to the online workshop date.

We accept school purchase orders via mail, fax and/or you can upload through our website.

If you have any special requests for an onsite workshop, (preferred area, handicap access needs, etc.) please call our office (402.492.2766) to discuss these requests.

Get Set for School | Handwriting Without Tears | Keyboarding Without Tears reserves the right to cancel or change a class at any time, including but not limited to, lack of participation or trainer availability. Registrants will not be charged for the course.

Get Set for School | Handwriting Without Tears | Keyboarding Without Tears reserve the right to use all media from this workshop (photos, videos, etc.) in print and online advertising. Please notify us in writing if you do not wish to be included. You must be 18 years or older to attend our professional workshops. Children and infants may not be brought to workshops.

If you are registered for an onsite workshop, you may cancel up to 10 days prior for a $35 cancellation fee.

Additional Information:
Tel: 402.492.2766
Fax: 402.492.2776
Email a Workshop Coordinator

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