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Handwriting Assessment Workshop

Washington, DC ← Other topics offered
Full day.
7 Contact Hours
$220 Early Bird**30+ days in advance
Regular: $245
Fri Jun 23, 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

Doubletree by Hilton Bethesda-Washington DC
8120 Wisconsin Ave
Bethesda, MD 20814
**Handwriting Without Tears does not reserve a block of overnight rooms**


From I-95 North: (Baltimore, Philadelphia, Wilmington, NY and NJ): Take I-95 South towards Washington DC. At I-495 (Capital Beltway) proceed West towards Silver Spring/Bethesda. Take Exit 34 (Route 355 or Wisconsin Ave./Rockville Pike) and proceed South towards Washington/Bethesda. Proceed on Route 355. The hotel is about 2 miles on the right hand side.

From I-95 South: (Richmond, VA Beach, North and South Carolina): Take I-95 North towards Washington DC. Take I-395 North via Exit 170A on the left. Merge onto I-495 North/Capital Beltway via Exit 170B towards Tysons Corner. Take Exit 34 MD 355 toward Wisconsin Ave. Bethesda. The hotel is about 2 miles on the right hand side.

From Route 66 East: (North Virginia, McLean, Fairfax): Take Route I-66 East towards I-495 North/Capital Beltway Baltimore. Take Exit 34 (355) South toward Wisconsin Ave/Bethesda. Proceed on Route 255. The hotel is about 2 miles on the right hand side.

From I-270 South: From I-270 South take MD-355 South via the exit toward Bethesda. Proceed on Route 355/Wisconsin Ave. The hotel is about 2 miles on the right hand side.

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


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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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