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Handwriting Assessment Workshop

(formerly The Print Tool® Workshop)

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.

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Handwriting Assessment Workshop Objectives

At the end of the workshop, you will be able to:

  • 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 eight 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

Note: This workshop assumes all attendees have a basic working knowledge of the Handwriting Without Tears® curriculum. The presenter will be focusing on the objectives and outline for this workshop and will not have time to spend on the details of using the readiness, printing or cursive programs. For training on using the curriculum, you should attend either the Pre-K and/or the Kindergarten-5th Grade workshops.

Schedule at a Glance

7:30 a.m.

Registration: Coffee and Danish


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.
Approved Provider of Continuing Education by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.

Registration Information

Register online by finding a workshop below. Or mail or fax the
Workshop Registration Form to:

Get Set for School | Handwriting Without Tears
5310 S. 107th Ave.
Omaha, NE 68127
Fax: 402.492.2776

For more information call 402.492.2766 or email coordinator@hwtears.com.

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

Get Set for School and Handwriting 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 and Handwriting 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

We accept school purchase orders via mail and fax.

You may cancel up to ten days prior to a workshop for a $35 cancellation fee.

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Workshop Fee

Early* Regular
$220 $245

* Sign up at least 30 days prior to workshop

7 Contact Hours

Products Included

  • The Print Tool Evaluation & Remediation Package –OR– 2 Refill Packages *
  • Canvas Bag
  • Certificate of Attendance for 7 Contact Hours

* If you register for the refills instead of The Print Tool, please remember to bring your Print Tool to the workshop.

Ways to Save

  1. Register 30 days in advance for early bird pricing.
  2. Use a promo code found in our newsletters, catalogs, and emails.