Jan and student You must meet certain criteria to become Learning Without Tears Level 1 Certified:

  • Hold ANY Bachelor’s Degree or be a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) with an associate’s degree

  • Attend our handwriting workshops (may vary based on in-person versus virtual)
  • Multisensory Approach to Pre-K Readiness or Emergent Writing for Pre-K (formerly Pre-K Readiness & Writing)
  • K-5 Handwriting (this is split for the virtual workshop options Print (K-2nd) and Cursive (3rd-5th))
  • Handwriting Assessment
  • Complete the certification process successfully
  • Pay the $195 application fee*

*If you are a Canadian resident, the appropriate provincial tax will be added to your order.  Refer to to determine if Learning Without Tears collects sales tax in your province.








Learning Without Tears Certification