So what is a live Smekens workshop?
Our one and two-day live conferences offer a much-needed opportunity for educators to step away from the hustle and bustle of school to immerse in focused professional learning. Thousands of teachers can attest that after attending a Smekens workshop, they leave with the strategies, enthusiasm, and motivation to improve their instruction right away.
Benefits of attending a live Smekens workshop
Pursue graduate-level credit for license renewal and salary-step increases.
CHOOSE YOUR CONFERENCE
5-hour on-demand workshops with relevant strategies for COVID-era teaching
Launching the Writer’s Workshop: Grades K-2
Launching the Writer’s Workshop: Grades 3-12
Teaching Writing Skills All Year Long
An Introduction to Literacy Stations
Strategies for Teaching Small-Group Guided Reading
What other educators say
West Plains High School, West Plains, MO
Bixby Central Intermediate, Bixby, OK
Whitinsville Christian School, Northbridge, MA
How much do workshops cost?
Smekens workshops vary in cost depending on the workshop and the number of days attended.
Build a Yearlong Comprehension Calendar
Top questions about live workshops
Where are your live workshops hosted?
What is included with a live workshop?
Can I earn graduate-level college credit?
Will I receive continuing education credits?
What's the plan for lunch?
How can I confirm that I am registered?
Are there discounts for groups?
May principals attend for free?
What is the cancellation policy?
Cancelation policies vary based on the workshop, but by and large, you are allowed to cancel and get most of your money back, if you make the decision early enough. Cancelations within one week of the workshop are not eligible for a refund. However, substitutions may occur at any time.
Do you have a satisfaction guarantee?
Ready to attend a live Smekens workshop?