Empowering Writers

FAQs – Workshops

How do I register for a workshop?

There is one easy way to register for a workshop – online! Go to: empoweringwriters.com/workshops. Select the region and workshop that you would like to attend. Register to hold your seat while you work on your PO or pay immediately with a Credit Card. You can also mail us a check to our CT office. Upon registration completion, you will receive a confirmation email with the balance due and instructions for payment.

Early Bird registrations are available for some workshops.

I am an admin, can I register several teachers at a time?

Yes, on the first page of registration, select “Registering on behalf of someone” and enter your information. Proceed registering each of your attendees by selecting “add another attendee” on the last page of each registration. As an admin, you will also receive a group confirmation email.

What do I need to bring?

All workshops require the corresponding book which should be purchased with your registration. Printed guides will be distributed upon check-in. If you already have the book (digital or print), please bring it with you.

EW is going green! We are transitioning to digital HANDOUTS. You can either print the handout to bring it with you, or, you can access it digitally using our Handout Flipbook. Your device should be fully charged as it is a 7 hour workshop day!

I haven’t received my confirmation email. How do I know if I’m registered for the workshop?

Registration emails sometimes end up in spam folders, please check there if you do not see a confirmation email in your Inbox. Otherwise, go back to workshop page and select the “Register” button. On the registration page, you will be able to view your current registration by selecting “Already registered?” You will need to enter your email and confirmation number. If you do not remember your confirmation number you can request it to be sent to you again. You will be able to view your registration if you are registered.

What does my fee cover?

Quality education, electronic course materials and in some cases printed handouts, coffee, tea and a 50-minute lunch break. Lunch is not provided.

If you registered with a printed guide before the ship date, your guide will be delivered to you at the workshop. If you registered after our ship date your guide will be shipped to your school after the workshop and upon receiving payment.

If you registered with a digital guide. You will receive emails about your account setup and how to access your guide a few days before the workshop. Please access your guide, prior to attending the workshop. Payment must be received within 2 weeks after the workshop to keep the guide active.

What if I need to cancel?

Credit is applied to another open workshop if cancellation is made no later than 24 hours prior to the scheduled attendance. Refunds are not available.

Can I send a substitute?

Yes. Please notify your workshop planner or call the CT office to make a substitution. We will need the name and email address of the new person.

Will I receive Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s, CME’s, PDU’s)?

We are not a Continuing Education provider, however, 4-5 days after the workshop we will email a certificate for 6 contact hours at the workshop. Please check your spam folder if you do not see it in your Inbox.

Can this workshop be presented onsite at my school? Or can we receive additional coaching?

Yes! We conduct onsite training & coaching for thousands of educators every year. To learn how this or any of our other trainings can be tailored to meet your district’s needs, please call 1-866-285-3516.