Handwork Academy Online teaches your staff how to bring a Fiber Arts into your school through instructional videos, streamlined curriculums, supply ordering, and remote support from our experienced educators.
Your People. Our Process. Your Success.
From curriculum to classroom management, we guide your team through the step-by-step process of implementation.
A one stop shop for all of your supply needs throughout your session.
Our experienced team is available to help you troubleshoot your new program.
How Does Handwork Academy Online Work?
We've compiled a list of our most frequently asked questions for you to get the full picture of what it means for us to train your staff to bring handwork education into your organization. If you still have questions, send us a message below. We'd love to hear from you!
We train your staff to bring education into your school through digital courses, supplies and remote support.
A hands-on, unique program that teaches children to knit, sew, embroider, Japanese braid and more!
You receive lifetime access to the digital courses. When you buy Handwork Academy Online, you can use the curriculum and courses over and over for years to come.
Our engaging digital courses break down how to run a fiber arts class or camp from start to finish. Your instructors will learn how to manage the classroom, feel comfortable with the techniques, and be guided through how to create stunning projects. Click here for a sample video.
When you buy Handwork Academy Online you get 30+ hours of fiber arts programming content. To start the course, your instructors first watch 6 hours of course instruction, and then they’re ready to start teaching! The remaining hours of content are dedicated to techniques and projects.
We'll be with you every step of the way as you implement your new fiber arts program. Your instructor will receive (1) 20-minute on-boarding call with a Handwork Specialist. After that they receive unlimited email support Monday-Friday from 9:00am-5:00pm EST.
Yes, we want you to choose the supply option that works best for you. In our supply store, we offer options for supplies that correspond within the digital course, Fiber Arts: Volume 1:
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It can be daunting to find an instructor, which is why we've included a 'Hiring Tool Kit' in our Bonus Admin Module. With our instruction, anyone can teach a fiber arts class or camp! We give you ready-to-go templates for internal and external job postings and proven tips to find the perfect instructor.
Yes. In fact, you should! There's no limit to the amount of teachers you can train.
With Handwork Academy Online, you have access to enough projects to run after school classes year-round, summer camp, workshops and clubs. Whether your after school program is 5, 6, or 12 weeks, we'll help you adjust the curriculum to your needs.
As an Admin Bonus Module, you'll receive up-to- date photos, descriptions, email templates and blogs in our 'Marketing Tool Kit'. You can use the materials to market to your families in emails, ads and print.
Inside the Bonus! Admin Module we have included lessons that help your instructors take a Fiber Arts class virtual. This module show your instructors how to manage a virtual classroom to how to adjust the techniques and supplies to use common household items.
"We’ve worked with The Handwork Studio since 2009 and each year they deliver a new, outstanding curriculum that is diverse and on-trend. Having handwork for our campers has expanded and enriched our summer arts program offering and brought us 750+ campers in 2019."
30+ hours of Fiber Arts programming content.
Lifetime access to digital courses.
Unlimited number of users within your organization.
Unlimited email support with response turnaround within 24 hours, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm EST
(1) 20-minute on-boarding phone call with Handwork Specialist.
Access to private Handwork Academy Facebook group.
Bonus Module for Admins includes:
Marketing toolkit: High-Quality Photos, Class descriptions, email templates and blogs
Hiring toolkit: Suggested job descriptions for internal and external hires
How to Teach Virtually: We show you how to adapt the curriculum to fit your distance learning structure.
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