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Bee Workshops

NSF conducts Spelling, Vocabulary, Math, Science and Geography Bee workshops. NSF conducts two types of Bee Workshops: Online Workshops and Onsite Workshops. The Bee Workshops are designed to encourage and prepare children to take part in NSF contests and other similar competitions. The workshop includes a review of the contest rules, tips to prepare for the competitions, fun exercises, mock bee, and more. This is a parent-child event and includes a booklet or study guide. The workshops provide the following benefits:

  • Improves learning
  • Enables chidren to gain confidence, get rid of phobia, fear or anxiety of the contest
  • Gives a thorough understanding of the basics
  • Learn how the NSF contests are organized
  • Get to know what to study (study material)
  • Both the child and parent get more comfortable and get tuned in
  • Strengthening the NSF family
Online Workshops

Online workshops are conducted by talented coaches such as Kavya Shivashankar (2009 Scripps National Spelling champion), Stuti Mishra (2012 Scripps National Spelling runner up), and Vanya Shivashankar (2015 Scripps National Spelling champion). These workshops are meant for both the Junior and Senior levels. Since this workshop is online, you can be anywhere as long as you have a desktop/laptop with high speed Internet connection and a headphone. Parents can also join with their child but must use only one connection to the online session.

NSF will be conducting two online workshops each for Spelling and Geography. Pick any session that is convenient for you. You will receive workshop material by mail before the workshop.

The following is the schedule for 2016:

    Product Code Event Date Time (EST) Duration (hours) Registration Deadline without Late Fee Registration Deadline with Late Fee
    Spelling (SB) 02/21/2016 1:00 PM 4 02/08/2016 02/11/2016
    Spelling (SB) 03/13/2016 1:00 PM 4 03/01/2016 03/05/2016
    Geography (GB) 02/28/2016 1:00 PM 2.5 02/11/2016 02/14/2016
    Geography (GB) 03/20/2016 1:00 PM 2.5 03/08/2016 03/12/2016

About 600 children participated in the spelling bee workshop last year, and nearly 300 children participated in the Geography workshop. Don’t miss out registering for these workshops! Seats are limited. Once the capacity is reached, registration will be closed.

Fees: The registration fee is $30 for each child. There will be a late fee of $15 for registrations after the deadline. Two-thirds of the registration fee is tax-deductible contribution. This portion goes towards helping poor children going to college in India.

Please register online by selecting “Register for Online Workshop” on the Parent Functions page. Do not use the link “Register for Onsite Workshop”, which is a different tool.

All inquiries should be sent to

Onsite Workshops

Onsite workshops are conducted at local chapters. Workshop dates and timings are set by local coordinators.

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Workshop calendar for Chapters in state: FL

  Workshop   Date/Check-in Time
    Venue     Contact Info
Gainesville, FL Workshops not yet scheduled for this center. Venue information is not yet available. Latha Ganti

Praveen Pathak

Pratik Patel

Jyoti Parmar

Ft Lauderdale, FL
Reg. Closes: 12/10/2016
MB1 12/17/2016    10:00 AM
MB2 12/17/2016    10:00 AM
PS 12/17/2016    2:00 PM
Reg. Closes: 12/3/2016
GB 12/10/2016    2:00 PM
JSC 12/10/2016    10:00 AM
ISC 12/10/2016    10:00 AM
SSC 12/10/2016    10:00 AM
Southwest Regional Library - Sheridan Street
16835 Sheridan Street
Pembroke Pines, FL - 0033331
Anbuselvan Kuppusamy

Malathi Yeedara

Jagan Garimella

Jacksonville, FL Workshops not yet scheduled for this center. Venue information is not yet available. Rajiv Gupta

Rajiv Gupta

Tampa, FL Workshops not yet scheduled for this center. Venue information is not yet available. Jaishankar Chandran

Vengatesan Sidheswaran

Sampath Narayanan

Ramesh Vasudevan

Jaishankar Chandran

Vinita Chinoy

Orlando, FL Workshops not yet scheduled for this center. Venue information is not yet available. Harinath Gandhi

Harinath Gandhi

Raj Krishnasamy

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