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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

NSF is conducting online workshops for Spelling Bee, Geography Bee and Math Bee competitions. These workshops are designed to provide tips and tricks in preparing for the NSF contests as well as various national contests like National Geographic Bee, Scripps Spelling Bee and MATHCOUNTS for the Math Level 3 children.

Spelling Bee workshop will be conducted by eminent coaches such as Mirle Shivashankar (Father of Spelling bee champions – Vanya Shivashankar- 2015 Scripps National Bee and Kavya Shivashankar- 2011 Scrips National Bee champion). Math Bee Workshops will be conducted by eminent and talented coaches who are experts in Math. Math Level 3 is conducted by Dr. Krishnaiah Revuluri, founder of the Math Bee at NSF, Level 2 by Dr. Anil Sethi and Level 1 by Archna Jagtiani. Geography Bee is being conducted by geography expert, Mr.Kumar Nandur.

The following is the schedule for 2017:

Product Code Event Date Time (EST) Duration (hours) Primary Teacher Registration Deadline without Late Fee Registration Deadline with Late Fee
Spelling Bee (SB) Sun, 02/12/2017 2:00 PM 3 Mirle Shivashankar 02/07/2017 02/11/2017
Math Bee (MB2) Sat, 02/18/2017 11:00 AM 2 Anil Sethi 02/12/2017 02/16/2017
Math Bee (MB3) Sun, 02/19/2017 11:00 AM 2 Krishniah Revuluri 02/13/2017 02/17/2017
Math Bee (MB1) Sat, 02/25/2017 3:00 PM 2 Archana Jagtiani 02/18/2017 02/23/2017
Geo Bee (GB) Sun, 02/19/2017 2:00 PM 3 Kumar Nandur 02/11/2017 02/18/2017
Science - Junior (JSC) Sat, 03/04/2017 3:00 PM 2 Amita Quadros 02/26/2017 03/02/2017
Science - Intermediate (ISC) Sat, 03/04/2017 11:00 AM 2 Bhuvareswari Seeramreddi 02/26/2017 03/02/2017
Science - Senior (SSC) Sat, 03/11/2017 11:00 AM 3 Venkataramesh Dasari & Lakshmi Tangirala 03/05/2017 03/09/2017


Math is divided into three levels of workshops based on grade. Each level is conducted by a different teacher. The spelling and geography bee workshops are common to both Junior and Senior level.

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.
  • You will receive material to be used for the workshop one week prior to the workshop.
  • You will receive a Video/Audio link to register to join the workshop a few days prior to the workshop.
  • There will be a chat line and a whiteboard for the teacher to write on.
  • Your child and you can use the chat line to communicate.
  • There will be an interactive Q&A session at the end of the presentation.

Don’t miss out these workshops! Seats are limited. The registration fee is $30 for each child. There will be a late fee of $15 for registrations after the deadline. Two-thirds of your contribution is tax-deductible. This portion is used 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 nsfonlineworkshop@gmail.com.

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: IL

    Center
  Workshop   Date/Check-in Time
    Venue     Contact Info
Peoria, IL Workshops not yet scheduled for this center. Venue information is not yet available. Ravi Errabolu
309-740-0101
ravierrabolu@gmail.com

Nagesh Jasti
309-692-3547
jnagesh@hotmail.com

Prasad Shastry
309-444-7565
snp@bradley.edu

Sridhar Kota
309-693-3372
skota@hotmail.com

Srinivas Malipeddi
309-282-7937
malipeddi.srini@gmail.com

Hinsdale, IL Workshops not yet scheduled for this center. Venue information is not yet available. Sreenivas Katragadda
630-375-0422
nsfhinsdale@gmail.com

Velu Subramani
630-839-9199
velusubramani@yahoo.com

Libertyville, IL Workshops not yet scheduled for this center. Venue information is not yet available. Prasad Nuthalapati
224-595-5233
nvrprasad@hotmail.com

Vijay Kottapalli
847-520-7475
kottapallivm@hotmail.com

Barrington, IL Workshops not yet scheduled for this center. Venue information is not yet available. Parthiban Andi
847-652-7608
parthi.andi@gmail.com

Sanjeev Palaniswamy
224-345-4456
anusanjeev@yahoo.com

Parthiban Andi
847-652-7608
parthi.andi@gmail.com

Quad Cities, IL Workshops not yet scheduled for this center. Venue information is not yet available. Nitin Vishwakarma
309-716-4887
nv2478@gmail.com

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