American Cursive Instructor Certification Program

• What is handwriting?
• Foundations of good handwriting
• Guidelines for teaching a variety of age levels
• Teaching methods and techniques
• Common mistakes and how to correct them
• Coordinating with school administration and educators

Program Topics

The ACICP program is for those seeking American Cursive Handwriting Instructor certification.  Experience is required and proficiency level must be demonstrated.

Receive materials & begin the course


Complete registration and submit payment


Submit a sample of your handwriting


Registration Steps

2024 schedule listed below

Sat-Sun, Oct 5-6, 2024

Zoom Session 
8 AM - 4:00PM MTN each day.

Click here to submit your ACICP handwriting sample

Zoom Session 
8 AM - 4:00 PM MTN
each day.

Next session To be held in the Spring 2025.

*Session will be recorded

*Session will be recorded

Handwriting example

 Please submit your handwriting sample above and indicate which session you would like to attend.   Class minimum - four.  Training rescheduled if minimum is not met. 

Additional cost for shipping of materials and certificate.

Program Investment

Online training via Zoom must have a minimum of four students

Domestic (USA)




The distinctly human form of personal communication

Required Supplies: 

American Cursive Handwriting Curriculum by Michael & Debra Sull 

Cancellation Policy:


A sample of your handwriting is required to determine your eligibility for this course. Click the link below to email your sample to


Payment may be refunded up to 5 days prior to the start of the class, less a $50 administrative fee. No refunds provided after materials have been mailed. 


Upon acceptance into the training, your payment of $460 (US), $495 (International) is required to secure your place. 


2 days of instruction, customized handouts, hand written certification

Submit Prerequisite Here

The teaching approach presents insight into the history of handwriting, the importance of developing handwriting as a life skill for personal expression, and proven methods of instruction.

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Marie Hornback

Marie has mastered American Cursive Handwriting under Michael Sull’s tutelage. Mr. Sull is the author of the American Cursive Handwriting Curriculum which Marie uses to teach cursive handwriting to children and adults. Marie has been teaching handwriting for over ten years and is familiar with many systems of cursive handwriting.  She has spent the past 9 years teaching handwriting to grades 3-6 at a public classical school. Marie taught Handwriting at the 2017, 2018, 2021 and 2022 IAMPETH Conferences. She served as President of IAMPETH 2018-2019 and has served on the Board since 2017. She is also skilled in the art of broad edge and pointed pen calligraphy.   Marie is the Co-Founder and Director of the American Cursive Instructor Certification Program,  which began in 2015.