Executive Functioning Academy: Part 1 - The Fundamentals
Executive Functioning (EF) refers to a set of processes that have to do with managing oneself and one's resources to achieve a goal. It is an umbrella term for neurologically based skills involving mental control and self-regulation. It is now commonly believed that executive functions are essential for purposeful, goal directed behaviors and actions, and there is substantial evidence that academic achievement and appropriate executive function skills are correlated.
- General education teachers
- Education specialists
- Intern and early career school psychologists
- School counselors
- Any educator who would like to learn about how to support, accommodate, and teach EF skills
- Gain a fundamental understanding of executive functioning skills and how EF skills develop.
- Learn about the executive functioning domains, and how they impact student learning and behavior.
- Develop foundational skills needed to plan effective executive functioning accommodations and interventions.
Natalie Corona, M.S., L.E.P., School Psychologist
Thursday, January 11, 2024 from 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM