Minnesota Council for the Gifted & Talented

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Executive Functioning and Student Achievement

February 27, 2015, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Students who struggle with Executive Functioning (EF) may have difficulty with organizational skills, planning, time management and execution. The neuroscience of EF and practical tools to help young thinkers strengthen their EF muscles will be examined in this workshop. There will be a special emphasis on the development of EF skills in gifted and twice exceptional students.

Presenters include a range of psychologists, teachers and family specialists who work with developing executive functioning skills in others. Teaching team: Teresa Argo Boatman, Ph.D., Andrea Johnson, Ph.D., Roxanne Lehmann, Ed.D., Melissa Malen, Ph.D., Carol Malueg, M.S., Loran Meccia, Ed.S., Martha Palm, M.S. Anne Tyler, LMFT and Mary Wandrei, Ph.D.

$85.00 registration fee includes morning refreshments, lunch and a copy of Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents, second edition, by Peg Dawson and Richard Guare.

Register online at Metro ECSU. (http://www.metroeccsu.org/Registration/Events).

Minnesota Department of Education, Conference Center B, room 15.

Presentation Flyer