10th Annual Executive Function Conference 


Executive Function through Elementary, Middle, and High School: Framing Homework and Project-based Learning


Friday, October 25, 2019

8:30 am-3:30 pm

Hilton Garden Inn Burlington, MA 

ResearchILD’s 10th annual Executive Function Conference will take place on Friday, October 25, 2109 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Burlington, MA.  Every year, the conference attracts 100+ educators, school administrators and parents from across the Northeast and beyond. The Conference agenda focuses on executive function and its role in the academic success of all learners and draws on “real- time” experiences from classroom teachers.  

For more information about our conferences,  please call us at 781-861-3711, or email jcutler@researchild.org 

The 9th Annual Executive Function Conference,“Executive Function Strategies: Optimizing Student Performance and Decreasing Stress,” was held in Lexington, MA on Thursday October 18.  The Conference featured presentations from Dr. Lynn Meltzer, President and Director of the Institutes for Learning and Development and Dr. Donna Pincus, the Director of the Child and Adolescent Fear and Anxiety Treatment Program at Boston University.  The conference for general and special education teachers and administrators also included a half-day parent strand, with a workshop presented by Wendy Stacey, Research Institutes for Learning and Development's Director of Reading.  Click here to download last year's conference brochure. 

Dr. Regine Philippeaux, awarded the Mimi Ballard CANDO award

Dr. Regine Philippeaux, Program Director, Excellence for All Program, received the annual Mimi Ballard CANDO Award for her advocacy in teaching executive function strategies in Boston Public Schools.

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Our SMARTS program alumna share their stories of succes

Sasha Forbath, a SMARTS program alumna, shared her SMARTS story of persistence with teachers and parents and the positive impact of SMARTS mentoring on her life.

Why do you attend the EF Conference?

We are grateful for the support of community-minded foundations and corporations that help us bring the power of SMARTS to students everywhere.

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