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About the Program
Executive Functions are the directive capacities of our minds. They are essential
for learning and social/emotional intelligence, and are strong predictors of how students
perform academically, how much money they will earn in their careers, how healthy
they will be as adults and whether they will have trouble with the law. This webinar
will discuss how to assess and help build these vital skills.
Following the training, participants will be able to:
explain what executive functions are and how they relate to learning and social/emotional
identify and use tools to assess executive functions.
articulate how executive functions can be developed and the impact of developing these
About the Presenter
Betsy Hill is a neuro-educator and President of BrainWare Learning Company. She has
studied the application of neuroscience to teaching and learning with Dr. Patricia
Wolfe and other experts and works with educators, clinicians and corporate trainers
on using neuroscience research to address some of the most perplexing problems in
education, including closing the gap for historically underperforming students. She
addressed issues of college and career preparedness as a trustee and board chair at
Chicago State University. She holds a Master of Arts in Teaching and an MBA from Northwestern
University, and teaches strategy at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management and
the University of Illinois Chicago.
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