MS065: A School-Wide Approach to Teaching Executive Function Skills


This mini-skills session will provide participants with strategies to implement intervention practices and organizational systems for establishing the teaching & learning environment and individual executive function supports necessary to promote academic success for all student groups. Participants will be introduced to the School-Wide Executive Function Intervention Support (SWEFIS) model as a framework of empirically-based theories, practices, interventions, and systemic strategies to support executive function skills across developmental stages in children and adolescents.


Natasha L. Smith, Howard County Public Schools, Ellicott City, MD; Donyall D. Dickey, Educational Epiphany, LLC, Foxridge, MD