Assistant Director, ILD
Director of Outreach & Training, ResearchILD
Donna Kincaid, M.Ed. is an Educational Specialist and Coordinator of Professional Development for the Institute for Learning and Development in Lexington, MA. Donna conducts comprehensive psycho-educational assessments and provides individual educational therapy to students of all ages, including college students and adults, with learning and attentional issues. She also teaches the Master your Mind course, which teaches students effective executive function strategies in areas such as goal-setting, organization, time management, and study skills. In addition, Donna coordinates and facilitates outside professional development for private and public schools, and consults with parents and teachers. Her career in the field of special education has included teaching, supervising, testing, consulting, teacher training, and administrative responsibilities. In the public school sector, she has worked with all levels of educators from teachers to superintendents, and was the Director of Special Education at a bilingual charter school. Most recently, she has co-authored a chapter entitled Remembering: Teaching Students how to retain and mentally manipulate information in a ResearchILD book for teachers entitled, Promoting Executive Function in the Classroom (Guilford Press, 2010). Donna holds a Masters Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Massachusetts, and Supervisor/Director Certification in the area of Special Needs.