Executive Function Training

*This workshop is for current license holders only. You must be the educator assigned to the license in order to attend.*

Price: $349 ($295 for new users)

As you prepare for the year ahead, it’s a great time to dig deeper into the SMARTS Executive Function Curriculum at this year’s Summer Workshop. Learn with peers from across the country. Led by experienced members of the SMARTS team, attendees will get hands-on experience with popular strategies and will spend time learning how to adapt and modify SMARTS to meet the unique needs of their students.

This year’s summer workshop will be held online via Zoom or recorded sessions for a total of 11 hours of training. In both large group sessions and grade-level breakouts, we will explore the importance of executive function strategy instruction.

By the end of this training series, attendees will have a thorough knowledge of SMARTS and will be prepared to implement a customized approach for any educational setting.

Sessions will be held the week of 7/22 and 7/29 live and recorded.

This training series consists of 7 full sessions. Three sessions are available recorded, and four will be held live with recordings available afterwards. That’s a total of 11 hours of training! Attend live and watch the recordings, with access through December 31, 2024.

Pre-recorded sessions:

  • Get to Know SMARTS (1 hour)
  • Get to Know SMARTS Connect (1 hour)
  • Get to Know the MetaCOG Surveys and Toolkit (1 hour)

Live sessions (with recordings available afterwards):

  • Session 1: Best Practices for Executive Function (July 23, 11-1 EDT)
  • Session 2: Organizing Time and Materials (July 25, 11-1 EDT)
  • Session 3: EF and Challenging Academics: Reading, writing and remembering (July 30, 11-1 EDT)
  • Session 4: Self-understanding and SEL (Aug 1, 11-1 EDT)

*Add a new SMARTS subscription for your school or district and receive over $50 off the workshop price!

Interested in bulk pricing? Reach out to us for discount information.

Questions? Contact Lorissa Gomez, SMARTS Operations Coordinator, [email protected]


SMARTS is your go-to resource for executive function trainings.

SMARTS offers a series of virtual trainings on a range of topic areas related to executive function. These engaging and practical executive function workshops are offered throughout the year. Presenters share expertise in their areas of specialty, including metacognition, social and emotional learning (SEL), strategies for promoting flexible thinking and problem-solving, strategies that address the needs of students with dyslexia and ADHD, as well as content areas such as reading, writing, and math. Our professional development offerings are perfect for special education teachers, general education teachers, school psychologists, tutors, anyone who is interested in learning more about the transformative power of executive function strategy instruction.

Past programming has included topics such as:

  • Metacognition and Executive Function: Practical Tools for Motivating Students and Reducing Stress in the Classroom
  • Embedding Executive Function in the General Education Classroom: Strategies for Reading, Writing, Note taking, and More
  • Executive Function and Social Emotional Learning: Strategies to Promote Perspective Taking, Goal Setting, and Flexible Thinking
  • Cognitive Flexibility and Resilience: Shifting to Overcome Academic and Life Stresses