Improving Executive Functioning In Your Child
How would you complete this statement? When my kid starts living on their own, I worry that they won’t be able to ____________. Whatever the worries and frustrations you may be feeling, you’re seeing a lack of experience in managing the day-to-day demands of living in this particular moment of the 21st century. Because life is so full for today’s tweens and teens, they need to work on their ability to manage their daily needs alongside their academic responsibilities. Author and lifelong educator Michael Delman provides practical tips for caregivers to help their children develop essential Executive Function skills that will help them thrive both in and out of the school environment.

Meet Our Speaker

Michael Delman, M.Ed. is an award-winning educator and entrepreneur. In 2006 he founded Beyond BookSmart, which he has grown into the world’s largest Executive Function coaching company, as its CEO. Prior to that, Michael co-founded and was principal of McAuliffe Charter School in Framingham, Massachusetts. In 2018, he published his first book, Your Kid’s Gonna Be Okay: Building the Executive Function Skills Your Child Needs in the Age of Attention, and toured the country speaking with parents about how to help their children be productive and confident. A popular speaker at conferences, Michael has also been featured in The Times of London, CBS Boston affiliate WBZ TV, and dozens of media outlets across the country. As a lifelong educator, Michael's passion is helping people discover their strengths, develop their confidence, and become more effective at whatever challenges they face.

"I grew up with the privilege of attending excellent schools but without the benefit of intrinsically excellent executive function skills. My passion is developing these skills in others as I learned to do for myself through a combination of research, experimentation, collaboration, and direct instruction. My mission is to teach these skills to as many other people as I can."

Expertise

Author and award-winning educator and entrepreneur, Michael Delman, M.Ed. will coach parents about the executive function skills children with mild learning differences need that are vital to ensuring confidence and success.