Support Your Students Who Struggle with Time Management and Organization 

Building Executive Function Skills in the Classroom:
Online Professional Course

Are you frustrated with the challenge of helping students with Executive Functioning (EF) deficits and ADHD?

In this online, interactive course, instructors Marydee Sklar and Paige Morabito will foster a deep understanding of the brain to help you develop your students’ executive function skills. 

The Building Executive Function Skills in the Classroom course is designed to help you:

  • Develop a strong understanding of the brain to improve your students' EF awareness
  • Analyze how your students' behaviors are affected by their brain's development
  • Teach time management, planning and organization skills to your students
  • Help your students to become better learners and be more successful at retaining classroom content

Next course starts:
July 1, 2018


Access to this course will begin July 1, 2018

After July 1, there is open enrollment: you may start at any time. This is a fully recorded, self-paced course. You will have one year to complete this course.

Cost: $395 *

*This price does NOT include college credit. If you are interested in earning 3 graduate level credits for this course, please register through our accrediting agency, Seattle Pacific University, using this link. You do not need to register through EFS if you are seeking credit. 

About The Course

  • This is a self-paced online course designed to accommodate teachers' busy schedules
  • The course runs for one year
  • Course content includes video recordings, interactive communication with your peers and instructor, and written assignments
  • Available for three graduate level credits 

Video Update: We are now working through Seattle Pacific University to provide two optional graduate level credits for this course. CEU's are no longer available, though we do provide a certificate of completion which can be used to receive CEU's through your own accrediting institution. 

How it works

Instructional video recordings will be made available via our secure, online classroom for one year after your enrollment is processed.

Complete written assignments and add your impressions, questions and reflections to the online classroom.

Complete the course with clear, well-defined goals and strategies to apply in your classroom.

This course is appropriate for:

  • Teachers, grades 3 - 12
  • Graduates of the Teaching Seeing My Time Professional training course, who would like to learn even more about the brain, executive functions, and how to help their clients

Course content will include:

  • Current perspectives on brain development and EF skills as they relate to successful classroom behaviors
  • Visual instruction models to teach key concepts that are the foundation for developing and improving EF skills
  • Hands-on activities and downloadable forms to use with your students as you develop their metacognition, time-management and planning
  • A simple and effective binder system for your student's paper management organization
  • Practical information about the brain that will improve your effectiveness as a teacher
  • Tips and strategies to improve your own time-management, planning and organization skills

How to Register:

  1. Register for the course using the 'Add to Cart' button below.
  2. If you are taking the course for credit, please use the link above to register with Seattle Pacific University directly.
  3. Once your enrollment is processed, you will receive an automated email with information on how to log in to the secure, online classroom and begin watching, posting and learning. NOTE: Please keep an eye out for this email in your spam and promotions folders. 

This course is a game-changer

This class is wonderful! I think the term I've used is "game changer" with district administration. You've done such a great job taking the incredibly complex world of neuroscience and making it accessible and practical for us all.

Kelly Running HRCSD Behavior/Autistm Behavioral Support Specialist


Here are answers to some frequently asked questions:

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