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Leading with Executive Function ~ Special Interview with Dr. Morcease Beasley, Superintendent, Clayton County Public Schools, Georgia

January 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST

The excitement of a new year also brings new challenges to overcome, especially as we continue to face educational, health, safety and well-being issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic. As we gear up, how should we adjust our educational approach so that we can achieve our goals with our schools and communities? How can we keep students motivated and engaged to continue learning, but also, how do we develop patience and understanding throughout the community during this new normal that is weighed down by fear, frustration, and the anxiety of the unknown?

In this ExQ Know How (To Learn More) Webinar, Sucheta Kamath, Founder of ExQ®, teams up with Dr. Morcease Beasley, Superintendent, Clayton County Public School, Georgia for an exclusive interview to learn how educators can make strategic shifts by focusing on self-awareness, self-reflection and Executive Function in general to empower their teachers, staff, parents and students during these uncertain times.

Hear how since the start of COVID-19 in 2020, Dr. Beasley has made remarkable efforts to strategically manage the disruption caused by the pandemic by implementing prudent health and safety precautions, bridging the digital divide by improving remote/hybrid learning experiences for students and activating meaningful support of students and faculty alike. Listen as Sucheta Kamath shares research proving the positive impact of implementing executive function (EF) curricula, hear what school administrators are sharing about the benefits and outcomes related to teaching students critical reasoning and decision-making skills, and learn how teaching our students to regulate emotions and master skillful deliberation, cognitive flexibility and empathy makes a positive difference in not only their academic outcomes but also in their lives.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how the ongoing pandemic is widening the equity gap and impacting the learners’ capabilities to cope and adapt during transitions
  • Value proposition for incorporating EF / SEL into Middle and High School curriculum
  • Benefits and outcomes related to teaching students critical reasoning and decision making skills
  • Learn how teaching Executive Function helps students build social-emotional skills that lead to resilient and reciprocal relationships
  • Understand how training advanced Executive Function skills influences the ability to empathize, identify needs to achieve common goals, strengthen adaptive flexibility and increase awareness about social responsibility

Who Should Attend?
District Administrators, Principals, Superintendents, School Board Members, Educators

About Dr. Beasley:
Nationally known as an innovative leader and instructor, Dr. Morcease Beasley has more than 25 years of dedicated service in instructional and organizational practices and the education of young people. Throughout his career, he has held numerous positions at every level of public school education beginning as a high school Mathematics teacher; assistant principal; high school principal; Executive Director for Curriculum, Instruction, Professional Learning and Federal Programs. He also held the position as Deputy Superintendent for Teaching and Learning; Deputy Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction and School Leadership. Dr. Beasley is considered a transformational educator and instructional leader with proven success in the supervision of both large urban and suburban school districts.

About Sucheta Kamath:
Sucheta Kamath, is an award-winning speech-language pathologist, a TEDx speaker, and a tech-entrepreneur who has created ExQ®; a 100% digital, patented and cloud-based curriculum for middle and high school students designed to assess, personalize, and build Executive Function skills through games, error analysis, and metacognitive lessons. Sucheta has also built an ExQ Teacher Academy with in-depth training and expansive resources for K-12 educators. She is the host of the Full PreFrontal®: Exposing the Mysteries of Executive Function; where her invited guests range from neuroscientists, researchers, educators, SLPs, sociologists, anthropologists, journalists, and even business leaders which has been downloaded in more than 100 countries.

Details

Date:
January 11
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0od-6qqDsuHNMOgs2gwIHj2J1GGFYcoDpv

Venue

Virtual

Details

Date:
January 11
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0od-6qqDsuHNMOgs2gwIHj2J1GGFYcoDpv

Venue

Virtual