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The internationally recognized Executive Function thought-leader, speaker, EdTech entrepreneur and Founder & CEO of ExQ®, Sucheta Kamath, has created the 2022 Leading Education with Executive Function, Certification Series to bring together public and private school leaders, teachers, researchers, policymakers, and change makers to address specific topics connected to Executive Function including engagement, technology, diversity, equity, and inclusion–all critical in the academic, social, and emotional success of our students.
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Sucheta Kamath, Founder & CEO, ExQ® was joined by expert panelists to launch an exclusive master class called “Leading Education with Executive Function ” a Continuing Education Certification Webinar Series for Educational Leaders. Her guests in this session include: Horacio Sanchez, President & CEO, Resiliency Inc. and Stephanie M. Carlson....
Horacio Sanchez is a highly sought-after speaker and educational consultant, helping schools learn to apply neuroscience to improve educational outcomes. He presents on diverse topics such as overcoming the impact of poverty, improving school climate, engaging in brain-based instruction, and addressing issues related to implicit bias. He is recognized as one of the nation’s leading authorities on resiliency and applied brain science. Horacio has been a teacher, administrator, clinician, mental health director, and consultant to school districts across the United States. Horacio sits on True Health Initiative Council of Directors, a coalition of more than 250 world-renowned health experts, committed to educating on proven principles of lifestyle as medicine. He is the author of the best-selling book, The Education Revolution, which applies brain science to improve instruction, behaviors, and school climate. His new book, The Poverty Problem, explains how education can promote resilience and counter poverty’s impact on brain development and functioning.
Stephanie M. Carlson, Distinguished McKnight University Professor and Director of Graduate Studies at the Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota
She is Co-founder of Reflection Sciences Inc. and Reflective Performance Inc. Dr. Carlson is an internationally recognized leader in the study of executive function (brain basis of self-control). She has developed innovative ways of measuring executive function in young children and, in 2014, co-founded Reflection Sciences, which provides Executive Function assessment (ages 2+) and surrounding services to educators. In 2021, she co-founded Reflective Performance, which brings insights on executive function to workforce development.
The series is designed to bring together public and private school leaders, teachers, researchers, policymakers, and change makers to address specific topics connected to Executive Function including engagement, technology, diversity, equity, and inclusion–all critical in the academic, social, and emotional success of our students. The webinar discussions is moderated by Sucheta, and the Full Frontal panelists are asked to share diverse perspectives about the neuroscience of Executive Function in lifelong learning and meaningful lives. They also talk about their recent book publications in the sphere of mindfulness, social-emotional learning, and the lifelong practice of honing our Executive Function skills. Part One of a four part series, drop in or attend all four and earn a Certification Leading Education with Executive Function.
Sucheta Kamath, Founder & CEO, ExQ® hosted Fortune 500 and corporate Human Resource Directors and corporate leaders to talk about the importance of Executive Function skills for successful and meaningful careers. Invited guests included: Amanda Rosseter, Chief Communications Officer (CCO) at PNC Financial Services Group and Zack Wepfer, Global Recruitment Leader; Talent Acquisition Leader, LATAM, The Coca-Cola Company....
Amanda Rosseter, Chief Communications Officer (CCO) at PNC Financial Services Group
Amanda Rosseter is currently the Chief Communications Officer at PNC Financial Services group. In this role since 2021, she leads corporate, executive and transformation communications for the 5th largest bank in the country, driving awareness for PNC’s recent acquisition growth and national expansion.
A communications leader with more than 25 years in external and internal communications, Amanda has led global business initiatives for two Fortune 500 publicly traded companies. In her previous role as CCO at Equifax, Inc., Amanda established and led the communications strategy and execution of the company’s $1.5B technology transformation, delivering messaging across all stakeholder audiences, including media, customers, consumers, and the investor & analyst community.
Zack Wepfer, Global Recruitment Leader; Talent Acquisition Leader, LATAM, The Coca-Cola Company
Zack helps companies and hiring managers refine recruitment needs and then identify and attract diverse, top talent that is both passive and active.
Bilingual recruitment leader with a diverse background in both in-house and agency talent acquisition procedures and techniques.
Full life cycle recruitment experience with an emphasis on global, professional, and university recruitment.
The group of organizational leaders discussed the value and importance of teaching Executive Function to students to prepare them for jobs, careers and vocations, and the current state of preparedness of graduating students and the most needed skills in today’s colleges, universities and workforce (i.e.. critical thinking, mental flexibility, emotional regulation, social-emotional awareness, ability to collaborate and cooperate, skills to pivot).
Sucheta Kamath, Founder & CEO, ExQ® was joined by a carefully curated lineup of expert panelists to launch an exclusive master class called “Leading Education with Executive Function” a Continuing Education Certification Webinar Series for Educational Leaders. Expert panelist guests for this session included Dr. Lisa Herring, Superintendent, Atlanta Public Schools, Georgia and Dr. Michael Duncan, Superintendent, Pike County Schools, Georgia....
Dr. Lisa Herring, Superintendent, Atlanta Public Schools, Georgia
Dr. Lisa Herring brings a servant heart and more than 25 years of experience in education with her to Atlanta Public Schools as its new superintendent. Embracing a passionate belief that education is the greatest equalizer, Dr. Herring believes in the inner strength, power, and talent of all children. Success, she says, does not rest on where we begin in life but how each of us maximizes our talents and pursues our purpose. The concept is critical in serving, supporting and educating children and future leaders. A Macon, Georgia, native and graduate of both Spelman College and Georgia Southern University, Dr. Herring established her professional career by teaching in both public and private schools in urban and rural settings. These experiences allow her to impact the lives of students from diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds. Dr. Herring comes to APS from Birmingham (Alabama) City Schools, where she led the district through a significant transformation by stabilizing leadership, improving system performance, and increasing student achievement. Under her leadership, BCS received its first award of full district accreditation after being under state takeover and conditional accreditation for several years. Her focus on instruction significantly reduced the number of failing schools as identified by the Alabama State Department of Education school report card.
Dr. Michael Duncan, Superintendent, Pike County Schools, Georgia
Michael Duncan became Superintendent, Pike County Schools, Georgia in June of 2005. He is currently one of Georgia’s longest continuously serving school superintendents. He is the winner of the 2018 Georgia School Superintendents Association’s Bill Barr Leadership Award, a 2018 and 2019 Superintendent of the Year Finalist, the 2021 Superintendent of the Year Winner, and a 2012 recipient of the Georgia School Superintendents President’s Award. Before arriving in Pike, Michael was a high school principal, high school and middle school assistant principal, and a middle school teacher. He earned a doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Georgia in 2004. He is married to his best friend Melanie and they have two sons, Josh and Alec.
The series is designed to bring together public and private school leaders, teachers, researchers, policymakers, and change makers to address specific topics connected to Executive Function including engagement, technology, diversity, equity, and inclusion–all critical in the academic, social, and emotional success of our students. The webinar discussions will be moderated by Sucheta, and the panelists will be asked to share diverse perspectives and effective decision-making principles that create a culture of pragmatic problem solving. Part One of a four part series, drop in or attend all four and earn a Certification Leading Education with Executive Function.
Sucheta Kamath, Founder & CEO, ExQ® hosts a Global Short Film Premiere Virtual Screening of Beacon The Film, with a pre-screening talk with the film’s Producer, Isara Krieger. Beacon is both a Short Film and forthcoming feature documentary film (2022) that follows three students as they make the leap across the education gap: Meleah, Makai and Exavion are Boston-area public middle-schoolers who by 8th grade rank far below their suburban peers....
They take a chance entering Beacon Academy, a 14 - month program between middle and high school that aims to help public school students prepare to apply to some of the best private high schools in the country.
Join Sucheta Kamath and Isara Krieger as they discuss thought provoking questions such as:
What are the factors that are critical for students to transform during these transitional opportunities?
How can we enhance and improve our community and educational efforts to help students build self-agency in order to fully engage in the learning supports provided in their educational journey?
How do we help our students learn how to develop the transformational self-reflection skills they need to thrive during times of change and transition?
What are the common skills all students need to cope with stress, trauma, and the cultural / socio-economic issues that often interrupt traditional learning?
Can teaching Executive Function and social-emotional skills help close gaps in unfinished learning and balance structural equity issues in our learning systems?
Part Four of a four-part series, drop in for the Live Webinar, join On Demand!
Attend all four events and earn a Professional Development Certification in Leading Education with Executive Function.
Special Interview with:
Dr. Morcease Beasley, Superintendent,
Clayton County Public Schools, Georgia
In this ExQ Know How (To Learn More) Webinar, Sucheta Kamath, Founder of ExQ®, teamed up with Dr. Morcease Beasley, Superintendent, Clayton County Public Schools, 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.
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.
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