ce credits

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Earn f hours toward professional development credit for educators and certain clinicians. Please indicate the type of professional credit you are seeking on your registration. At the seminar, you will have to submit an evaluation form in order to be eligible for credit and certificate of attendance. For more information on the availability of professional development credits, call 857-444-1500 x1 or email [email protected].

Credits for Educators: State Department of Education

ERI is able to provide credits that qualify for the education departments in most states and are accepted by most districts. You may wish to check whether your state's Department of Education requires special approved provider status. ERI is a specifically approved provider in the Departments of Education in the states of NY and WA.

Effective 07/27/2018, ERI is a NYSED Approved CTLE Sponsor.

Credits for Psychologists and School Psychologists:

Educator Resources, Inc. (ERI), the producers of the Learning & Brain seminars, is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. ERI maintains responsibility for the program. Psychologists and school psychologists must complete the evaluation form in their program book in order to receive credit.


Credits for Speech-Language Pathologists:

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Improving Reading With Executive Functions


The program is offered for 0.5 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level; Professional area).




SLP participants will be able to:

  • Identify common assessments of executive functions (EF)
  • Differentiate between executive function challenges and ADHD
  • Relate areas of EF to reading performance, especially among struggling readers
  • Review current research on improving EF through metacognitive skills and training programs

Seminar Schedule
10:00am – 11:45am: Welcome & introduction of goals; Identification of the common executive function assessments
11:45am – 12:00pm: Break

12:00pm – 1:15pm: Differentiate between execution functions challenges and ADHD; Relation of areas of EF to reading performance, especially among struggling readers
1:15pm – 2:00pm: Break
2:00pm – 4:00pm:
Review of current research on improving EF through metacognitive skills and training programs; Wrap Up 

Joanna A. Christodoulou, EdD, is an Associate Professor at the MGH Institute of Health Professions, and Adjunct Lecturer at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and is a Research Affiliate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She works at the intersection of education, clinical, and research contexts. She leads the Brain, Education, and Mind (BEAM) Team to study the brain and behavior links underlying reading development and difficulty. Current research focuses on reading intervention and summer reading growth. She was awarded the 2014 award for Transforming Education Through Neuroscience Award from the Learning & the Brain Foundation and the International Mind, Brain, and Education Society and was invited to join the first White House Workshop on Neuroscience and Learning.

Financial disclosure – Joanna Christodoulou is receiving an honorarium for her presentation and receives consulting fees from Understood.org and Acton-Boxborough Regional School District. Non-financial disclosure – Joanna Christodoulou has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.


Credits for Social Workers:

Educator Resources, Inc., can apply for 3 Category I credits to social workers through the Collaborative of the National Association of Social Workers - MA Chapter (NASW-MA)  and the Boston College and Simmons College Schools of Social Work upon request. **Please check with your state chapter to ensure that these credits are applicable to your state standards. For some social workers in NY state, they may not be applicable without special approval.



Apply to Your Own Professional Organization/District for Credits (CE Credits)

Educator Resources, Inc. (ERI) may not be approved by your professional organization to offer continuing education credits. However, you can submit your own request to your organization for approval to receive credits at the conference. Simply submit the following documents to your organization to request CE approval. Print the Conference Program and Schedule, Conference Brochure, and the Evaluation Form sample documents and submit them to you organization or district for approval.

If you would like us to apply for credits with a specific organization, please contact CE Director, Kristin Dunay at 857-444-1500 x1 or email [email protected].