Within the Framework Webinar
Finding Executive Function in Your Pyramid Model Classroom: The Secret Ingredient You Didn't Know You Had

Unpacking Coaching Webinar Series

June 25, 2020
Duration: 46 min


This webinar teaches about how early educators can foster the growth of social-emotional development through the unique lens of executive skill development. The presentation will describe how classroom teachers can a) facilitate the trajectory of executive skills relevant to social-emotional development, b) influence the practices of families of young children to better develop social-emotionally specific executive skills, and c) better shape the success of children after their transition to kindergarten by intentionally equipping them with these necessary skills.

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Lise Fox, University of South Florida

Lise Fox, PhD, is a Professor in the Department of Child and Family Studies in the College of Behavioral and Community Sciences of the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida. Lise is a Co-Director of Florida Center for Inclusive Communities (a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities), a faculty member with the ECTA Center, and an investigator with an IES funded research project examining the implementation of the Pyramid Model within community early care and education programs. She also provides training and technical assistance to programs through the Pyramid Equity Project. Her research is focused on in practical approaches to addressing issues surrounding the inclusion of young children with problem behavior in community settings, program-wide implementation of the Pyramid Model, and individualized positive behavior support.


Dr. Leslie McIntosh, Jersey City Public Schools

Leslie McIntosh, Psy.D, NCSP is an NJ certified and nationally certified school psychologist. He works within the Early Childhood Dept of Jersey City Public Schools as a member of the Preschool Intervention Referral Team (PIRT); a multidisciplinary unit that works to promote the inclusion and success of all early learners using the Pyramid Model. Leslie's doctoral research focused on the development of executive function in the preschool-aged child, and interventions in this area of need. This work has been further honed through his experience as an NCPMI Fellow.