Helping kids with their organization, attention skills

Jody Van Ness, a psycho-educational consultant with the Fraser Institute, will provide a presentation on “Executive Function” Thursday, Feb. 28 a the Handke Family Center in Elk River.

Her presentation will be from 6:30–8 p.m.  It’s expected to help parents, teachers and caregivers understand student needs for those who have difficulty with organization and attention.

This free event is open to the greater community and to other educational professionals in the region.  There is no “sign-up” for this event and there will be some door prizes for names drawn at the end of the forum.

Organizers say this “user-friendly” topic will be valuable for many audiences including:


•general education staff

•special education staff