ResearchILD’s Professional Development and Conferences

Professional Development

ResearchILD is your go-to resource for executive function trainings. ResearchILD periodically offers a series of virtual trainings on a range of topic areas related to executive function. Presenters share expertise in their areas of specialty, including metacognition, social and emotional learning (SEL), strategies for promoting flexible thinking and problem-solving, strategies that address the needs of students with dyslexia and ADHD, as well as content areas such as reading, writing, and math. Trainings are relevant for educators in both general and special education settings. 

Learn more about our upcoming 2023 Executive Function Essentials Toolkit.


Founded nearly 40 years ago by Dr. Lynn Meltzer, our nationally-acclaimed annual conference brings together experts in the fields of executive function and learning differences. Leading educators from around the world are always enthusiastic about learning cutting-edge research in combination with practical, hands-on applications to classroom teaching.

ResearchILD’s annual Executive Function conference brings together an unparalleled panel of speakers from across the educational spectrum, including experts in executive function and metacognition, social and emotional learning, neurodiversity, and learning differences. 

ResearchILD has been a premier provider of research-based content for educators seeking knowledge, information, and practical strategies for EF strategy development for all learners, including those with ADHD, ASD, and dyslexia.