SRF Program

  • Executive Functioning Online Training Module

    VEYLDF Alignment

    Item uses these practice principles: Reflective practice, High expectations for every child, Respectful relationships and responsive engagement, Integrated teaching and learning approaches.

    Item responds to these sub-outcomes: Children become strong in their social, emotional and spiritual wellbeing, Children take increasing responsibility for their own health and physical wellbeing.


    This online professional development module is provided by the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University and discusses the science of executive function and self-regulation and how adults can help children build these skills.

    Detailed Costs

    Not applicable

    Implementation Considerations

    Target population: early childhood educators.

    Program / practice descriptions and details: the module takes about 90 minutes or less to complete, with the option to stop and resume later.​

    Staffing: services should consider the cost of backfill when determining the cost of accessing this resource.

    Tools and systems: staff will require access to a working internet connection to access this resource. The course requires you to enable a Flash Player (link provided for download at commencement) for your computer’s browser. The Flash player and this course does not work on phones or tablets.​​

    Strength of Evidence

    Not applicable