Executive Skill Learning Profile

Ellen BunnEllen Bunn started working permanently with the As-U-R program in June 2018 and has been mentoring and working with students in the As-U-R program since Fall of 2015. After serving in various roles, both in As-U-R and with the College STAR program, Ellen is currently serving her second year as the interim director of the As-U-R Program at Appalachian State University. Ellen received her B.S. and M.A. in Special Education at Appalachian State with a special interest in Executive Functioning, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and Emotional and Behavioral Disorders. Additionally, Ellen is a licensed special educator in the state of North Carolina. As an undergraduate student, Ellen fell in love with working with students who have diverse learning profiles in post-secondary education. When she isn’t working with students, you can find Ellen spending time with family, friends, and her hedgehog Tulip or exploring the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains in Boone, North Carolina.

Presentation Description

This presentation will elaborate on the areas of executive functioning and discuss the essential executive skill areas that are necessary for successful college students. Facilitators will provide resources for participants to discover their strengths and needs related to the different areas of executive functioning, such as time management, monitoring, motivation, organization, and working memory. Lastly, participants will receive suggestions on how to improve or support these skill areas to prepare them for the transition into higher education.


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