Kelly Norman, M.Ed., ADHD CE (Certified Educator), is a dedicated child advocate with an uncompromising focus on the individual needs of each unique learner.   Prior to founding EF Advocates,  Kelly worked for the Hill Learning Center as a Reading Teacher and an Executive Function Coach.  At Durham Academy and the Hill Learning Center, Kelly taught Executive Function & Study Skills classes to middle school students.  She also delivered HillRAP (Hill Reading Achievement Program) instruction to elementary students at Y.E. Smith Elementary School in Durham through The East Durham Learning Collaborative.  For 11 years, Kelly served as both an Intervention Specialist and a Special Educator in the Livingston School District in New Jersey.  With over 25 years of experience as a teacher, interventionist, advocate and Executive Function Coach, Kelly specializes in the direct teaching of executive function skills for middle,  high-school and college/graduate students across public, private, chartered and homeschooling communities. Kelly also provides training and mentoring services for professionals seeking to become Executive Function Coaches.

Recent Professional Training

Certified ADHD Professional (ADHD-Certified Clinical Services Provider) Intensive Training Course: Evidence-Based Strategies for Managing ADHD Across the Lifespan, Professional Education Systems Institute (PESI)
The Special Education Advocate Training (SEAT) 2.0, Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA)
Executive Skills Coaching, Peg Dawson
Executive Skills: Practical Strategies for Assessment and Intervention, Peg Dawson
Parenting In Place Master Class
Wired Differently Summit, Holly Blanc Moses
Executive Function and Writing, Paula Moraine

Eliminating Executive Dysfunction, Hill Learning Center 

Study Skills, Hill Learning Center 

Executive Function Skills to Support M.S. and H.S. Students, Hill Learning Center 

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