Executive Function Coaching





Beyond BookSmart: The nation’s leader in Executive Function coaching has been serving students and adults since 2006. Our coaches work 1:1 online and in-person to help people learn how to manage their time, attention, effort, and emotions, as well as stay organized, plan and prioritize, self-advocate, and become more self-aware. Using our deep understanding of the nature of behavior change, our coaches help clients discover their own motivation to become more effective learners. All of our coaches have master’s level degrees or higher and have been rigorously vetted and trained, with access to over 400 tools and strategies to customize each client’s experience, according to their needs and preferences.
 Contact us: info@beyondbooksmart.com
Jennifer McKnightJennifer McKnight is a veteran educational accelerator specializing in Executive Functioning. She attained her BA in Political Science from Emory University, her Masters in Educational Psychology from Pepperdine University, and her MSW from Rutgers University (2021). As a Certified Professional Coach with a concentration in ADHD, Jennifer works with children and teens in emotional regulation and response inhibition techniques for the classroom, as well as maximizing working memory and time management.

Jennifer has worked as a learning specialist for children around the globe. She has assisted numerous students from China acclimate to the academic and social environments of U.S. high schools, and prepared them for U.S. college enrollment. She is the co-author of a book, “The Language of American Culture” which was published in China as a cultural resource for students.

In addition to her work with foreign students, Jennifer has also worked intensively with students challenged by cognitive and behavioral differences. She has a comprehensive knowledge of the specific needs of non-traditional learners, and focuses on each student from a holistic, whole child approach. It is Jennifer’s mission to empower every student to not only reach their full academic potential, but to instill in them crucial life skills that lead to success beyond the classroom.

Contact Jennifer: jbmcknight95@gmail.com

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New Frontiers in Learning: The mission of New Frontiers in Learning is to provide the highest quality education and social support services to adolescents and young adults who learn differently. Our 1:1 coaching supports use students’ real life assignments and responsibilities to build competence in skills such as organization, planning, prioritizing, self-monitoring, goal setting, and time management. We also provide content area tutoring as necessary, and help students transition successfully to the rigors and responsibilities of doing college successfully. Our group supports use the backdrop of real life activities, experiences, and environments to teach independence, social communication skills, and problem solving in the moment. We offer a summer program for students 15 and up, as well as a year round social group for individuals 21 and older that need help navigating social situations

Phone: 646-558-0085

Email: info@nfil.net

Website: www.nfil.net



Donna Goldberg founded The Organized Student® in 1990 while working at the Dalton School in New York. Combining her background in psychiatric research and child development with her skills as a librarian, Donna devised a unique method to help students succeed in school. Donna authored The Organized Student: Teaching Children the Skills for Success in School and Beyond (Simon & Schuster, 2005.) Her book received the International Dyslexia Association Margot Marek Book Award in 2007. In addition to consulting and lecturing, she has appeared on CNN, CNBC, the Today Show and Good Morning America, and featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post.

Donna Goldberg The Organized Student®, LLC 212.769.0026 donna@organizedstudent.com www.organizedstudent.com


My Learning Springboard

My Learning Springboard is a multidisciplinary educational consulting company and learning concierge® service specializing in admissions consultingtest preparationprivate tutoringenrichment teaching, and special education services. My Learning Springboard’s main office is located in Tribeca with services available across the New York City and Washington, DC metro areas as well as Palm Beach County, Florida. They partner with families in other locations across the United States and internationally through virtual consultation and e-tutoring.

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Themba Tutors offers professional learning support for all learners and for all ages in the comfort of your New York City home, specializing in executive functioning coaching and learning differences.


School Placement

NYC Admissions Solutions

NYC Admissions Solutions (NYCAS) helps families, schools and other organizations navigate NYC public and private school admissions.  Maurice Frumkin is President of NYCAS (www.nycadmissionssolutions.com), former Deputy Executive Director of High School Admissions with the NYC Department of Education and independent school admissions officer.  Maurice has been a featured speaker at dozens of schools, parent association meetings, and other organizations throughout the city.  Maurice trained hundreds of school counselors throughout NYC and was involved with all aspects of running the NYC high school admissions process, including oversight of the SHSAT (Specialized High Schools Admissions Test).  He now enjoys helping families and schools navigate school admissions, saving them time, reducing aggravation, and improving admissions outcomes.

Contact NYCAS today for a complimentary phone consultation:


College Admissions

College Maven logoSherri Maxman, aka The College Maven, is an independent educational consultant specializing in working with students with learning disabilities. Her services include building college lists, assistance with essay writing and application completion, help with college visits and interviews, and advice on college selections. She is especially knowledgeable in the area of matching a student’s academic needs to colleges that provide just the right amount of academic support and accommodation. She frequently talks to parent groups about the college application process for students with learning disabilities. She is an associate member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association, a member of the New York State Association of College Admissions Counselors, and a member of the Learning Disability Association of America. She can be reached at sherri@college-maven.com.


Top College ConsultantsTop College Consultants® helps students worldwide–especially those with learning differences or emotional challenges–transition successfully to college and graduate school. Founder Eric Endlich, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist, educational consultant, professional writer/editor and former college instructor. He typically visits 50 or more colleges annually to find the best fit for students, then works closely with them on applications, essays and college readiness. Dr. Endlich is a frequent conference presenter and member of IECA, HECA, NACAC and the College Autism Network. He can be reached at info@topcollegeconsultants.com or (833) WE-APPLY.

Speech and Language

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Brooklyn Letters provides parent pay speech language therapy and reading remediation (Orton Gillingham & Wilson) in the comfort of your Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens home, working with all ages.

Special Education Attorneys

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Law Office of Michelle Siegel
Tel. 646-530-2130
Fax. 866-490-0183 379
New York, NY 10012
Michelle Siegel is an experienced, compassionate and knowledgeable special education attorney who aggressively represents families in their struggle to secure appropriate educational programs and services in New York City.

Couples Counseling

myTherapyNYC is a group practice in the Flatiron neighborhood of Manhattan that specializes in couples therapy. Our psychotherapists work to rebuild a sense of joy, connection, intimacy, trust, and support between partners. In addition, the practice also offers other specialities for clients, including LGBT affirmative counseling and trauma treatment (EMDR).


Summer Programs


Four Spoons Teen Summer Experience is a unique, activity-based summer program in New York City for teens. Through cooking, art, music and day trips, teens develop their creativity while working together and building connection. The program challenges participants to explore their own strengths and to build confidence that they can carry into their daily lives.