Michael HaykinChild and Adolescent Educational Consultant
Mike Haykin, M.Ed. Professional Experience Mike Haykin has been the director of the Learning Support Department at Seattle Academy for the past 13 years. In this role, Mike has developed highly effective support programs for college bound students with a wide range of diagnostic concerns. Ninety Five percent of the students served over a 13 year time span graduated and attended four year colleges and Universities. This program currently supports 140+ students in grades 6-12. Mike has a long history in education, having worked in schools serving students from pre-K through graduate school as a teacher, counselor, and learning specialist. He has also been sought as a consultant by hospitals and social service institutions and has served as a
Mike Haykin, M.Ed. Professional Experience Mike Haykin has been the director of the Learning Support Department at Seattle Academy for the past 13 years. In this role, Mike has developed highly effective support programs for college bound students with a wide range of diagnostic concerns. Ninety Five percent of the students served over a 13 year time span graduated and attended four year colleges and Universities. This program currently supports 140+ students in grades 6-12. Mike has a long history in education, having worked in schools serving students from pre-K through graduate school as a teacher, counselor, and learning specialist. He has also been sought as a consultant by hospitals and social service institutions and has served as a board member for two nonprofit schools specializing in intensive and individualized multidisciplinary support systems. In recent years, Mike has created a series of highly instructive workshops and training programs covering a wide range of issues that educators face every day. Adolescent development, executive functioning, stress, inattention and learning disabilities are common to all schools. They are specifically designed to help schools acquire information and skills that are simple, replicable and effective. Most of these workshops typically are designed for a half day or day long formats and include information and fun interactive activities that provide skills that can be implemented immediately. Mike also provides consultation services to independent schools working to develop or enhance support systems for students with learning differences. In addition, Mike is coauthor of two books, The Administrator's Desk Reference of Behavior Management and Meaningful Work. The Administrators Desk Reference focuses on successful strategies that help administrators improve school climate, culture and school-wide behavior. Meaningful Work is a guide for elementary school working that helps schools address student behaviors with a positive and proactive approach that has proven success in schools across the country. Mike is currently completing two new books, one on Executive Functioning, Practical Perspectives and Skills that Guide Decision Making and Action and the second, Parent and Child Development During the Teen Years, Practical Perspectives and Skills. For more information about the workshops or for scheduling information, please call or email. Mike can be reached at email@example.com or call 206 390 3559. Training and Consultation Services Executive Functioning (Practical Skills and Perspectives)-Learn simple, practical, effective and replicable skills that will help you help students. While it is fairly easy to see what executive functioning deficits look like, it is also important to understand how and why students struggle in order to gain an understanding of the emotional impact executive functioning deficits can cause. Once this is achieved, knowledge-based strategies and skills lead to successful student performance. Attention Deficit Disorders and Learning Disabilities- What is the reality behind the terms ADHD and LD, and what can you do to help? How do you move beyond labels to acquire practical skills that can help students succeed in and beyond the classroom? Learn simple and practical information and skills that guide decision making and action that have proven success. Healthy Student Teacher Relationships- Move beyond trying to manage behaviors. While there is fairly broad acceptance of the importance of healthy student teacher relationships, it is hard to get clear information about what constitutes a healthy relationship and how to develop and maintain relationships that serve the best interest of the student. Learn simple and practical skill and paradigms. Parenting Teens (for parents)- Learn practical and successful skills. Develop an understanding of adolescent and parent challenges that will help guide your decision making and action. Parent and Adult Development during the Teen Years- Understand the developmental challenges facing teens and their parents. Help parents learn how to navigate the teen years. Learn effective strategies and perspectives that help you to help parents and students. Study Skills- The development of effective Study Skills requires more than a good curriculum. Understand effective strategies that will help students achieve success. Building Effective Academic Support Programs for Students with Disabilities- Mike has 30 years of experience developing and implementing highly effective support programs. Each institution has different needs, limitations and possibilities. Learn how to create effective support structures that fit your institution. Complex Problems Require Complex Solutions- For school counselors, administrators and school specialists working with complex students that have learning, emotional, health and behavioral disorders. Learn how to problem solve, manage, measure and adjust to the ever changing landscape that accompanies students with these challenges.
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