Jacquelyn Gamino, PhD
Dr. Gamino has dedicated more than two decades of research to discovering and creating protocols to improve higher-order executive function in adolescents. Key accomplishments include development of a universal training program that enhances student performance and teachers’ understanding of the brain and the importance of stimulating and cognitively challenging environments to emotional, cognitive and academic well-being. Raising more than $25,000,000 in grant money over the course of her career, Dr. Gamino is driven by her desire to make a difference in the lives of children and their families. As an expert in higher-order executive function, she has published evidence-based practices for educators, students, parents and researchers regarding maximizing adolescent brain potential. She is an invited national speaker and provides workshops and professional development opportunities for educators and administrators. Her presentations reflect her level of expertise and her innate ability to explain complex brain functioning to help the general public understand how they can improve their brain performance.