ADHD Teacher Trainer Academy©

ADHD Teacher Trainer Academy

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Are you passionate about making a lasting impact on the education of students with ADHD and executive function difficulties? Become an ADHD Teacher Trainer and lead professional development in schools.

Bridging the Gap with ADHD Teacher Specialists

We are dedicated to empowering educators to successfully address the unique needs of students with ADHD and executive function challenges. Our comprehensive training program equips you with the knowledge, strategies, and tools to make a meaningful difference in the lives of both teachers and students.

By offering insights, tools, and evidence-based approaches, you will significantly reduce teachers’ time managing off-task and disruptive behaviors.

The ADHD Teacher Trainer Academy is open to:

Mental Health Professionals, Educators, Professional Coaches, Nurse Practitioners, School Psychologists, Learning Specialists, Occupational Therapists, and Speech-Language Pathologists.

You may earn Continuing Education credits for Educators, AOTA, NBCC, and ASHA.

If this looks interesting and you have more questions, please contact Cindy.

Why Become an ADHD Teacher Trainer?

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Train Staff in Public & Private Schools

Learn to lead professional development sessions and empower educators with practical techniques as an ADHD Teacher Trainer. Foster a supportive and engaging atmosphere within schools for students with ADHD and Executive Function challenges.

Maximizing Teaching Time

Help educators spend less time managing off-task and challenging behaviors and more time delivering lessons and fostering a positive learning environment. Equip teachers with the expertise and tools essential for creating inclusive classrooms, alleviating stress, and fostering academic success in students with ADHD.

The Long-Term Impact

Investing in ADHD Teacher Training extends beyond immediate benefits. Contribute to a more stable and experienced teaching workforce, reducing stress, burnout, turnover, and associated costs. Your commitment creates positive systemic change for the entire school.

What You’ll Learn

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Understanding ADHD and Executive Function

This course provides an in-depth understanding of the social and emotional impact ADHD and executive function challenges have on learning, motivation, and behavior, allowing you to tailor your approach to diverse learning needs.

Effective Teaching Strategies

You will learn effective skills, strategies, and techniques to help students in need at the Point of Performance while balancing the needs of all students in the classroom. Learn to design subtle environmental changes to improve and support focus, time management, organization, working memory, slower processing speed, motivation, and emotional regulation that will benefit all children, not only those with ADHD. Explore evidence-based teaching strategies proven to enhance the educational experience for students with ADHD.

Building Inclusive Classrooms

Learn how to create inclusive classrooms that support the unique needs of students with ADHD, fostering a positive and empowering learning atmosphere.

Collaborating with Students to Improve Compliance and Behavior

Empower educators with advanced skills in collaborative problem-solving. We go beyond traditional approaches, providing teachers with dynamic strategies to handle challenging behaviors that disrupt the learning environment skillfully. Learn to strengthen students’ emotional and self-regulation skills while improving their problem-solving and advocacy skills.

Student Goal Setting

Students, especially those with ADHD, often have dreams and desires but lack a concrete plan to realize these wishes. Setting meaningful goals is an impactful way for students to develop and improve self-regulation skills. In addition, research shows that when students set goals and work toward them, they perform better, experience less stress and anxiety, and are happier and more satisfied with their lives. Learn to teach the value and the process of setting, monitoring, and achieving goals.

Leading Professional Development Workshops

Develop the skills to deliver impactful professional development sessions for school staff, promoting a collaborative and supportive educational environment.

Community Presentations to Help Establish You as an ADHD Specialist

You will learn to facilitate the presentations Ready, Set… Now, How Do I Get Started?© and Effective Collaborating: Parent, Student, Teacher© for community education and to support your marketing.

Course Details

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Join our Academy and gain access to a comprehensive curriculum designed to guide you through every aspect of ADHD education.

Live-Interactive Virtual Classes: The course is conducted through the Zoom platform, allowing interaction with participants nationwide. Address real-world scenarios to apply your learning in practical situations. While optional, having your video camera on is encouraged to enhance participation.

All Classes are Recorded: You may re-watch each class for further practice and review.

Class Expectations: Be prepared to spend one hour outside class reviewing the materials and required reading and composing homework responses and one hour meeting with your class partner. Completing this course requires a minimum grade of 80% on the post-course exam and completing the course evaluation form.

Required Texts (books are not included in the course fee):

Certification: Upon course completion, you will receive an ADHD Teacher Trainer certification and Graduate Badge to use on your website and marketing materials. PTS Coaching, LLC has a system to ensure the privacy and security of participants. We have a permanent record-keeping system for retaining participants’ CEUs earned for a minimum of 7 years from the completion date of the course offering. If you need to replace a certification, please contact us, and we will email you a new certificate (Replacement fee – $25).

Earn CEUs and Professional Development Credits: Educators, Counselors, Speech Pathologists, Occupational Therapists. See the section Earning CEUs & Professional Development Credits below.

Renewable License includes the following benefits:

  • Access to the password-protected curriculum for use in schools and professional conferences. All the training materials are intellectual property owned by PTS Coaching, LLC, and its founder, Cindy Goldrich.
  • An ATTA Graduate Badge to use on your website and marketing materials showing that you are a PTS Coaching Licensed ADHD Professional Trainer
  • One free Mentor session with Cindy Goldrich or Carly Wolf to discuss marketing, client support, presentation support, or business development issues (Value: $175). Ongoing support is always available through additional mentoring sessions.
  • Academy graduates may join the Monthly Coaches Chat for continued professional development and support on workshop facilitation, marketing, and business development.

Additional Course Details

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We would be happy to accommodate your ADA needs; please email [email protected] or call 516.398.9934 at least two weeks before the seminar date.

We aim for you to be 100% satisfied with your continuing education experience with us.  If you contact us more than five days before the event date, you can have a tuition refund, less a $30 cancellation fee.  Cancellations received within five business days of the course date are non-refundable, but a credit will be issued for a future seminar, webinar, or online course.  Rescheduling for a later program is permitted at any time.

If you withdraw from the course before the 2nd class, we will refund 95% of the payment received.  After that time, we offer a prorated credit towards a future course.  No credits will be provided after the 5th week, except under special/emergency circumstances.

PTS Coaching, LLC will notify participants at least two weeks before a training cancellation unless an unforeseen emergency deems it necessary to cancel a class in short order. Course fees will be refunded to each participant or applied to a future course at the participant’s request. A full refund or credit will be issued if a seminar is canceled by PTS Coaching, LLC due to weather, instructor illness, travel issues, technical issues, or other unforeseen issues.

Financial: Cindy Goldrich is the owner of PTS Coaching, LLC, and is the author of 8 Keys to Parenting Children with ADHD and ADHD, Executive Function, & Behavioral Challenges in the Classroom. She receives book royalty payments.
Non-financial: Cindy Goldrich has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

PTS Coaching, LLC is committed to addressing issues of diversity and multiculturalism and engaging in practices that reflect the belief that families will thrive only by developing an inclusive coaching community. This commitment is fully aligned with PTS Coaching, LLC’s values to prohibit discrimination based on age, color, gender, national origin (ancestry), physical impairment, marital status, political affiliation, race, religion (creed), disability, or sexual orientation in the application of all program policies and procedures. All instructors must adhere to these standards.

PTS Coaching is dedicated to providing excellent training programs and maintaining a healthy relationship with all participants. As our trainee, we would like to ask you to please make a complaint to us. We’ll be sure to work to resolve your complaint as soon as possible. Please email Cindy Goldrich at [email protected] within 60 days of completing the course and we will do our best to fix any problems you’re having with the program, procedures, or payments as soon as possible. Upon receiving a complaint, we will acknowledge your matter via telephone or in writing within two business days. If your complaint is urgent, we will prioritize your complaint. We will keep you informed of the progress of your complaint, proposed actions, and the expected timeframe for resolution. We will advise you of the outcome of your complaint in writing.

Dates, Times, & Price

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Class Dates:
Mondays & Wednesdays:
June 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, July 8, 10, 15, 17, 2024   (skips June 26, July 1, 3).

Class Time: 4 pm – 6:30 pm MT (6 pm – 8:30 pm ET)


Course Fee: $3200
Price includes the first year’s renewable annual licensing fee of $525.


Optional Payment Plan:
On the registration form, you may choose the 3-Payment Plan option. Each installment is $1150.


If School Is Paying Tuition:
If your school district is paying your tuition, please complete the registration form, skip the payment part, and email Cindy to let us know where and to whom to send the invoice.


Earning CEUs & Professional Development Credits

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This course is approved for 2.2 CE credits from Adams State University, CONT 9589. The tuition fee to Adams State Univ. is $40 for 2.2 CEUs. Students must register for the course before the end of the semester they are enrolled.
Register for credit here

This course is approved for 1.5 Graduate Professional Development from Adams State University, ED 589. The tuition fee to Adams State Univ. is $55 for 1.5 Graduate PD Credits. For pay scale advancement or re-licensure, it depends on your school district. Most districts require graduate-level transcripts from an accredited University (like Adams State University) to move up the pay scale. Check with your district. Students must register for the course before the end of the semester they are enrolled.
Register for credit here

PTS Coaching, LLC is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID# 5847. This Distance Learning-Interactive webinar is offered at 21 CEUs of Professional Development at an Intermediate Educational Level, Foundational Knowledge. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply the endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

PTS Coaching, LLC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7248. This course is approved for 15 Credit Hours. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. PTS Coaching, LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

This course is approved for 2.1 ASHA CEUs at the Intermediate Level. ASHA CE Provider approval and use of the Brand Block does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures.

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If you are interested in receiving Continuing Education for your certification or license and do not see your approval organization here, please contact Cindy Goldrich: [email protected]

Tuition Options

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Scholarships Available: For individuals who provide support predominantly for people in BIPOC communities that are underserved, please contact Cindy Goldrich for scholarship opportunities. Limited scholarships are available; advance registration is required. Contact Cindy
Discounted Tuition for Military: PTS Coaching, LLC offers this Course at a 30% discount for veterans and active-duty military personnel. Limited seats available; advance registration required. Contact Cindy


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Testimonials from Cindy’s Professional Training

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Cindy’s Books

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ADHD, Executive Function, & Behavioral Challenges in the Classroom

Practical insights, tools, and activities to support the social and emotional education of children who learn differently.

Check out Cindy’s parenting book here.

ADHD Executive Function & Behavioral Challenges in the Classroom

About Cindy

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Cindy Goldrich

Cindy Goldrich, Ed.M., ADHD-CCSP, is a mental health professional, certified ADHD Coach, and training professional. Founder of PTS Coaching, LLC, Cindy is a leading authority on parenting and supporting children with ADHD, Executive Function, and Learning Disabilities.

Author of 8 Keys to Parenting Children with ADHD, a concise, easy-to-read “crash course” for parents of children with ADHD based on her Calm Connected coaching model. Co-Author of ADHD, Executive Function, & Behavioral Challenges in the Classroom, an invaluable resource for all classroom teachers full of real, practical, and powerful insights, tools, and activities.

Cindy received her Master’s in Education in Counseling Psychology from Columbia University, Teachers College, and ADHD coach certification from the Institute for the Advancement of ADHD Coaching. She has trained with Dr. Edward Hallowell and Dr. Ross Greene. She is a regular contributor to, CHADD’s Attention magazine, and a guest on several industry-leading podcasts.