Ellen earned her MSEd from Simmons College and completed coursework to become a BCBA through SIU-Carbondale. She started her career in the field as a behavior assistant at the New England Center for Children and has worked as a special education teacher, autism consultant and Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) in public school settings in both Massachusetts and Michigan. She began working at the Center for Autism Education when she and her family moved to St. Louis in 2014. In her current role as Director of ABA, Ellen plans to further expand the services provided to students, families, and school districts, and continue to ensure that all students are accessing quality behavioral treatment and support, and learning the skills that they need to transition successfully and be fully included in their communities.
Quote:“It is never too late to expand the mind of a person on the autism spectrum.” – Dr. Temple Grandin