Krystal received an undergraduate degree in Psychology from VCU in 2011. After graduating she discovered her passion for ABA at a small school in Richmond, VA. Soon after she began pursuing her certificate in ABA from the Florida Institute of Technology. After practicing as a BCaBA for a year, she attended Arizona State University and earned her Master's in Special Education with a focus in ABA. Krystal has been a BCBA since 2016 and is licensed by the Virginia Board of Medicine.
Jessie attended JMU and received a bachelors degree in Interdisciplinary Studies in 2016, then her M.A.T. in Inclusive Early Childhood Education in 2017. During her time in graduate school, she realized her passion was geared towards working 1:1 with children instead of the classroom. Jessie learned about a Behavior Specialist program that JMU offered, which she pursued and received her M.Ed. in Special Education with an ABA concentration in 2018. She became certified as a BCBA in August 2019.
Caitlin received an undergraduate degree in Child Development from Liberty University in 2016. She has always had a passion for working with children and finding the "uniqueness" in each child. It was not until starting a career in ABA that she found her calling. After earning her RBT certification in 2016, she went on to pursue an M.A in Applied Behavioral analysis from Ball State University in 2018. Following her degree completion, she became certified as a BCBA in 2019.
Christie attended the UCSB where she received a B.S. in Biopsychology. After working in a hospital in Washington, DC doing research for a few years, she realized her calling was to be working with children. She went to William and Mary where she received a M.A.Ed. in 2010. She was happy to start her first teaching job in VA Beach, but once she learned about ABA during a professional development class, she was hooked. She began doing ABA full-time in 2012 and became certified as a BCBA in 2014.
Kayleigh completed her Bachelor's at UMW in 2016. She began her career focusing on community outreach, parent training and small group therapy sessions. This is where she found her interest in ABA! During her five years of providing in home ABA, she completed her coursework to be a BCaBA and received her certificate in 2020. She decided to go back to school to get her masters and BCBA certificate in 2021 with Florida Institute of Technology.
Jami started as an office manager at an alarm company in 1999 where she worked for 8 years. After leaving the alarm company in 2007 she worked as an editorial assistant at Army Times Publishing where she eventually moved up to office manager. She worked at Army Times for 13 years. Upon leaving Army Times she joined SEAS as the office manager in 2020. She loves greeting the kids every morning and is a truly valued member of the SEAS staff.
Justin received a Bachelors in Human Services and Counseling from Old Dominion University in 2017 and a Master's degree in Special Education with a concentration in ABA from Arizona State University in 2022. He is currently working towards becoming certified as a BCBA. In his free time, Justin enjoys hanging with his dog and being outdoors as much as possible!
Sarah graduated from UMW with a Bachelor of Science in Psychological Science in 2020. After changing her major from biology to psychological science, Sarah stumbled into the field of ABA and became an RBT. It was not until she started as an RBT that she realized her love for kids and decided to pursue her Master's degree. Sarah is currently attending ASU for a Master's of Arts in Special Education and is pursuing her BCBA.
Emely has an associates degree of Arts and Sciences with a specialization in Psychology from Germanna. She is continuing her educational pursuits and working on earning a Bachelors in Psychology from ODU. Emely was introduced to ABA in 2018 when she earned her RBT certification and has since fallen in love with the field. Emely plans to pursue a Master's Degree in ABA and become certified as a BCaBA after completing her Bachelor's degree.
Lindsay graduated from Purdue University Global with a Bachelors of Science in Addiction in 2021. While earning her degree, her sister recommended she look into working as an RBT. Doing so, Lindsay found that she loves being able to be part of her kiddos' journeys and teaching them how to make their mark! After earning her bachelor’s degree, Lindsay is now working toward earning her Master's degree with the goal of becoming a BCBA.
Lauren attended NOVA community college where she started working towards their nursing program. During this time Lauren was an aide for a child on the spectrum and discovered her true passion, working with families and their children. She transferred to GMU, earning a Bachelor's degree in Psychology in 2017. In 2019 Lauren became an RBT with the long term goal of becoming a BCBA. Lauren is currently working on a Masters degree in ABA from Ball State University.
Cecilia received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Middle Tennessee State University in 2021. Following this, she attended the University of Tennessee and graduated with her Masters of Science in Teacher Education with a concentration in ABA. She is currently working towards becoming a BCBA and enjoys listening to music, playing video games and trying new cuisine in her free time!