Anna has been working in the field of ABA since 2007, primarily with children diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder age 18 months-13 years. After earning her B.A. in Psychology from Notre Dame de Namur University she worked with children in an Early Intervention home program as well as a 1:1 aide in private and public school settings. Additionally, her experience includes understanding the methodologies of ABA, working closely with Clinical Directors in developing and maintaining programs for the Early Intervention and 3-10 programs, and conducting individualized training for staff.
Alice earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Washington State University and a Master of Arts in Behavior Sciences (ABA subplan) from the University of Houston-Clear Lake. She is a Doctoral-level Board Certified Behavior Analyst®, earning her Doctorate in Special Education and Rehabilitation (specializing in Applied Behavior Analysis) from Utah State University in 2011. Alice's primary area of expertise is ABA early intervention for children with autism. She also provides ABA services to school-aged children, adolescents, and adults with developmental disabilities. In addition to direct service provision, she conducts trainings for both parents and teachers and has provided consultative services to school districts.
Jenelle attended Eastern Michigan University where she received her B.A. in Psychology. She completed her masters in Applied Behavior Analysis at Florida Institute of Technology where she conducted research on rates of skill acquisition with children whom had been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders. She has been working in the field of ABA since 2009. Her experience includes in-home intensive services, in clinic based services, full-inclusion model preschool services, telecommunication health, and school facilities. Jenelle is also a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.
Gina graduated as a member of the Smittcamp Family Honors College with a B.A. in Psychology and a minor in Communicative Disorders and Deaf Studies from California State University, Fresno. She then earned a M.A. in Psychology with an option in Applied Behavior Analysis. Her experiences include clinic-based services for children with autism, in-home intensive services for individuals with varying diagnoses, in-home consultation for adults with disabilities and their care providers, and school-based consultation. Gina also has researched and collaborated with other professionals in the development of technology-based communication systems. Gina is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.
Penelope graduated from Emory University with B.A.s in both Psychology and French. She received her Master of Science degree in Psychology with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis and Developmental Disabilities from Auburn University. Penelope has been working with individuals with autism spectrum disorders and related developmental disabilities since 2004. Her experience ranges from full-inclusion model preschool programs, to in-home intensive services, residential home and school facilities, and day programs for adults with mental retardation. Penelope is also a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.
Nirupa Fenn graduated from Texas A & M University, Commerce with a B.S. in Psychology and Counseling. She received her Masters in Psychology with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis from the University of the Pacific. Nirupa has been working with a range of individuals in various settings for the past 6 years. Her experience includes working in group homes for children with emotional disorders, residential care facilities for individuals with mental illness, crisis homes for individuals with developmental disabilities, schools, homes, and community re-entry programs.
Natasha has been working with individuals with developmental disabilities since 2005. She received her B.A. in Psychology from U.C. Santa Barbara in 2007 and her Master's and teaching credential in Early Childhood Special Education from San Francisco State University in 2011. Her experience includes working with children and adults with a variety of developmental disabilities in a range of settings including residential care facilities, schools, and homes. Natasha loves working with children and making a positive difference in their lives.
Michelle received her BAs in Political Science and Sociology from U.C. Berkeley in 2007. She received her Master’s in Social Welfare, specializing in health from U.C. Berkeley in 2009. Her experience includes working as an elementary school counselor, facilitating social skills groups for kids with mild to moderate disabilities. She enjoys running, Muay Thai, reading, and spending time with her family.
Lauren has been working with individuals with Developmental Disabilities and their care providers since 1998. Her experience includes working with individuals ranging from 1-65 years of age in various settings, including schools, residential board and care homes, community outpatient programs, in homes, and psychiatric units. She specializes in utilizing Applied Behavior Analysis methodologies to address severe problem behavior. Lauren received her B.A. and M.A. in Psychology from the University of the Pacific. Lauren has been a Board Certified Behavior Analyst since 2007.
Kim Romick graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno with a M.A. in Psychology with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis. Kim has been working with individuals with developmental disabilities for 11 years. Her experience includes working in non-public schools and a residential facility for children with emotional disorders, consultation for public schools and regional centers, and working for a non-public agency. Kim is also a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. In her spare time, Kim can be found spending time with her family, or playing competitive soccer.
Hilary has been working with individuals with developmental disabilities and their families since 2004. She graduated from Rollins College in Winter Park, FL with a B.S. in Psychology. In Florida, she worked in Early Intervention home programs, residential facilities, and at a school for individuals with ASD. She received her Master of Science degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from Northeastern University while working at the New England Center for Children’s campuses in both Boston and Abu Dhabi. In Boston, she worked primarily in Early Intervention programs. Her time in Abu Dhabi was split between Early Intervention programs and center-based programs for school-aged children. Hilary is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.
Hannorah has been working in the field of ABA since 2002, primarily with children diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum. She worked in Early Intervention home programs while earning her B.A. in Psychology at UC Davis, then continued her work with children with a variety of special needs in the school setting in London, England. She pursued her Masters of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis at Northeastern University, where she completed her clinical work at the New England Center for Children. She followed that program abroad to Abu Dhabi to help open the first classroom at NECC-AD. She graduated in 2009, moved back to the States, and joined STE. She is happy to be back by the bay, working with this amazing team and these wonderful kids! Hannorah is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.
David graduated from Arizona State University with a B.S. in Psychology, foci in Mental Health and Personality. He received his Master of Science degree in Bioethics with a focus in Clinical Ethics from the Center for Bioethics at Union Graduate College/Mt Sinai School of Medicine. He received a Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis from the University of North Texas. David has been working with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders and related developmental disabilities since the summer of 2006. His experiences range from in-home intensive services, clinic based services, residential facilities, school facilities, and day programs for adults with varying diagnoses. David is also a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.
Adam Sellers graduated from San Francisco State University with a degree in Meteorology. He has worked in the public utility sector as well as WalMart. Adam’s favorite job has been being a stay-at-home dad to his sons, Max and Cooper. Adam’s attention to detail, love of numbers and equations and outgoing personality make him the perfect person to handle insurance claims for all STE regions.
When he isn’t working Adam can usually be found mountain biking, snowboarding, working on his house or hanging with his family.
Jennifer is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has been working in the social service and mental health fields over the past 10+ years in various contexts with children, youth, and families, including schools, treatment facilities, foster homes, family homes, group homes, homeless shelters, and the child welfare and psychiatric care systems. She also has extensive crisis work experience. Her experiences within diverse homes and communities, and particularly the international volunteer work she has done (in Mexico and most recently in India where she volunteered in Mother Teresa’s home for the sick and dying as well as an orphanage with children with physical, mental, and developmental disabilities) has strengthened her ability to provide culturally sensitive treatment and services, and have added to her diverse cultural awareness and experiences. With each experience, her commitment and passion to social work and the importance of the mental and physical health and well-being of children is strengthened.
DeAnna provides Clinical and Administrative support to the teams operating within STE Consultants. Through the years she has worked with children on the Autism Spectrum in a variety of settings including in homes, public schools, community mental health agencies, and a Non-Public School for children with behavior disorders. She has worked in Behavior Analysis for over 9 years and has lived in both Hawaii and Vermont before settling in California. DeAnna can provide Functional Behavior Assessments, consultation, intensive trainings for parents and staff as well as individualized ABA based programs for students in homes and public schools. DeAnna manages new referrals, contracts, school district support, as well as supporting the Clinical and Training teams within STE. DeAnna is also a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.
Sarah knew that Applied Behavior Analysis was what she wanted to do for a career as an undergraduate at Gonzaga University. Sarah completed her Masters Degree in Special Education with an emphasis on vocational education for adults with developmental disabilities in 2001. Sarah became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in 2004, the same year she founded her agency, STE Consultants. Sarah has helped to grow STE Consultants into a multi-state corporation that provides ABA services for persons with developmental disabilities in California, Texas and New Mexico.
In addition to her work at STE Consultants Sarah has been a guest lecturer at San Francisco State University, has trained special educators in Belize and is a frequent presenter for parent/community/school groups. Sarah is also very involved with Autism Health Insurance Reform. She has lead many workshops and webinars that have trained practitioners to successfully work with health insurance companies. Sarah is an elected board member of the California Association for Behavior Analysis and an appointed member of the CalABA Public Policy Committee. Sarah is an appointed member of the Kaplan University Graduate Psychology Program Advisory Board. Sarah also serves on the board of the Global Autism Project.