At CTAC, we maintain experienced, professional staff to supervise and work directly with our clients. Our staff receives weekly supervision, monthly reviews and ongoing training in the field to insure the best quality care for our children.CONTACT US
Owner / Executive Director
Kelle has 25+ years working with children and adults with Autism. She started working with children with Autism in 1988 for her senior project at The Greenhill School of Dallas. This lead her to Texas Christian University where she graduated with a B.S. in the Study of Exceptional Students in 1992. Kelle taught K-5 in Carrollton-Farmer's Branch ISD for 3 years where she was nominated for Teacher of the Year by the Down’s Syndrome and Autism Society of Texas. In 1995, Kelle started her graduate program with Syracuse University in Rome, Italy then went on to complete her M.Ed. in Behavioral Interventions from University of North Texas in 1996. She returned to public school as a Crisis Interventionist, Behavior Resource Specialist and Autism Specialist from 1996-2000.
Each year, CTAC provides continuing education hours by hosting workshops with internationally known researchers and leaders in the field of ABA and VB for the Central Texas community. These presenters then spend a day exclusively training CTAC staff.
Mark L. Sundberg, Ph.D., BCBA received his doctorate degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from Western Michigan University (1980), under the direction of Dr. Jack Michael. Dr Sundberg is the co-author of the books Teaching Language to Children with Autism or Other Developmental Disabilities, The Assessment of Basic Language and Learning Skills: The ABLLS, and A Collection of Reprints on Verbal Behavior. He has published over 45 professional papers, including a recent chapter titled “Verbal Behavior” in the new edition of Cooper, Heron, & Heward’s (2007) book Applied Behavior Analysis, 2e. He is the founder and past editor of the journal The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, a twice past-president of The Northern California Association for Behavior Analysis, a past-chair of the Publication Board of ABA Therapy International, and was a member of the committee that developed the BACB Task List. Dr. Sundberg has given over 450 conference presentations and workshops nationally and internationally, and has taught 80 college courses on behavior analysis, verbal behavior, sign language, and child development. He has received a number of awards, including the 2001 “Distinguished Psychology Department Alumnus Award” from Western Michigan University. He currently conducts research and consults to schools and programs in the San Francisco Bay area.
Director, The Carbone Clinic
Dr. Vincent J. Carbone is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral with over 35 years of experience designing learning environments for persons with autism and developmental disabilities. He received his graduate training in applied behavior analysis (ABA Therapy) at Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa. He has served as an adjunct faculty member at Florida Institute of Technology (FIT) and Penn State University, and is visiting professor in the Behavioral Education doctoral program at Simmons College in Boston, MA. His behavior analytic research has been published in several peer-reviewed journals including The Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities and others. Dr. Carbone currently serves on the editorial review board of several peer reviewed behavior analytic journals including Behavior Analysis in Practice.
Dr. Patrick McGreevy is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with over 30 years of experience with children and adults of all ages with developmental disabilities. Dr. McGreevy received B.S. and M.A. degrees from the University of Iowa and the Ph.D. degree in Education from Kansas University, where he was a student of Ogden R. Lindsley, who, in turn, was a student of B.F. Skinner. He was a special education teacher for eight years and served on the faculties of the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Louisiana State University, and the University of Central Florida. He is the author of Teaching and Learning in Plain English and eight journal articles, and is the founder of the Journal of Precision Teaching and Standard Celeration Charting. For the past 30 years, he has served as a functional life skills consultant to school districts, residential programs, and private schools in North America and Western Europe. In 2000, he was part of the first group of board certified behavior analysts. He directs a clinic in Orlando, FL and serves as an assistant professor in the Applied Behavior Analysis Program at the Florida Institute of Technology. He is the first author of Essential for Living, a new functional life skills curriculum, assessment, and professional practitioner’s handbook for children and adults with moderate-to-severe disabilities.
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"This training has been outstanding!!! I have revamped my whole language instructional piece to be more research based, and now I have very structured goals for how to teach language in a more scaffolded way to meet the needs of my students. VERY, VERY HELPFUL."