Jigsaw CABAS® School Receives Outstanding Designation
The Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services, and Skills (Ofsted) has designated Jigsaw CABAS School as an "outstanding school." Ofsted regulates and inspects schools and other educational entities in the United Kingdom. Jigsaw was evaluated across the following domains: effective leadership & management, quality of teaching, learning & assessment, personal development, behaviour & welfare of pupils, outcomes for pupils, and sixth form provision (the school’s provision for pupils aged 16-19 years). To learn more about Jigsaw, click here.
Pictured below are (L-R) Emma Hawkins, PhD, PGCE, BCBA, Director of Education and CABAS Senior Behavior Analyst and Kate Grant, MSc, ACIS, BCBA, CEO of Jigsaw Trust.
ELCAR Now Available
The Fred S. Keller school and FASST unveiled the Early Learner Curriculum and Achievement Record (ELCAR) at the10th International CABAS Conference in New Orleans March 6-7, 2020. The assessment, curriculum, record books, and training videos are available now as a package at an introductory rate. Click here.
CABAS® Board Announces Partnership with the Foundation for the Advancement of a Strategic Science of Teaching (FASST)
The CABAS board has recently partnered with the newly formed non-profit, the Foundation for the Advancement of a Strategic Science of Teaching (FASST.) FASST's mission is to operate exclusively for educational and charitable purposes to support, enhance, develop, and expand the strategic science of teaching. FASST is committed to supporting CABAS" mission to develop and expand a learner driven science of teaching for all children. 4/12/19
CABAS® Board Announces
The CABAS board has announced a new rank that may be conferred by the board; the Teacher's Assistant (TA) rank. The board has approved the new rank for all CABAS programs. The board recognized a need for standard "pre-teacher" modules and solicited input from all CABAS schools in the development of the new TA rank. Click on "CABAS Rank Descriptions" to learn more about this new rank. 4/12/19
Congratulations to Hye-Suk Lee Park, PhD, and the KAVBA ABA Children's Center
Click here to read the Winter 2020 Issue of TRENDS - A CABAS Community Newsletter
2020 Conference Invited Presenter
Dr. Anna Petursdottir
The Keynote Address at the 10th International CABAS Conference will be presented by Dr. Anna Petursdottir, associate professor of psychology and chair of the psychology department at Texas Christian University (TCU). To learn more about Dr. Petursdottir and the 2020 conference, click here.
Congratulations to the KAVBA ABA Childrens's Center in South Korea for earning CABAS accreditation! Dr. Jessica Singer-Dudek (L) presents Dr. Hye-Suk Lee Park with her CABAS certificate. The KAVBA ABA Children's Center is the 7th accredited CABAS site.Click here to learn more about the site. 12/1/18
Nicholls State University
ABA Program Recognized
An article posted on the Nicholls website states " Nicholls State University has been ranked in the top 50 for its online master’s Applied Behavior Analysis program by Texas-based disabilities clinic Action Behavior Centers. Nicholls’ program is only one of two in the world to offer certifications through the Behavior Analyst Certification Board and the Comprehensive Application of Behavior Analysis to Schooling Board, which are internationally recognized certifications. "
TC Alumni Dr. Grant Gautreaux, AsstRS, Dr. Dolleen-Day Keohane, Assoc RS, Dr. Derek Shanman, AssocBA, and Dr. Laura Darcy, Master Teacher teach coursework in the ABA program.
Click here to read the full article.
2018 Conference a Huge Success
The 2018 International CABAS® Conference held November 30-December 1, in Morristown New Jersey featured school tours of ,CABAS®/AIL classes, invited presenters, a poster session, rapid data presentations, and symposia. Attendees were treated to presentations by invited speakers Dr. Jesus Rosales-Ruiz from the University of North Texas and Dr. Daniel Feinup from Teachers College, Columbia University. Click the image to visit the conference gallery.
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Dr. Grant Gautreaux Announces New
Dr. Gautreaux announces the establishment of the Foundation for the Advancement of a Strategic Science of Teaching (FASST.) FASST is a non-profit corporation and shall operate exclusively for educational and charitable purposes. The purpose of FASST is to support, enhance, develop, and expand the strategic science of teaching and other behavior analytic initiatives committed to a science of teaching for all learners through research, application, dissemination, and replication, of the science of behavior analysis. Be on the lookout for the website launch and membership initiatives. 121/18
Administrators and teaching staff share an insider view of Rockland BOCES’ success in implementing the Comprehensive Applied Behavior Analysis to Schooling (CABAS) model with elementary level students with special needs. Rockland BOCES has utilized this data-driven, research-based model in partnership with Teachers College, Columbia University for more than 15 years. Click on the link below to watch an overview:
Congratulations to Dr. Doug Greer!
Dr. Greer recieved the 2018 Jack Michael Award for ourstanding contributions to advancing the study of the analysis of behavior. Dr. Greer received the award at ABAI San Diego in May.
CABAS® Ranked Teachers Present
(L-R) Kelly King, CABAS Teacher II, Tricia Clement, CABAS Teacher II, Paula White, CABAS Teacher II, Sierra Savoie, CABAS Teacher II, and Lori Scott, CABAS Teacher 1 present at the Gulf Coast ABA Conference, October 12-13 in New Orleans, LA.
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