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Dr. Denise Ross-Page and Dr. R. Douglas Greer Podcast

Dr. Ross-Page and Dr. Greer were recently guests on ABA Inside Track discussing  behavioral components of literacy skills, a strategic science of teaching, and current research on teaching reading.  Click here to hear the podcast.    

Articles referenced in the podcast:

Gentilini, L.M. & Greer, R.D. (2021). The effect of the establishment of conditioned reinforcement for reading content on second-graders’ reading achievement. Behavior Analysis in Practice, 14, 141-160. doi: 10.1007/s40617-020-00511-1


Hernandez, Donald J. (2011). Double jeopardy: How third-grade reading skills and poverty influence high school graduation. The Annie E. Casey Foundation: New York, NY.


Hugh-Pennie, A.K., Hernandez, M., Uwayo, M., Johnson, G., & Ross, D. (2021). Culturally relevant pedagogy and applied behavior analysis: Addressing educational disparities in PK-12 schools. Behavior Analysis in Practice. doi: 10.1007/s40617-021-00655-8


Ross-Page, D.E. & Greer, R.D. (in press). An introduction to a strategic science of teaching. In D. Ross-Page & R.D. Greer (Eds.),When text speaks: Learning to read & reading to learn (pp. 1-21). Sloan Publishing.


Jigsaw Receives Fifth Consecutive "Outstanding" from Ofsted

The Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services, and Skills (Ofsted) regulates and inspects to achieve excellence in the care of children and young people, and in education and skills for learners of all ages.  Jigsaw recently completed an inspection by Ofsted and received an "Outstanding" across all domains assessed, which included, the quality of education, behavior and attitudes, personal development,  and leadership and management, among others.

To learn more about Jigsaw, visit:

Pictured below are  L-R Dr. Emma Hawkins, CABAS Senior Behavior Analyst and Jigsaw Director of Education and Kate Grant, CEO of Jigsaw Trust.  CONGRATULATIONS Team Jigsaw! 

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Call for Faculty

In response to new CABAS® initiatives and a growing interest in a Strategic Science of Teaching, the FASST Board of Directors is seeking FASST faculty applicants.  


Approved faculty may be called upon to:

  • Provide CABAS® CEUs;

  • Teach Strategic Science of Teaching courses;

  • Provide consultation  to CABAS® schools;

  • and/or conduct CABAS® accreditation site visits

A minimum of a CABAS® Master Teacher rank is required to apply.  Click here to download the application.  FASST website  


Please email questions to

Thank You to Our 2024 Conference Sponsors

The 12th International CABAS® Conference


The12th International CABAS Conference  will be held in Houston/The Woodlands, Texas March 22-23, 2024. Visit the registration page to learn more!










Supplemental Instructional Videos and

Manuals for the ELCAR

The following instructional videos and manuals for identifying and establishing verbal behavior developmental cusps and capabilities are available for purchase:

1. Mirror Protocol to Induce Generalized Imitation

2. Conditioned Reinforcement for 2D Stimuli Protocol

3. Conditioned Reinforcement for Adults' Faces Protocol

4. Naming Protocol

5. Observational Learning Protocol

6. Intensive Tact Protocol

To purchase any of the instructional materials, please email Dr. Lin Du at

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FASST Board Approves Initiative Applications


The FASST Board of Directors has approved two applications for individuals or organizations interested in collaborating with FASST on CABAS or other strategic science of teaching projects.


Applications may be submitted as non-funded or  funded requests.  To learn more about FASST initiatives and the application process,  click here.

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Online CABAS® Presentations

Guest presenters from the CABAS community continue to present virtual events and training series.   Previous events have included webinars on Verbal Behavior Development Theory, the Decision Protocol, and Bidirectional Naming.

A future ELCAR workshop is in the planning stage  but we  want to hear from you! What presentations are you interested in?

Let us know!  Fill out  the contact form below to join our mailing list and receive notices about upcoming events and email us your suggestions to

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.

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ELCAR 2nd Edition Now Available

The Fred S. Keller school and FASST have published the second edition of the Early Learner Curriculum and Achievement Record (ELCAR)  The assessment, curriculum, record books, and training videos are available now  Click here. 

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.
We want to hear from you! Send us your news regarding your research, presentations, or other CABAS® developments at your site! 
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