Amanda George-Ray, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA
Ms. George-Ray, Program Manager and Community-Based Instruction Program Assistant, first became interested in working with individuals with special needs during her sophomore year in high school. She was a peer coach throughout high school, and it was during this time she became passionate about teaching people with developmental disabilities. In 2008, she earned a Bachelor’s degree in psychology. As an undergraduate, she was a nanny for a child receiving ABA services, the deciding factor in pursuing behavior analysis as a career. After completing her degree in psychology Ms. George-Ray worked with children and youth on the autism spectrum in a variety of settings and across multiple providers including NBA. She gained experience in providing one-on-one intervention, small group intervention, and school-based services as a tutor.
In 2013, after working as a tutor for four years, Ms. George-Ray decided to pursue a master’s degree in order to continue her growth in the field. After an intensive year-long program at the University of Washington she received a M.Ed. with an Emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis. Ms. George-Ray is a member of the Association for Behavior Analysis (ABA) and Washington Association for Behavior Analysis (WABA). She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, a Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA) in Washington State, and a certified Microsoft ABA provider.