Ronte Johnson, M.B.A., M.S., BCBA, L.B.A. earned a B.S. in Organizational Behavior Management from Mercy College. In 2002, as the Administration Supervisor at Montefiore Hospital, she earned her M.B.A. from Argosy University School of Psychology. Ronteearned her M.S. in Clinical Psychology with a specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis from Capella University. She is the first African American, Board Certified Behavior Analyst in the state of Colorado.
Ronte became intrigued with the science of ABA, after her daughter was diagnosed with autism. As a parent advocate, she supported military families impacted by autism. While working with adolescents and young adults with varying cognitive delays and mental health diagnoses as a Behavior Specialist, Ronte became skilled in; behavior management, early intervention, and Pivotal Response Training while providing services in the school, residential, community and clinic-based settings.
As a clinical director she was responsible for developing and managing health care facilities.Ronte specializes in Organizational Behavior Management and bringing ABA services to communities that do not have access to services. Each program conducts assessments and develops programs for clients ages 2-18 years of age, applying verbal behavior methodologies into programming, play-based learning, incidental teaching, instructional control, and functional communication training.
Ronte continues to mentor and disseminate ABA by supervising students/candidates studying to obtain their BCBA credential. She is an administrator of the Black Applied Behavior Analysts Group and sits on the Board of Directors for two non-profit organizations, Changing Faces and The Miracle House.