Bethany began her career in ABA in 2013 and joined Continuum in 2018 as a Senior Consultant. She has worked with children and adults with disabilities in a variety of settings to include: schools, private family homes, sheltered workshops, state hospitals and community-based group homes. Bethany has presented at the state and international levels on Work and Home Based Interventions for An Adult with Mental Illness. During her time working in residential care, she created, systemized and replicated programs geared towards adaptive skill acquisition and increasing independence. Prior to her work in human services, she had extensive supervisory experience in the fields of health care, education and operations. Bethany earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Old Dominion University and her Master’s Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from Shenandoah University.
Ms Hoffman has worked with individuals on the autism spectrum for 20 years. She received her Masters in Special Education with a specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis from George Mason University in 2006 and is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She worked as a teacher and supervisor at The Ivymount School for 11 years serving students aged 5 through 21. She has also served as an Adjunct Professor at George Mason University teaching graduate level coursework approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board and supervised graduate students in their internships through The University Practicum Program. Meghan continues to provide consultative services to families and schools, working with students aged 2 through 26. In addition to her role as consultant and professor, she provides trainings and workshops to schools and organizations throughout Maryland, DC, and Northern Virginia.
Ms. Brittney Spiker is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Frostburg State University where she completed her undergraduate internship at the Allegany County Infants and Toddlers Program. She went on to obtain her Master of Art’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from Ball State University, and is currently studying for her Master’s of Science in Early Childhood Special Education from Johns Hopkins University. Her professional training includes working as a teacher in the Autism Program at the Ivymount School, as well as, providing and supervising home-based ABA programs for children with autism. Her professional interests include early intervention, effective classroom instruction for children with autism, and functional communication.
Heather Markowitz is a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst. She studied Psychology and Elementary Education at Northeastern University in Boston where she had the opportunity to work at the May Institute in 2009. It was her first real world introduction to the world of Applied Behavior Analysis and she loved every second of it. She is currently working on completing her Master’s Degree in Special Education/Applied Behavior Analysis from Ball State University. When Heather is not working with children you can usually find her teaching yoga classes or hiking with her dog.