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.