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Colorado Department of Education Professional Development

Strategies to Support Better Student Behavior (2020-21 Tri-State Webinar Series)

Audience: Educators, Other District/School Staff | Topic: Autism, Special Education | Hosted by: Office of Special Education

On-Demand format. Strategies to Support Better Student Behavior (2020-21 Tri-State Webinar Series)
On-Demand format

Presented by: Ashley Bauer, M.Ed, BCBA, LBA, Meggin Funk, M.S.Ed, CCC-SLP, BCBA

This training will help participants to identify why students use challenging behavior. Participants will understand the role they play in the behavior and learn ways to improve student behavior through accurate and consistent use of evidence-based practices.[

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This webinar is posted the Nebraska Autism Spectrum Disorders Network website.

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Learner Objectives: 

After attending this webinar participants will:

  • Identify why students use challenging behavior
  • Identify what role the participant plays in the behavior
  • Demonstrate ways to improve student behavior

About the Presenters:

Ashley Bauer

Ashley Bauer is a Behavior Analyst for the Nebraska ASD Network. She received her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2010. She completed her M.Ed. in Special Education, Consultation, and Collaboration with an emphasis in Autism and BCBA coursework from Arizona State University in 2011. Ashley became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) in November 2017. Outside of work, Ashley enjoys caring for her chickens with her husband, hiking, and traveling.

Meggin Funk

Meggin Funk is the Western Region Coordinator for the Nebraska ASD Network. She provides support to ASD Network referrals, birth-21. Meggin graduated from Chadron State College in 1998 with a B.A. in Social Psychology and Communications. She went on to receive her M.S.Ed in Communication Disorders (SLP) from the University of Nebraska at Kearney in 2003 and completed coursework through Florida Institute of Technology to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) in 2019. With her dual education and expertise in communication disorders and autism, Meggin supports families, professionals, and school districts to build capacity in educating students with ASD. In her free time, Meggin enjoys being with her husband and three children, and volunteering at a local youth center.


Contact Information

CDE Autism Team


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