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Professional Learning (Autism Spectrum Disorder)

Training and information is available in various formats noted below.  Please note that these training workshops are reserved first for Colorado School District and Administrative Unit personnel who work directly with children with autism spectrum disorders and parents of those children. All other reservations have been added to the waiting list and you will be notified at the registration deadline if there are open spaces.


Orange Arrow Pointing Right  Face-to-Face

This is a list of trainings requiring attendance in person.

Educational Evaluation of Autism

This two-day training was created for all school personnel who evaluate individuals for special education services.

Dates: June 11-12, 2018
Location: Lowry Conference Center, 1061 Akron Way, Denver
Flyer - More Information and Registration Link (PDF)


Dates: August 13-14, 2018
Location: Roaring Fork Dist. Office, 1405 Grand Ave., Glenwood Sprgs
Flyer - More Information and Registration Link (PDF)

Dates: September 11-12, 2018
Location: Ridgway Elementary School - Eagle's Nest
1115 West Clinton, Ridgway, CO
Flyer for Ridgway - More Information/Registration Link (PDF)

Orange Arrow Pointing Right  Tri-State Webinar Series - Upcoming

The Colorado Department of Education is partnering with the Kansas TASN Autism and Tertiary Behavior Supports Group and the Nebraska Autism Spectrum Disorders Network to bring a comprehensive series of webinar trainings to their educators, families, and related service professionals.

Picture: Logo for Tri-State Autism Collaborative

All webinars are offered two times on the day scheduled:

2:00pm – 2:45pm MT

and   3:30pm – 4:15pm MT

Picture: Flyer for Tri-State Webinars 2017-2018
(Click on above image to see the flyer for all upcoming Tri-State Webinars)

Titles of Webinars

More coming soon . . .


Other Training Opportunities

Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) Online Training Opportunity

This 40+ hour readiness training is a free, self-directed, online training which fulfills the Behavior Analyst Certification Board's (BACB) eligibility training requirements toward attaining a Registered Behavior TechnicianTM (RBTTM) credential.

Dates: July 16, 2018 - January 12, 2019.

Registration for the July session has closed, as the course is full. If you are still interested, another session will be offered in November.

More information regarding the RBT Online Training Oppotunity


Specialist Contacts

Brooke Carson, Ph.D.
Phone: 303-866-6691
Email Brooke Carson

Rhonda Ayres, M.A.Ed - Email Rhonda Ayres

Alissa Mullett, M.A. CCC-SLP - Email Alissa Mullett

Kelsey Young, M.A.Ed - Email Kelsey Young




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Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-6600
Fax: 303-830-0793
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