Stephanie Villeda, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA
Stephanie has always loved working with children, eager to make a meaningful difference in their lives and in their communities. She was first drawn into the field of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) upon taking a course in ABA in graduate school. Discovering the positive impact that ABA had on individuals’ lives, combined with her passion of education, children and behavioral psychology, Stephanie knew that pursing a career in the Applied Behavior Analysis was the right choice.
As a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), Stephanie is passionate about working as a team with parents, to empower them with the knowledge and skills that will help further propel their child’s success. She defines success as something that is attainable in the “little things”, and thus within reach.
Stephanie grew up in Queens, New York in a bilingual home. She loves being creative, through music and photography. She describes herself as dedicated, creative and ambitious with an openness to learn. Stephanie received her bachelor’s from New York University, with a dual degree in Special Education/General Education and Psychology. She received her master’s degree from Vanderbilt University in Severe Disabilities, with training in Applied Behavioral Analysis.