Shamia Burrows: Shamia is Beacon of Hope's lead registered Behavior Technician. Shamia has four years of experience as an RBT. Shamia is pursuing her degree and is seeking additional credentialing from the BACB.  

Abby Dunn: Abby is one of our registered behavior technicians. Along with being one of our student analysts, Abby is also the operations and training manager. Abby has her undergraduate degree from Montevallo in psychology. Abby is currently enrolled in Troy University's graduate program. Abby and her husband have two beautiful children; Abby is a proud parent of a child on the spectrum. 

Haleigh Dutton

I am a registered Behavior technician. I am pursuing my undergraduate degree from Troy University in psychology with a minor in applied behavior analysis. I am also seeking additional credentialing from the BACB. One of my biggest goals in life is to change the world and help others, and I'm hoping to do that through ABA therapy!

Shamara Stevens

Shamara is a registered behavior technician and has had her credential since 2014. Shamara trained in Pensacola, FL. Shamara has lots of experience with decreasing target behaviors

Janna Poling

I am a registered behavior technician. I have a bachelors degree in disability services with a certification in Autism studies. I am currently working on my master's degree in special education with an emphasis on ABA at Ball State University. I am from West Virginia and have been working with clients with Autism since 2015. I am very passionate about what I do and nothing compares to seeing the spark of learning light up a child's eyes. I am excited to help change this area for the better and watch a new generation grow! 

Elizabeth McKenzie is a Registered Behavior Technician. She graduated from Troy University with a major in Rehabilitation. Elizabeth plans to further her education by pursuing further credentialing from the BCBA

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