Suzee Scott, M. Ed.
Board Certified Behavior Analyst
Ms. Scott graduated from Tarleton State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Animal Sciences-Equine and Ranch Management in 1995. Ms. Scott's love of horses led her to children with autism through an equine therapeutic riding program at Tarleton State University. This was paramount in her decision to later pursue a career in Special Education with Dallas Independent School District. Ms. Scott attended graduate school at Texas Woman's University and became a certified all level special education teacher. In 2000 Ms. Scott began teaching in self-contained special education classrooms with majority of her classroom experience garnered in specialized ABA/VB classrooms. In 2005, Ms. Scott received graduate academic certificates in Autism Intervention and Applied Behavior Analysis from the University of North Texas and in 2006 earned a Master's Degree in Special Education as well. Following the completion of her Master's Degree, Ms. Scott completed the field experience requirements of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board under the on-going supervision of Mrs. Kelle Wood Rich, M. Ed., BCBA. Ms. Scott became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in March 2009.
After 5 years in the classroom Ms. Scott made the transition to Killeen I.S.D as the district's Autism Specialist. Ms. Scott provided supervision and training to staff in the area of behavior analysis, provided consultations across the district, conducted functional behavior assessments, behavioral language assessemnts, and designed behavior intervention plans for students with varying disabilities. During her tenure at Killeen ISD, Ms. Scott was instrumental in developing specialized ABA/VB programs (also known as CASD classrooms) for students with autism. Currently, Ms. Scott provides private home-based ABA therapy, supervision of ABA tutors, consultations with local school districts and remains an advocate for autism awareness/intervention in the community