Jessica Cordova, M.A., BCBA

Owner, Board Certified Behavior Analyst





Sam Houston State University Masters of Education
Dates attended: August 2006- May 2008

Sam Houston State University B.A. in Speech Communication
Dates Attended: August 2000-December 2004

Affiliations/Certificates held: Board Certified Behavior Analyst (B.C.B.A.)
Member of Families for Early Autism Treatment (F.E.A.T) and ABA International

Work Experience

Spring I.S.D.
Houston, Texas
Behavior Specialist and In-home/Parent Training August 2007-current
•    Conduct formal and informal observations of general education and special education students
•    Conduct Functional Behavior Assessments and Behavior Intervention Plans
•    Collaborate with teachers and the Administration team to provide interventions for students with disabilities
•    Provide trainings to teachers and staff on behavior techniques
•    Collaborate with parents to determine solutions for the home environment
•    Train parents in behavior strategies and life-skills

Orangefield I.S.D.
Orange, Texas
Behavior Specialist and In-home Parent training January 2005-current
•    Conduct Functional Behavior Assessments and Behavior Intervention Plans
•    Work with the Special Education Director to provide interventions for students with autism and emotional    disturbances
•    Provide trainings to teachers and parents on behavior strategies, feeding issues and self-help skills

ABA Clinic
The Woodlands, Texas
Team Leader April 2005- July2007, June2001-December2004
•    Work 1 on 1 with students with autism
•    Help implement Behavior Intervention Plans
•    Update goals and objectives for students
•    Train parents and new employees on applied behavior analysis
•    Implement verbal behavior techniques

New Staff:

Katie Drees, LPC
Katie recently moved from Ft. Worth to join our family at Autism House. She is originally from South Carolina, but moved to Texas to pursue her Masters in Marriage and Family Counseling. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and has been doing play therapy and individual and family counseling for the last 2 years. She also worked with special education students in Ft Worth ISD as a Behavior Interventionist for 3 ½ years. She will be available to provide any counseling services to children, adolescents and adults seeking help for personal growth and healing as related to your child or family member with autism. Please contact us to learn more about what your insurance company may cover!