Noel Woolard, M.Ed., BCaBA
Technical Assistance Associate
Noel has been working with people with autism since 1994. She holds degrees from the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) and Rutgers University. She worked as a behavior analyst under Mary Jane Weiss, David Celiberti, and Beth Glasburg at the Rutgers Autism Program at Rutgers University. In 2001 she moved to Virginia to serve as Program Director for Commonwealth Autism Services (formally The Autism Program of Virginia). Noel has worked in the public school setting as a para professional and special education teacher and has supported student with autism, deaf-blindness, and developmental delays. In 2008, Noel created and is currently teaching autism coursework endorsed by the Virginia Autism Council at Rappahannock Community College. She is a founding member of the Virginia Autism Council and is certified in behavior analysis. Noel joined the ACE team in 2011 and supports divisions in the Northern Neck of Virginia as well as Hampton City Public Schools. Noel lives in the Northern Neck of Virginia with her husband and four kids.