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Archived News: Across Virginia
January 2014

VA ABA Consortium Registration Now Open for New Cohort Starting Fall 2014!

The Virginia ABA Consortium is excited to announce that applications for the cohort starting in Fall 2014 became available on January 2, 2014. If you or someone you know is interested in learning about behavior analysis and obtaining the coursework that allows individuals to take the BACB® exam, the VA ABA Consortium might be a good option for you. Students attend classes at one of the four university locations: George Mason University, Lynchburg College, Old Dominion University, and VA Commonwealth University, and the coursework is provided using web conferencing technology. Students in the consortium take one course per semester for a total of six courses. Applications will be accepted through April 1, 2014 and decisions will be made by May 1st. For more information, please visit the VA ABA Consortium website. If you have questions about the Consortium or any of the participating universities, please contact the faculty representative at the university in which you are interested.

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU)
Selena J. Layden, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Training Coordinator, VCU-Autism Center for Excellence
Tel. 804-828-9548, Email:

George Mason University (GMU)
Michael Behrmann, Ed.D., Director, Division of Special Education and disAbility Research
College of Education and Human Development, George Mason University
Tel. 703-993-2051, Email:

Old Dominion University (ODU)
Ann S. Maydosz, Ph.D., Adjunct Associate Professor, Associate Director
The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Programs, The Virginia Consortium for Teacher Preparation in Vision Impairment, Old Dominion University
Tel. 757-683-5372, Email:

Lynchburg College:
Gena P. Barnhill, Ph.D., NCSP, BCBA, Director of Special Education Programs, Lynchburg College
Tel. 434-544-8771, Email:


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