Staff Member

Sue Palko

Sue Palko, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA

Autism Program Coordinator (Regions 1, 3, 6, & 8) | 804-827-0740

Susan Palko, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA, is a Region 1, 3, 6, & 8 Autism Program Coordinator. In her role, she supports regions 1, 3, 6, & 8 school divisions with training and technical assistance around evidence-based practices used with students with autism. She also coordinates the Communities of Leaders in Autism, which is a state-wide initiative implemented by VCU-ACE and the TTACs.  

Sue earned her B.S. in Education from California University of Pennsylvania and a Masters in Special Education from Virginia Commonwealth University. Sue has been in the field of education for 25 years. For the past 13 years, Sue has assisted school divisions across Virginia and nationally in coaching teachers, administrators, and paraprofessionals in Evidence-Based Practices to help improve services for students with ASD; additionally, she has facilitated division teams through the systems change process.