Staff Member

Kate Lewis

Kate Lewis, BCBA, LBA

Training and Technical Assistance Associate

Kate Lewis currently works in Region 1 providing training and technical assistance to school divisions in order to increase their capacity to provide evidence-based instruction and behavioral supports to students with autism. Kate is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, as well as, a Licensed Behavior Analyst in the state of Virginia.  She has worked with individuals with disabilities using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis since 1999. Kate earned her B.A. in psychology from George Mason University and her M.S. in behavior analysis from Florida State University.  Kate has also completed coursework to gain a certificate in nonprofit management through Virginia Commonwealth University and is also an alumna of the Emerging Nonprofit Leaders Program.  She has provided services to individuals with special needs in home programs, public and private schools, group homes, and autism centers, providing them with the necessary skills and education to help them be successful in their communities. Kate has presented at local, state and national conferences on implementing ABA principles and autism, as well as, taught university coursework in behavior analysis.  Kate served as the President for the Virginia Association for Behavior Analysis from 2013-2015 and At-Large Representative from 2018-2020.  She also served on the Board of Medicine Advisory Board for Behavior Analysis from 2015-2019 and is currently on the Advisory Board for Virginia Tech’s Center for Autism Research.