Josh completed his undergraduate education at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA where he graduated in 2008 with a Bachelor’s in Psychology. He began working at a private school for students with autism and related disabilities as a teaching assistant in 2009. After having worked in a setting that employed a behavior analytic approach to teaching and educational services, he joined a distance cohort and enrolled in a BACB approved coursework sequence at Nicholls State University In 2012. He completed his M.Ed. in 2014, and his fieldwork experience shortly thereafter; and subsequently, received his Board Certification in May 2015.
As a former teacher and supervisor in an educational model, his related experience includes oversight of educational services, program and behavioral treatment plan development, staff supervision, parent training and coordination, and IEP development.
When not working, he loves to spend time outdoors, camping, hiking, fishing, or playing golf. Recently new to the area, he is looking forward to getting a dog and exploring the vastly diverse landscapes of the Pacific Northwest.