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The Autism Behavior Team is made up of 5 Certified Teacher Behavior Specialists, a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and nine Behavior Educational Assistants. The behavior team assists in meeting the educational needs of Special Education students who have autism and/or other disabilities who demonstrate moderate to severe behavior problems in the school setting. The team provides support to school staff regarding programming for students with disabilities.
Name Title Phone Extension Email
Katie Fann Behavior Specialist (615) 893-5815 22054
Kecia Simmons Behavior Specialist (615) 893-5815 22062
Nicole Kanew BCBA (615) 893-5815 22158
Renee Jackson Behavior Specialist/BCBA (615) 893-5815 22063 
Mary Austin Modic Behavior Specialist (615) 893-5815 22064
Paul Wrather Behavior Specialist (615) 893-5815 22074