Director since 2018
Emily has been a Board of Director for The Arc of King since 2018 She participated on The Arc of King County's Young Professional Board prior to becoming a Board of Director.
Emily has a passion for Educational Access and Advocacy.
In the past ten years, Emily has gained a variety of professional experiences working with diverse groups of students ranging from birth to collegiate. As a paraprofessional and then later on as a graduate teaching assistant in inclusive classrooms, Emily saw the benefit of all types of students learning together. During her experiences as a research assistant and Special Education teacher, she saw the significant impact of individualized education.
Emily holds a Bachelor of Arts from The University of Kansas, where her emphasis was in Applied Behavioral Science. She continued her studies at The University of Washington, where she earned a Master's in Education, focusing on two programs: Special Education and Applied Behavior Analysis.
With a passion to support her community, Emily volunteers and participates with: Pacific Northwest Chahta, Special Olympics of Washington, Washington Autism Alliance & Advocacy, and The Arc of King County's Board of Directors.
Currently, Emily is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Licensed Behavior Analyst in Washington State, and Educational Consultant.