MS Ed, BCBA | Co-Founder | Executive Director
Staci Berryman is a co-founder and Executive Director of the Emerald Coast Autism Center. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Butler University in 1992. After graduation she accepted a position as an elementary school teacher in Houston, Texas. In 2004, Staci accepted a lead teacher position for the Special Services Department at Rocky Bayou Christian School, where her work in special education sparked a strong professional interest in children with autism. As a result, Staci decided to pursue a career as a BCBA, and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education with Grand Canyon University in 2007. Immediately afterward, she enrolled in the Behavior Analysis Program at Penn State University, earning her credentials as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) in early 2009.