D.O.E: Job Code for Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs)
Department of Education Announces Job Code for Board Certified Behavior Analysts
The DOE’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) recently announced the creation of a job code for Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs). Click here to access the DOE's announcement. Given the intensive educational and behavioral needs of children, adolescents, and adults with autism, Autism New Jersey is working towards advancing initiatives that increase the availability and quality of behavioral services. Our recent collaborative public policy work with the Department of Education focused on recognition for professional behavior analysts. Click here to see detailed information. This important policy change sends a clear message that the distinct and specialized contributions of BCBAs are valued within the school community. This job code allows public, private, and charter schools throughout the state to hire BCBAs who may not be DOE certified and informs them that they are allowed to hire and compensate BCBAs who do not hold DOE certificates. Click here to read more.