Stephanie Martin promoted to lead College Living Experience
NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Educational Services of America (ESA) today announced Stephanie Martin has been appointed senior vice president of operations for College Living Experience (CLE), an ESA program that helps students with autism and other special needs attend college.
Martin will be responsible for all operations, clinical, behavioral and curricular initiatives for the six CLE locations. She previously served as senior vice president of program operations for ESA and was responsible for the development of education programs and services for the company's ESA Exceptional Schools, Spectrum Schools, College Living Experience and Ombudsman Educational Services. She has been associated with ESA for more than 10 years.
Martin is a Board Certified Associate Behavior Analyst with more than 12 years of experience in applied behavior analysis, positive behavior intervention and curriculum development.
"Stephanie possesses a strong clinical background in working with students with learning disabilities and other special needs," Mark Claypool, president and chief executive officer of ESA, said. "Her leadership will be instrumental in our continued development of programs and services to help young people with learning disabilities gain the academic, social and daily living skills required to transition to independent adulthood."
Martin received a bachelor of arts degree in social sciences from the University of California at Berkeley and earned several credentials and a master's degree in special education from Saint Mary's College in Moraga, Calif.
College Living Experience is a post-secondary program for students who require additional support with academic, social and independent living skills because they have autism spectrum disorders, including Asperger's Syndrome, specific disabilities or social and emotional maturation issues. CLE provides individualized support in three primary areas: academics, social skills and independent living. Students travel from all over the country to attend CLE programs in Austin, Texas; Chicago; Denver; Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; Monterey, Calif.; and Washington, D.C.
For more information about CLE, visit ExperienceCLE.com or contact Patricia Giner, national director of admissions, at 800-486-5058.
About Educational Services of America
Educational Services of America is the nation's leading provider of K-12 and post-secondary alternative and special education programs for students who are at risk of dropping out of school and for students with behavioral/learning disabilities.
ESA's leadership and staff are experts in educating children with special needs. ESA operates more than 130 schools and programs serving more than 240 school districts in numerous states and is listed among the Inc. 5,000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America. ESA provides highly personalized academic and behavioral services for students through the following divisions: College Living Experience, College Living Prep, Ombudsman Educational Services, ESA Exceptional Schools and Spectrum Center Schools. ESA is headquartered in Nashville, Tenn.
ESA is accredited by the Commission on International and Trans-Regional Accreditation (CITA), an international alliance of premier accrediting organizations including the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Council on Occupational Education. For more information, visit http://www.esa-education.com .
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