Melina Ortiz (Ed.S School Psychology)
Melina began her graduate program with work experience as a behavior therapist and has continued to develop expertise in applied behavior analysis concurrently with her school psychology training, earning the Janet Cisneros Memorial Scholarship. She will complete the coursework and field experience for both, earning the Ed.S. degree and PPS credential this spring and the BCBA next year. Ms. Ortiz built on her work with children with autism and developed her project on Increasing Autism Awareness in the Central Valley Hispanic Community.