Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Exam Pass Rate Climbs 17%

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The pass rate on the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) exam climbed 17% to 87% for 2015. The Board Certified Behavior Analyst® (BCBA®) is a graduate-level certification in behavior analysis. Professionals who are certified at the BCBA level are independent practitioners who provide behavior-analytic services. In addition, BCBAs supervise the work of Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysts, Registered Behavior Technicians, and others who implement behavior-analytic interventions.

Institute on Disabilities Presents "A Fierce Kind of Love"

A Fierce Kind of Love

Temple University’s Institute on Disabilities presents the world premiere of A Fierce Kind of Love, a play by Drama Desk-nominee and Pig Iron Theatre Company co-founder Suli Holum and directed by Philadelphia theater veteran David Bradley. An exploration of the intellectual disabilities rights movement in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania, the play runs from April 7-17, 2016 at Christ Church Neighborhood House, 20 N. American Street, Philadelphia.

College of EDTalk: Pennsylvania Secretary of Education, Pedro Rivera

Pedro Rivera hosting a EdTalk
On Thursday, March 24th, 2016 Pennsylvania’s Secretary of Education, Pedro Rivera, participated in an EDtalk, coordinated through the collaboration of Dr. Lori Shorr, Associate Professor of Urban Education and Mr. Jason Bozzone, Assistant Dean for Career and Student Development & Special Events. This student centered led talk focused on education and career development while sharing his personal story of growing up in Philadelphia and establishing a career in education. 

Academy for adult learning works to ‘broaden the horizons’

Senior Kayla Roberson (left), and sophomore Hayley Wenner look at photos

The Academy for Adult Learning, founded in 2008 by the College of Education's Institute on Disabilities, is a two-year program that allows students with disabilities to more easily adjust to college life with a group of support. Students who work with the Academy for Adult Learning can serve as tutors or mentors, depending on the type of relationship they want to cultivate with other students.


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