Kari has worked with children of varying needs and developmental levels for over 20 years. She was a special education teacher for 15 years prior to becoming a BCBA. Kari began her career in ABA 8 years ago when she was a self-contained ASD teacher for Roswell ISD. She completed her Master’s Degree in Special Education with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis at Texas Tech University and is a BCBA providing telehealth services in the Albuquerque area for Mariposa Autism Service Center. Kari lived in Roswell, NM for over 20 years and considers New Mexico home but moved to Lubbock, Texas in September 2016. She has experience working in the school system with children of all ages and in the home setting with children ranging from 2-16 years old.
Families First is a foundational value for Kari. Sunday night dinners when her family of 10 gathers around the table is her favorite part of the week. She is also dedicated to the MASC families and her goal is to provide the best service for these families.