Brandie brings more than a decade and a half of experience in the field of autism and related learning differences to her role as a National Enrollment Specialist at CIP. She has previously worked as a Behavior Analyst, Assistant Clinical Director and Director at various institutes including but not limited to both private and public schools and autism clinics. Brandie has provided a range of services to children and young adults on the spectrum and their families. During this time, she also facilitated on-going trainings for parents and staff, community fundraising events, and coached the Youth Special Olympics.
In these positions, she found success collaborating with parents and students, and providing them with the right tools and support to achieve the life skills needed to confidently navigate school, work, and independent living. She also found great fulfillment in helping students develop the appropriate social skills to maintain healthy relationships throughout life and thrive in their homes and communities.
As a National Enrollment Specialist at CIP, Brandie assists parents and students during the admissions process and ensures that they are receiving excellent and consistent communication throughout. She aims to bridge the gap between adolescence and adulthood by educating and guiding families through this new and exciting life transition.
Brandie holds a Bachelor’s degree in Family and Child Development from American Public University and has completed more than a year of Master’s-level courses in Applied Behavior Analysis at the University of West Florida. When not at work, Brandie enjoys a very active lifestyle and spends her time in the gym, biking on the trails, catching rays on the water; kayaking and boating and painting or reading a good book.