The Success Center by
The Success Center by GBCS,LLC, is under the direction of Beth Glasberg, Ph.D., BCBA-D. Beth has been working with children and families facing social, learning, or behavioral challenges for over 25 years. She has authored several books focusing on both challenging behaviors and sibling issues, as well as multiple peer reviewed articles. Additionally, Beth offers services rooted in various forms of clinical behavior analysis. Furthermore, Beth has presented at conferences both nationally and internationally.
Celia L. Heyman, M.A., BCBA is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She has been providing behavior analytic services to learners ranging from pre-kindergarten to grade 12. Celia continues to consult with school districts and families; providing training to teachers, paraprofessionals, and parents. Celia's clinical work involves the dissemination of the practical functional assessment to address problem behaviors. Celia is a professor in Capella University's graduate behavior analysis program. Celia enjoys mentoring and tutoring aspiring behavior analysts. She is currently pursuing her doctorate degree in behavior analysis at Capella University. She presented in both national and international conferences and appeared in several podcasts including the Behavioral Observations podcast, Dr. Mary Barbera, and the Do Better Movement podcast. Her research interests include relational frame theory (RFT) and functional analytic account of acceptance commitment therapy (ACT).
Ann-Marie Kuba, MA, BCBA, holds a certificate in elementary education and special education. She has worked in the field of special education for over 25 years both as a teacher and behavior analyst. She has been a teacher, early intervention provider, and is currently a behaviorist for a public school in New Jersey. She has presented for school districts, organizations, and parents as well as at AutismNJ, DEC, CEC, and BCASC. Ann-Marie is passionate about working with clients, families, and communities to ensure effective, meaningful, and fun learning is happening.
Kristina M. Quigley, Ed.M., BCBA, holds certification as an elementary and special education teacher. Kristina has been working with children, adolescents, and young adults for 20 years. With experience as a classroom teacher as well as a behavior analyst, Kristina has provided behavioral and academic consultations and training to school districts, families, and community organizations. Kristina has particular interest in matching learners with appropriate academic and functional curricula.
Deborah Silver, MA, BCBA has been working privately with high school and college students from a variety of institutions to help them overcome the hurdles of college acceptance and completion. She works with children and adolescents of all ages and with varying needs, but her field of focus is on executive functioning challenges. She has presented at several conferences on topics surrounding college students on the autism spectrum. Debbie is also trained in the DNA-V model of therapy.
Tracey Carlesimo, Ed.M., holds certification as an elementary and special education teacher with a Master’s degree in Education. She has been working in special education for more than 15 years, specializing in early childhood education for preschool through grade 3. Tracey has been a classroom teacher and an early intervention provider, teaching in a variety of classrooms, including early childhood classrooms that utilize the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). She has experience with training families on how to work with their children on both academic and social skills. Tracey has a love of teaching and strives to help every student succeed.
Why was the center created?
Through working with families across the years, providers working through GBCS,LLC noted a variety of populations whose needs were not being met. We began the Success Center in an attempt to meet the needs of these underserved children and young adults.