Association for Behavior Analysis International

The Association for Behavior Analysis International® (ABAI) is a nonprofit membership organization with the mission to contribute to the well-being of society by developing, enhancing, and supporting the growth and vitality of the science of behavior analysis through research, education, and practice.


ABAI supports educational opportunities for behavior analysts and the programs that provide them through the work of the ABAI Accreditation Board and ABAI Verified Course Sequences Board. The Accreditation Board focuses on accreditation of undergraduate and graduate degree programs in behavior analysis and related activities. The VCS Board focuses on the development and verification of content in course sequences to meet certification and certificate eligibility requirements. More information about ABAI's initiatives in higher education is located here.



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Accreditation Board

ABAI Accreditation

Board Coordinator

Ben Witts (2024–2026)


Board Members

Catia Cividini-Motta (2023-2024)

Ruth DeBar (2023-2025)

Linda Fulton (2024-2026)

Eric Jacobs (2024-2026)

Cynthia Pietras (2023-2025)

Raymond Pitts (2023-2024)


Council Liaisons

Mark Reilly (20232026)

Jessica Van Stratton (20242026)


Accreditation Administrator

Alyssa McElroy



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Verified Course Sequences Board


VCS Adminstrator

Alyssa McElroy


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