Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal urged the Connecticut General Assembly to adopt legislation requiring that local school boards verify professional certification before hiring applied behavior analysts for special education of children with autism, while in the Stamford, Connecticut Superior Court, Stacy Lore pleaded not guilty at her arraignment for multiple counts of forgery, larceny and criminal impersonation related to charges of false representation of credentials, including that of being a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, to the Norwalk, Connecticut School District.
While not named, the legislation referenced by Attorney General Blumenthal is likely the joint favorable substitute for,
noted in the news article as relying on Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) certification are Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota and Montana.
For further reading
Schools Need To Require Certification Of Behavior Analysts
Apr 14, 2010
Woman pleads not guilty to bilking Norwalk schools
John Nickerson, Staff Writer
Published: 11:07 p.m., Wednesday, April 14, 2010
Saturday, April 3, 2010
Former consultant to Norwalk, CT school district under multiple criminal charges; one outcome is legislation to establish formal competency to deliver behavior analysis
Wednesday, March 24, 2010
State legislation Quicktake:Connecticut H.B. 5425 passes from Education Committee with joint favorable substitute
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