Hillcroft’s ABA Clinic is led by a dedicated group of employees who seek to provide meaningful job experiences for all participants.

Gina Davenport, Vice President of ABA Services

Gina received a B.S. in Elementary Education from Indiana University in 2005. Gina received certificates in Basic Behavior Principals, Current Issues in the Behavioral Treatment of Autism, Professional and Ethical Issues, and Techniques in Applied Behavior Analysis; while completing the BCaBA certification courses from the University of Northern Texas in 2008. Gina completed her Master’s Degree in Special Education in 2011 from Ball State University. Gina is a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst, and has been in the field of ABA/VB since 2005 as a Therapist, Trainer, Consultant and Clinic Director. Gina is currently serving as the Vice President of ABA Services, and can be reached by calling (765) 587-5244 or via email at gdavenport@hillcroft.org.

Kyle Bell, Lead ABA Program Coordinator

Kyle attended Ball State University where he received a B.S. in Elementary Education in 2008. Kyle began working at the Hillcroft ABA Clinic in 2012 as a therapist and is currently a Program Coordinator at the ABA Clinic. Kyle has a lot of experience with children from being a teacher and a coach. He has a passion for kids and providing them with the skills they need to be successful individuals. Kyle is a certified practitioner in Professional Crisis Management, and he is very excited to share his passion for children and learning at the ABA Clinic. Kyle can be reached at (765) 587-5244 or via email at kbell@hillcroft.org

Josh Shelton, ABA Program Coordinator

Josh graduated from Ball State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology in 2013. He began his special education experience when he entered the Hillcroft ABA Clinic in 2013. Josh worked as a direct therapist for over 1 year and is now a Program Coordinator. He is certified in Professional Crisis Management (PCM) as a practitioner. Josh can be reached at (765) 587-5244 or via email at jshelton@hillcroft.org.

Mackenzie Porter, ABA Program Coordinator

Mackenzie attended Ball State University where she received a bachelor’s degree in Psychology in 2012. She received her master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis with an emphasis in Autism in 2015. Mackenzie began working at the ABA clinic as a direct therapist in December of 2013. Mackenzie is a certified practitioner in Professional Crisis Management and can be reached at (765) 587-5244 or mporter@hillcroft.org.

Charlene Vance, ABA Program Coordinator

Charlene attended Ball State University where she received a B.S. in Psychology, and a Minor in Family and Consumer Science.  After graduating, Charlene became an Assistant Manager for a grocery chain, but soon realized that her heart belonged with children.  In 2014 Charlene started working as an ABA therapist at the ABA Clinic; in 2016 she was voted by her peers to be the therapist representative.  Charlene was promoted to Program Coordinator in January 2017.  Charlene is a certified practitioner in Professional Crisis Management and is very excited to take on her new role.  Charlene can be reached at (765) 587-5244 or via email at cvance@hillcroft.org.

Jackie Clegg, Program Coordinator

Jackie graduated from Ball State University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. She began working for Hillcroft ABA clinic in January of 2016. She worked as a direct therapist for over year. Jackie is now pursuing a graduate degree from Ball State University in Applied Behavior Analysis and is working towards her BCBA licensing. Jackie is a certified practitioner in Professional Crisis Management and is currently serving as a Program Coordinator at the ABA Clinic, she can be reached at (765)587-5244, or via email at jclegg@hillcroft.org

Kacyn Tucker, BCBA

Kacyn is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology in 2009, and received her Master’s Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis with an emphasis in Autism in 2013 from Ball State University. Prior to becoming a BCBA at Hillcroft ABA Clinic, Kacyn worked as an ABA therapist for 3 years working with children with autism in the home and clinic setting. Kacyn has experience teaching preschool and as a behavioral clinician in the school setting. Kacyn is currently certified as a Professional Crisis Management (PCM) instructor and practitioner. Kacyn can be reached at (765) 587-5244 or via email at ktucker@hillcroft.org.

ABA Independent Contractors

Dr. Kim Zoder-Martell, Ph.D., HSPP, BCBA-D

Dr. Kim Zoder-Martell earned a Ph.D. in school psychology from The University of Southern Mississippi. She is a licensed psychologist and a doctoral level Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Dr. Zoder-Martell has expertise in diagnosing and treating individuals with autism spectrum disorder in schools, ABA Centers, outpatient clinics, and residential centers. Dr. Zoder-Martell maintains an active research agenda. She has recently published articles related to consultation and staff training in Psychology in the Schools, Research in Developmental Disabilities, and the Journal of Applied School Psychology. She is the recent recipient of the 2016 Early Career Research Award through the Society for the Study of School Psychology. Dr. Zoder-Martell is committed to the dissemination of the science of applied behavior analysis (ABA) across multiple disciplines. She is the Member at Large for the Hoosier Association for Behavior Analysis (HABA) and is a member of the Indiana ABA Licensing Work Group.  She is also on the Communication Committee for the Indiana Psychological Association. Dr. Zoder-Martell is an advocate for collaboration between parents, school personnel, psychologists, and behavior analysts.

Kim Macky, M.A., CCC-SLP

Kim received a B.S. in Speech, Language and Hearing Science in 2000 and a Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology in 2002 from Ball State University. She holds an Indiana Speech Pathologist license and a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language Association. She has over 12 years experience working with children in various settings. Kim has worked in the ABA/VB field since 2006. At Hillcroft, Kim assesses and treats deficits in speech production, feeding and swallowing. she also educates the staff in these areas to promote integration of these skills into their program. Kim can be reached by calling (765) 587-5244 or email at kmacky@hillcroft.org.

Cassie Seitz, M.A., CCC-SLP, BCS-S

Cassie received her B.S. in Speech, Language and Hearing Science in 1997 and her Masters in Speech-Language Pathology in 1999 from Ball State University. She currently holds an Indiana Speech Pathology license and a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language Association. Cassie has over 15 years experience working with infants and children with speech-language and feeding difficulties in a hospital setting and out-patient clinical setting. She currently holds Board Certification in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (BCS-S) through the American Board of Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders. At Hillcroft, Cassie performs evaluation and treatment of speech, language and feeding deficits. She works closely with staff to incorporate goals into daily programming to achieve great success. Cassie can be reached by calling (765) 587-5244 or email at cseitz@hillcroft.org.

Dr. Shannon Dieringer

Dr. Shannon Titus Dieringer earned a Ph.D. in Adapted Physical Education  with an emphasis on Motor Development from The Ohio State University. She is a doctoral level Board Certified Behavior Analyst and a Certified Adapted Physical Educator. Dr. Dieringer has expertise in developing and identifying gross motor interventions for individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in schools, ABA Centers, and outpatient clinics. Dr. Dieringer has an active research in the area of motor skill development and physical activity of individuals with ASD. She has over 20 peer-reviewed publications in various psychology, behavior analysis, and physical activity journals. She is the to co-conference chair for the Hoosier Association for Behavior Analysis (HABA). Dr. Dieringer is committed to the dissemination of the science of ABA and values the collaboration of professionals.

Sarah Greene, MS, BCBA

Sarah received her bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Science from Drew University in Madison, NJ in 2005. She completed her master’s degree in Developmental Psychology from Purdue University in 2008 and became certified as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in 2014 after completing coursework through Florida Institute of Technology. Sarah began working with children with autism through internships at both specialized schools and residential centers that utilized ABA during her time at Drew University. After completing her master’s degree, Sarah began working as an ABA therapist under Dr. Carl Sundberg in 2010. She has worked with clients of a wide variety of ages and skill levels. Sarah is currently serving as a consultant at Hillcroft and can be reach by clling (765) 587-5244 or via email at sgreene@hillcroft.org.