Dr. Adriana González-López
Director of BBEST Program
Adriana González-López, Ed.D., BCBA-D, has over 25 years experience working with children with autism, developmental disabilities and behavior problems. Currently she is the director of the B2EST Program at Arcadia University, which provides services to school districts in the greater Philadelphia area and in the northeast region. B2EST focuses on individual, school and school-wide issues pertaining to positive school climate and behavioral support. She is an approved facilitator for the PA Positive Behavior Support Network. Adriana also coordinates the Arcadia Certificate Programs in Applied Behavior Analysis and in Autism, for which she is also an adjunct professor.
Adriana has an Ed.D. in Special Education from Arcadia University and a M.A. degree in Behavior Analysis from the University of Kansas, where she studied under Dr. Judith LeBlanc and Dr. Debra Kamps, at the Juniper Gardens Children’s Project in Kansas City. She obtained her B.A. degree in psychology in Colombia, her native country.
Adriana has also been a classroom teacher of students with disabilities, a consultant for teachers in private and public schools, and a trainer in special education and behavior support.