Julie D. Riley, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA

E-mail: jrile1@lsuhsc.edu

Julie Riley has worked in the area of special education and behavior for over 20 years and has a passion for inclusive practices, increasing social interaction, and solving challenging behavior issues.  Julie currently serves as the Director of K-12 Initiatives at the LSUHSC Human Development Center.  Julie has been with HDC for 12 years, starting as a facilitator and now serving as director for the LASARD Project.  While with HDC LASARD, Julie has provided professional development and coaching for schools and agencies across Louisiana.  Prior to joining HDC, Julie worked as a consultant to schools and families, school counselor, and special education teacher.  Julie is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and Licensed Behavior Analyst in Louisiana.  Julie loves living in New Orleans with her husband and son and partaking in all the food, music, and festivals – especially Mardi Gras!