Jon Roland serves as Vice President of Home, School, and Center-based Services. In this role he oversees all May Institute ABA centers and home-based services for children with autism in the United States as well as consultation services to school districts.
He received his master’s degree in Psychology, specializing in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), from Western Michigan University, and has specialized in treatment of individuals with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities since 2000. He has been a Board Certified Behavior Analyst since 2007.
Over the course of his career, he has overseen clinical services for hundreds of children diagnosed with autism and has trained and mentored hundreds of staff in using the principles of ABA with children with autism. He has additional experience and interest in Organizational Behavior Management (OBM), and has overseen and supported multiple OBM initiatives and projects working with governments and non-for-profit agencies.
For 13 years previous to joining the May institute, he served as Manager of Clinical Services for a government-funded, multimillion dollar, multisite ABA program for children with autism in Ontario, Canada. In this role he helped oversee ABA services across more than 20 home and center-based teams as well as consultation services to 11 school boards, assessment services, and parent and professional training services.