Dr. Dana Reinecke is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She earned her doctorate in Learning Processes and Behavior Analysis Psychology from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Dr. Reinecke joined The Sage Colleges in 2009 as an Assistant Professor, and is now the Department Chair for the Center for Applied Behavior Analysis . She is pleased to teach, advise, and work with candidates in the Master’s of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism and Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis programs, and to work with the other department faculty on expanding and improving program offerings. Dr. Reinecke initiated and consults with the Achieve Degree at the Sage Colleges. The Achieve Degree is a fully online Bachelor’s degree program that is designed to meet the needs of students on the autism spectrum who are academically capable, but socially reluctant, to attend college. Recent awards include the Sage Colleges’ President’s Award for Innovation for her work on the Achieve Degree, and the Elija Foundation Chariot’s Award.
Dr. Reinecke provides consultation in behavior analysis to schools, school districts, and families of children with disabilities. She has co-authored books and book chapters in behavior analysis and autism, and published research in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Reinecke has presented workshops and research at local, national, and international conferences. She has also provided training and consultation in Mexico, Ireland, and Australia.