Association for Behavior Analysis International

The Association for Behavior Analysis International® (ABAI) is a nonprofit membership organization with the mission to contribute to the well-being of society by developing, enhancing, and supporting the growth and vitality of the science of behavior analysis through research, education, and practice.


ABAI supports educational opportunities for behavior analysts and the programs that provide them through the work of the ABAI Accreditation Board and ABAI Verified Course Sequences Board. The Accreditation Board focuses on accreditation of undergraduate and graduate degree programs in behavior analysis and related activities. The VCS Board focuses on the development and verification of content in course sequences to meet certification and certificate eligibility requirements. More information about ABAI's initiatives in education is located here.



Accreditation Board

ABAI Accreditation

Board Coordinator

Michael Perone (2015–2023)


Board Members

Mitch Fryling (2015–2021)

Linda Hayes (2020–2022)

Chaun Stores (20212023)

Jason Vladescu (2020–2022)


Council Liaisons

Deisy de Souza (20212023)

Maria E. Malott (2019–2021)


Accreditation Administrator

Jenna Mrljak



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Verified Course Sequences Board


Board Coordinator

Michael Dorsey (2019-2022)

Board Members

Mitch Fryling (2021-2024)

Donald Hantula (2019-2023)

Martha Hubner (2019-2022)


Council Liason

Maria E. Malott


VCS Adminstrator

Jenna Mrljak






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