Ron Roybal is currently working in the PELE Center at the University of Denver for the Morgridge College of Education. His responsibilities have included the LEAP USA and LEAP Outreach projects, the Professional Development in Autism project, the Colorado Autism Project, TACSEI and CSEFEL. He presents at national challenging behavior conferences and professional development / staff development days around the country. Prior to working at DU, Ron was a teacher in an early childhood inclusive classroom for students diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and typically developing students. His extensive experience in inclusive classroom settings as a teacher and coach for children with special needs and children at risk or with challenging behaviors bring a unique perspective as a trainer and coach.
Ted Bovey has been working with young children, young children with developmental disabilities and their families for over 25 years. Ted was an original contributor to the development of the Pyramid Model preschool modules and continues that work through the Pyramid Model Consortium. He has extensive experience working with community early childhood providers and providing training in the implementation of Pyramid practices, the inclusion of children with developmental disabilities in preschool and PreK programs and in supporting teams in the remediation of children’s high intensity challenging behaviors.