Tracy Kettering, Ph.D., BCBA-D

Tracy Kettering is the Director of the Applied Behavior Analysis Center of Excellence at Bancroft. A doctoral board-certified behavior analyst (BCBA-D), she is also an adjunct professor and research advisor at Rider University and serves as the chair of Bancroft’s Institutional Review Board and Behavior Management Committee. Dr. Kettering earned her master’s degree in educational psychology from Georgia State University, and her doctoral degree in special education and behavior analysis from The Ohio State University. Prior to joining Bancroft in 2011, she was a full-time professor of Applied Behavior Analysis at the The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Dr. Kettering has extensive clinical experience and expertise in the areas of functional assessment and treatment planning as well as skill development in individuals with autism and other neurologic impairments. Her research interests include translational research in behavior analysis, functional analysis and function-based interventions for problem behavior, and teaching verbal behavior. Dr. Kettering has presented at regional and national conferences in applied behavior analysis, and has published research in the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, and Behavioral Interventions.