Haring Center

Ariane Gauvreau, Ph.D., BCBA-D

Senior Director, ariane@uw.edu

Ariane is the senior director of the Professional Development and Training Team at the Haring Center for Inclusive Education. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Washington and is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst – Doctoral.

Ariane has extensive experience leading professional development and in-service trainings on topics including inclusion, neurodiversity, home visiting, tiered systems of support, individualized instruction and family collaboration. She is author of many peer-reviewed articles and chapters, including Building Blocks for Teaching Preschoolers with Special Needs. Ariane is an active member of the Division for Early Childhood (DEC), on the Editorial Board of Young Exceptional Children and a part of several state and national committees promoting inclusion and best practices in education. 

Prior to joining the Haring Center team, Ariane was a clinical faculty member in the UW College of Education, Field Director of the Special Education Program at UW, and coach with the UW’s Center for Teaching and Learning. She has experience as a special education teacher, early intervention provider, Sibshop facilitator and educational consultant. Her research interests include personnel retention, supporting families of individuals with disabilities and sustainable interventions to promote inclusion for all children.

Areas of expertise:

  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Challenging Behavior
  • Early Childhood General Education
  • Early Childhood Special Education
  • Early Intervention 
  • Family Support
  • Mealtime and Feeding Support
  • Multi-Tiered Systems of Support
  • Preschool Inclusion
  • Teaming and Collaboration