Gereen Francis, MA, BCBA

Gereen R. Francis, MS, BCaBA is a Behavior Specialist at the Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD), in the School of Public Health at Georgia State University. In this role, she provides training and technical assistance related to the use of Tier III positive behavior interventions and supports (PBIS) to educators, families, and early interventionists across the state of Georgia.

Gereen has extensive experience planning and supporting events hosting various stakeholders and large-scale conferences with 250 – 1700 attendees since 2018. As the lead coordinator of the annual Autism Conference and Expo of Georgia, she has overseen every aspect of planning, hosting, publicizing, and evaluating both in-person and virtual conferences.

Gereen received her Master of Science degree in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and her Bachelor of Arts degrees in Psychology and Sociology from Georgia State University. She earned her board certification as an Assistant Behavior Analyst in 2012 after completing coursework at the Florida Institute of Technology.