Faculty and Staff

Tonya Davis

Dr. Tonya Davis is the director of the Clinic for Assessment, Research, and Education at the Baylor University Center for Developmental Disabilities. She is an Associate Professor at Baylor University in the Department of Educational Psychology. Dr. Davis received a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin in Special Education, with an emphasis on Autism and Developmental Disabilities. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral Level (BCBA-D). She is the coordinator of the ABA graduate program, supervising approximately 40 students preparing to become BCBAs. Dr. Davis has published over 30 journal articles on the treatment of children with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities, specializing in problem behavior and communication intervention.

Kristen Mainor

Ms. Kristen Mainor is the director of the Behavioral and Educational Services at the Baylor University Center for Developmental Disabilities; therefore, she oversees all Baylor CARE programs. Ms. Mainor received an Education Specialist degree from Baylor University and has previously served as the Coordinator of the Baylor Autism Resource Clinic. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP). She supervised approximately 20 graduate students per year providing intervention and assessment services at the Baylor Center for Developmental Disabilities. Ms. Mainor has author national and state presentations on the treatment of children with autism spectrum disorders.

Desiree Ramirez

Desiree Ramirez is the Administrative Assistant at the Baylor Center for Developmental Disabilities; therefore she contributes to the Baylor CARE program with anything and everything from setting up appointments to answering phone calls from parents with questions regarding their children. Miss Ramirez received a Bachelors in Social Work from the University of Texas at Austin. She hopes to soon receive her Masters in Social Work from Baylor University.

Kassidy Johnson

Kassidi S. Johnson, M.Ed., BCBA works as an ABA supervisor at CARE. She holds a master’s degree from Texas Tech University in Special Education with a focus in Assessment. She also has a graduate certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis from North Texas University. Work history includes teaching general education and special education at a variety of levels, working as an Educational Diagnostician, and work as an ABA therapist and BCBA.

Lisa F

Lisa Fuentes, M.Ed., BCBA, is the owner of Focus Behavioral Associates in Waco, Texas. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from Baylor University and her Master’s Degree in Special Education Specializing in Autism from University of North Texas. Lisa has provided ABA supervision for Baylor CARE for the last three years. She has worked with children with special needs in school, home and clinical settings.