Robyn Ledebuhr, M.A., BCBA
Behavior Department Director
Robyn Ledebuhr is the Behavior Department Director and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She began her career in behavior analysis 13 years ago, climbing the ladder in a growing company in Hermosa Beach, California that focused on early intervention using Applied Behavior Analysis strategies. While there, Robyn returned to school and earned her Master of Education degree at Pepperdine University and then continued to take online classes in behavior analysis with Florida Institute of Technology. She passed her BCBA exam in February of 2012 before moving to Denver, CO in 2015. She started with GoldStar in 2016 and quickly took on the role of Behavior Department Director. As the Behavior Department Director, she facilitates the growth of the behavior program and supports GoldStar’s behavior consults with the creation and implementation of sound behavioral intervention. Additionally, Robyn has 3 beautiful children of her own and watching them grow and take on challenges has only reaffirmed the importance of providing quality support and guidance to not only individuals with developmental delays but also their families.
Erin Davis, M.S., BCBA
Erin is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with GoldStar Learning Options (GLO). She started in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) in 2009 at the Marcus Autism Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Erin worked in the Severe Behavior Day Treatment Clinic for 3 years, where she was inspired to pursue a master’s degree and become a BCBA. While in graduate school, Erin provided a variety of ABA services for her clients including in-home, community, and school settings. She moved to Colorado in 2015 after graduating from Georgia State University with a master’s in educational psychology and becoming an accredited Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Erin continued to provide in-home ABA services as a Clinical Supervisor from 2015-2017. In 2017, Erin worked as the Director of Behavioral Programming at a Denver-area special education school. After taking a few months off for the birth of her daughter, she is excited to now be a part of GLO to work with a team that shares the passion of providing quality care and support to individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. Erin enjoys spending time with her family, snowboarding, hiking, and enjoying the beautiful Colorado outdoors.
Lindsay Olsen, M.A., BCBA
Lead Behavior Consult
Lindsay is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst who has worked with GLO since 2013. Lindsay began working as a behavioral therapist in 2003 and discovered her passion for working for individuals with disabilities and their families. Lindsay received her undergraduate degree in psychology from Rocky Mountain Collage in Montana and her Master's in Early Childhood Education and Special Education from Boise State University. Lindsay competed her postgraduate coursework through University of North Texas and was certified as a BCBA in 2011. Lindsay has two daughters and enjoys spending time exploring Colorado with her family.
Sian Price, BCaBA
Sian received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Truman State University in 2010 and her BCaBA through Florida Institute of Technology in 2015. She began working at the Judevine Center for Autism in St. Louis in 2011 and fell in love working with individuals on the Autism Spectrum. In the five and a half years spent with Judevine, Sian gained experience managing residential homes, implementing 1:1 behavior therapy in the natural environment with individuals ages 3-40+ and providing parent training to address a variety of challenges. Most recently, Sian worked as Director of ABA Services where she opened Judevine’s first St. Louis clinic that provides ABA services year-round. Sian moved to Denver in June of 2017 to pursue a career in behavior analytics and take advantage of the beautiful scenery Colorado has to offer. When she’s not spending time with her rescue pup, Shiva, or contemplating pursuing her BCBA, she’s most likely lost, enjoying the Colorado wilderness.
Carlee Smith, M.A., BCBA
Carlee is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with GoldStar Learning Options (GLO). She began working with adults with developmental disabilities in 2012, while getting her undergraduate degree in Psychology at Colorado State University. Carlee primarily worked in the severe behavior residential home as a Direct Care Provider and the House Manager. She was inspired by working with these adults and wanted to continue to grow and learn in the field after she graduated. She found her true passion and career when she began at GoldStar in 2016, working with children in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). She worked as a behavior line staff and an activities and volunteer coordinator for GoldStar's day program before deciding she wanted to chase her dreams of becoming a BCBA. In 2018, Carlee graduated from University of Northern Colorado with a master's in Special Education-Intervention Specialist and became an accredited Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She is passionate about her work and is excited to continue to grow in her role and teach others how to provide the best care and support to our individuals and families. Carlee's favorite things and activities include her family, cleaning and decorating her house, listening to music, going to dance class, and spending time outdoors.
Anastasia Palumbo, M.A., BCBA
Anastasia is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with GoldStar Learning Options. She began her career in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) in 2013 at Behavior Analysis Center for Autism in Fishers, Indiana where she worked as a behavioral therapist. She expanded her career and began working at Bierman Autism Center in Westfield, Indiana as a lead therapist. Her role included conducting 1:1 therapy in the clinic and in schools, creating programs for clients, and conducting client specific trainings to team members. After 2 years of working in Indiana she decided to move back to Colorado and began working as a Registered Behavior Technician conducting in-home behavior therapy for kids and adolescents. After 3 years of working in the field, she decided to pursue her dream of becoming a BCBA. In 2017, Anastasia graduated from Ball State University with a M.A. in Special Education. In February 2019, she became an accredited Board Certified Behavior Analyst. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, friends, and her beloved dog, Brew. Some of her favorite activities include hiking, ATVing, boating, traveling, going to country music concerts, finding new restaurants, and going to the dog park.
Emily Schechter, M.A., BCBA
Emily received her Master of Science through The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and became a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst in 2015. Emily also received her Master of Arts in teaching special education in 2010. Growing up with 3 family members who have developmental disabilities, she has been involved with various aspects of the disability community for her entire life. Emily’s passionate about creating a greater quality of life for all individuals with disabilities and their families and loves teaching social skills and functional life skills with the goal of helping fostering independence. She is excited to join Goldstar Learning Options and work with a team of people who share the same values and passion. Emily loves spending time listening to live music, hanging out with her miniature dachshund Lucy, and exploring Colorado.
Associate Behavior Consult
At an early age, Devon met her brother Adam who was diagnosed with autism, sparking her passion for working with children who have special needs. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary and Special Education from West Chester University of Pennsylvania in 2011. Throughout college, Devon was a scholar athlete, playing Division II Lacrosse and winning a National Championship in 2008. Her team has recently been inducted into the Hall of Fame. This coming May she will be graduating from Ball State University with a Masters degree in Applied Behavior Analysis. Her career in behavior therapy began after college, working 1:1 with individuals with disabilities in the home, school, and community settings for a company in her hometown of Pennsylvania. Upon moving to Colorado in 2015, she began teaching in a special education classroom. She then enrolled in an ABA program and found GoldStar shortly after. She has had experiences in a variety of settings, including, self contained classrooms, juvenile corrections, and hospitals. She also has also had experience working with the twice exceptional population. On her free time she enjoys hiking with her two dogs Rosalee and Ida and traveling home to visit family including her 4 nieces and 4 nephews.
Janel Schovan, M.S.
Associate Behavior Consult
Janel received her Master's degree in ABA Psychology from Kaplan University in 2015 and is working to obtain her BCBA credential. Her career began and continues to grow with GoldStar, starting as a behavior therapist and then becoming a behavior consultant. Her strong passion stems from her brother Brandon, who was diagnosed with autism at a year old, and passed away in 2005. She strives to give back and provide services that her brother never had. Janel enjoys working with younger children and has recently began the Little Learners program at GLO. She has 2 young children (one with squeezable cheeks), several pets and a large heart and passion for ABA.
Associate Behavior Consult
Carolyn received her bachelor’s degree in Speech Language and Hearing Science from Metropolitan State University of Denver. After completing the Speech Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) program and working as an SLPA and an RBT, Carolyn developed a passion for incorporating speech and language therapy into ABA. She is now pursuing her master’s in Special Education with an emphasis in Applied Behavioral Analysis at Cairn University. She has been with GoldStar Learning Options for three years and is now receiving supervision to become a BCBA. Carolyn loves to bring fun into therapy for clients of all ages. Carolyn enjoys traveling in her free time and spending time with her husband and two dogs.