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Ashley Harned

Educational Consultant
Ashley Harned, M.Ed., BCBA, works as an educational consultant with PaTTAN’s Autism Initiative. Prior to coming to PaTTAN, Ashley served as a special education teacher for K–4 students with high- and low-incidence disabilities for eight years. Ashley secured her undergraduate degree from Slippery Rock University and her graduate degrees from Wilkes University. She holds her Pennsylvania K–12 Principal Certification as well as her Instructional II Certification as Reading Specialist K–12, Special Education K–12, and Elementary Education K–6. She recently completed her coursework in applied behavior analysis at Florida Institute of Technology. At PaTTAN, her responsibilities include providing in-class consultation to autism support classrooms throughout Pennsylvania, working directly with students, teachers, para-educators and other staff to implement evidence-based instructional practice. Ashley also serves on the Behavior Initiative and is an adjunct professor of education at Eastern University.