Meet Our Staff
Jan Seager, BCBA, LLP
Kathy Prieur, BCBA
Samantha has a bachelor’s degree in psychology and behavior analysis with a minor in human services from Northern Michigan University. Currently, she is working on her elementary teaching certificate with a language arts endorsement and her master’s in instruction and curriculum at Grand Valley State University. Samantha also plans to pursue her board certified behavior analysts (BCBA) accreditation in the future. Samantha has over five years of experience working with children and adults with diverse emotional and cognitive abilities. She has worked in a school setting, group home, and a summer adventure camp. Samantha works with all families to create a positive environment individualized for each client. She joined Behavior Solutions’ team in August 2018.
Mia has a bachelor’s degree in health science from Saginaw Valley State University. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree in psychology with a concentration in behavior analysis through Purdue. Mia has been with Behavior Solutions since May of 2019. Prior to working as part of the Behavior Solutions team, she lived on the east side of the state and worked with a local autism treatment center and also in the emergency room at Beaumont hospital. Mia brings warmth, confidence, and creativity to every family she connects with.
Hannah has a bachelor’s degree in communicative sciences and disorders along with a minor in early childhood education from Saint Mary’s College. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in applied behavior analysis at Ball State University. Hannah has experience working with children and adults in both the home and hospital settings. She brings lots of creative thinking and passion to each home. Hannah joined the Behavior Solutions team March 2018.
Rachel has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Bethel University. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in social work through Michigan State University. Rachel has worked with individuals with special needs in a variety of settings throughout her time at Bethel. She brings a calming, creative, and encouraging attitude to each child that she works with. Rachel joined Behavior Solutions’ team in June 2019.
Kaitlynd has a master’s degree in psychology, a psychologist specialist degree in psychology, and an applied behavior analysis certification all from Grand Valley State University. She is currently finishing up her practicum hours and plans to sit for the BCBA exam. Kaitlynd has experience tutoring children with autism in home and clinical settings. Kaitlynd is a problem-solver who communicates effectively with families and team members. Her friendly, out-going, and creative personality brings warmth to the children she treats. She joined Behavior Solutions in October 2015.
Katelyn attended Central Michigan University initially pursuing a bachelors in education and english to become a middle school teacher. Two years in with a firm love of reading and writing, she switched to solidifying a bachelors in journalism and public relations. Later, after moving to Grand Rapids and obtaining a position with National Heritage Academies for three years, she found her true passion was working with kiddos who are struggling. Katelyn is currently in her masters of social work program at Western Michigan University to become a school social worker. You can find her in Rockford Public Schools this fall as a school social work intern working with middle schoolers with different abilities. It all comes full-circle! She also can be found in the community being involved with yoga, walking her dog or enjoying time at the lake. Katelyn joined Behavior Solutions’ team in June 2019.
Tara earned a bachelor’s degree in social work with an interdisciplinary minor that focused on a combination of youth development, psychology and criminal justice. She will begin working on earning a master’s degree in social work at Grand Valley State University in the fall of 2019. Tara also served a year as a Team Leader in AmeriCorps where she traveled with a team of young adults responding to disasters. Tara brings empathy, innovative thinking and encouragement to the work environment. She has been with Behavior Solutions since April 2019.