Cayla received her Bachelors in Hearing, Speech and Language Sciences as well as the Teaching English as a Foreign Language certificate from Ohio University. She was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Namibia, where she taught English as a Second Language to grades 5-8. It was in Namibia where Cayla began using ABA strategies for classroom management. When she returned to the States, she began classes at Ball State University for her Masters in Applied Behavior Analysis. She has worked with children with autism, ranging in ages from one and a half years old to 9 years old. She has worked as an Infant Toddler Developmental Specialist through Early Steps as well. She is passionate about empowering children and their families by working together as a team.