Texas Tech University

Information for Professionals

Annual Autism Conference

The Annual Autism Conference is jointly sponsored by Region 17 Education Service Center and the Burkhart Center to provide continuing education and training to educators and parents in the South Plains area.

The Burkhart Family Endowed Lecture Series

The lecture series brings distinguished lecturers in autism education to Texas Tech University and the Lubbock community.

Graduate Programs in Autism

The Graduate Programs in Autism enhance individual understanding of specific research-based practices for working with students with ASD through a 15-hour university training program. The TTU College of Education Department of Special Education also offers a BCBA approved course sequence.

For more information please contact Dr. Devender Banda at devender.banda@ttu.edu.

Students and professionals interested in pursuing certification with the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BCBA) as a BCBA/BCaBA or RBT should consider the Practicum with the Intensive Behavioral Intervention Clinic at the Burkhart Center.

TechWorks for Texas - Project SEARCH

The Burkhart Center at Texas Tech University leads a statewide initiative entitled TechWorks for Texas to facilitate development of newly licensed Project SEARCH sites across Texas. This project, funded by the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities will identify and evaluate the variables that will help Texas communities implement exemplary Project SEARCH sites through out Texas.

For more information please contact Dr. DeAnn Lechtenberger at 806-834-7804 or deann.lechtenberger@ttu.edu

Learn more about TechWorks for Texas - Project SEARCH.