Dana Parish, M.Ed., RBT

Registered Behavior Technician, TRIAD

Staff/Faculty - TRIAD Triad Staff - School-Age Services

Overview of Interests

Dana has been working with individuals with special needs for the past 20 years across multiple school settings as a Special Education teacher. She has worked with students with various ability levels including many with autism spectrum disorder. She has spent time in the pre-school, elementary, middle and high school settings in the states of Tennessee and California and has spent several years working with individuals with multiple, complex disabilities. She obtained her master's degree in special education in the summer of 2017 from Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, TN and obtained her bachelor’s degree from Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tennessee. She is currently employed as a Registered Behavioral Technician with TRIAD (Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders) at Vanderbilt Kennedy Center. Her desire is to use her experience and lessons learned from the classroom setting to help support and improve upon the lives of not only those individuals with disabilities but also in the lives of teachers and support staff who are striving to make a difference as well.