Academy director

Diane Gonzalez


Diane Gonzalez is truly dedicated to bettering the lives of children and their families. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and holds a Master’s Degree in Psychology from Pepperdine University. She has worked with learners from 11 months old to 21 years old - both in the private and public sectors. 

Diane began her career in Applied Behavior Analysis with In STEPPS in 2011 and worked as an Autism Specialist for a public school district creating and implementing plans for students to be fully included in their general education classes from 2017-2019. Diane is excited to return “home” to In STEPPS to be a part of the Academy!

Welcome to the family Diane, we are so happy to have you back on board with us!

Academy Boards


Our governing board meets monthly to guide the Academy and our students on the autism spectrum to success!


Our advisory council consists of special education professionals and parents with a child on the autism spectrum.