29 May

Gary Wheelus is all done with Hartnell College and on his way to CSUMB!

Gary is a Coordinator who is currently working at Tucci Learning Solutions, Inc. in the Monterey Region in CA. His goal is to become a BCBA and we have no doubt he will successfully accomplish it. He will be attending CSUMB next semester.


Allison Alvarez – Congrats Gary📣🤗!!

Rocio Gomez – Congratz Gary, KEEP UP the great job!

Tracy Nall – Awesome!!

Mary Mercado – Congratulations Gary!

Gary also participated at the California Enduro Race at Toro Park this last weekend, Saturday, May 26th. He won fourth place. 

Gary on the podium in his TUCCi sponsored jersey.

Gary, we are SOO PROUD OF YOU!!!

29 May

Maribel Castillo Bermudez, M.A., BCBA, Research Presentation

Vicci Tucci – Maribel Castillo presented her Single-Subject Research poster at ABAI 2018 titled: “Teaching Echoic Responding To Children With Autism, Apraxia, Speech Delay, And Other Developmental Disorders Using The Competent Learner Model (CLM) Program”. I am so proud of her. Maribel is a BCBA and Certified CLM Coach who is currently working at Tucci Learning Solutions, Inc. in the Monterey Region in CA. Her Mentor CLM Coach was Nipa Bhuptani, BCaBA and CLM Regional Coordinator in UAE.

2 Apr


This training was provided last week and was developed to review the CLM learner binder, which was specifically designed to formulate, implement and monitor learner behavior.

Information was also covered about the flow charts that provide the ‘big picture’ and explain the process of the advantages of the systematic design of the learner binders. These have recently been updated by Vicci Tucci.

This training not only incorporated information from last summer’s CLMMIS training but also provided an opportunity to learn about the rationale of the learner binder layout and how it can make our jobs easier.

Everyone had a great time and we want to thank everyone for coming and for making of this day a great learning and reinforcing opportunity.



This training was developed by                                            and delivered by


Rae-Ann Arevalo, Director of Staff Development          Vicci Tucci, CEO & CLM Developer


24 Jan

South County Conference hosted by the Parent Group, “Chuparrosa”

This conference was held in Spanish and English for parents and families of children with disabilities and/or special needs.  The objective was for parents to participate in the different workshops that would provide them with educational, medical and legal information about the services and rights of their children with different abilities.

“The event was awesome!  Some of our learners were able to attend the event and we were able to support them with the help of our awesome South County staff.  We had a good turn out and many parents, as well as vendors, were interested in our services.  We got many compliments from parents and vendors.” – Cynthia Valencia, South County Coordinator.

Cynthia Valencia and…


… Marlene Ibarra, South County Training Coordinator, assisted in the resource table by providing parents with all the necessary information about our CLM Program and Services.


Marlene Ibarra, Rosie Montoya (she was the event’s coordinator and we also provide services to her child) and Cynthia Valencia.
Fernando Castro, South County Behavioral Specialist II, with one of our learners, Fernando Ramirez. This was this little guy’s first time attending an event and he was very happy and excited to see our CLM team members – Fernando, Marlene, and Grisel.


Fernando Castro with Said, another of our learners from South County.


Grisel Ibarra with another of our learners, Patricia (Patty) Acosta-Lopez. Patty had a great time with us and her peers; she was always smiling and is a heartwarming little girl.


Patty and Fernando getting along very well and having fun!


Fernando rocking to the song and …


… dancing the Macarena!


“Overall, we all had fun at the even and feel thankful that our staff was able to take time to come out and help at this conference!” – Cynthia Valencia, South County Coordinator.


Tucci Learning Solutions, Inc.

27 Dec


TUCCi’s newest BCBA and BCaBA

Exciting news

Tucci Learning Solutions, Inc. is excited to announce that Amy Adams is the company’s newest BCaBA. Amy is a coordinator. Amber Mercer joins Amy as the company’s newest BCBA. Amber a the Regional Coordinator.

Amy Adams (L) & Amber Mercer (R)


Both employees work in the Santa Clara region.

Way to go Amy and Amber!

Congratulations on achieving this career milestone. We are so happy and proud that you are part of TUCCi.

Tucci Learning Solutions, Inc.

27 Dec

Coordinator In Training Cohort 2

Please congratulate TUCCi’s newest CooriT group

The following staff will begin, or continue, down their career path as a Coordinator in Training (CooriT) next month.

1. Said Ortiz – Monterey region

2. Mary Mercado – Monterey region

3. Jaclyn Pickering- Monterey region

4. Devon Schutt – Monterey region

5. Alex Vaca – Monterey region

6. Megan Kraftzeck (Behavior Analyst in Training) – Monterey region

7. Carlos Puga – Monterey region

8. Michelle Jackson – Santa Clara region

9. Maria/Mary Mendoza – Monterey region

10. Stephanie Romero – Tuolumne region

11. Ismael Mondragon – South County region

Next steps: Meet weekly virtually as the CALi (Cohorts Are Learning implementation) and pair with mentor coordinators in January 2018.

Special appreciation for members of the first CiT and CooriT cohort and their mentors.

It is exciting to see the following staff continue to grow into the role of coordinator and/or CLM coach.

1 Alfredo Quintino – Monterey region

2. Ismael Casillas – Monterey region

3. Cynthia Mejia – Monterey region

4. Shakira Fountain – Monterey region

5. Alejandro Magana – Santa Cruz region

6. Marlene Ibarra – South County region

7. Daniel Juarez – Monterey region

8. Devin Koehler – Santa Clara region

This group successfully participated in the first ever virtual CALi group. A lot of learning and great discussion occurred during their time together.

Much gratitude is extended to all team members who help support these staff with their changing schedules and role and responsibilities along the path to becoming certified CLM coaches and coordinators.

Tucci Learning Solutions, Inc.

19 Dec

Spotlight Virginia – Montevideo Middle School Peer Mentoring Program

Congratulations to Janine Bailey and Linda Dillashaw, at Rockingham Middle School in VA. These fine ladies have been implementing a Peer Mentoring Program. You are impacting the Montevideo community for the better according to Kristina Zaccaria. She has said that it is an AMAZING program.😍

Peer mentors work on Competent Learner Model (CLM) goals with students helping to demonstrate goals across environments and with people other than teachers.

All CLM Implementers around the world should read this article about Peer Mentoring that was developed by CLMers.

6 Nov

Fluency FlashCards Application

Today is an exciting day for Dr. Kent Johnson and me. Our Fluency FlashCards Application (FFCards App) is being released today. You can purchase this App at the eLearning Store, Inc. (www.elearningstoreinc.com).

The subscription fee for Instructors is $99 per year and $49 per semester for students.

Contact [email protected] for subscriptions for organizations and developers.

17 Oct

View the pictures of CLM Learners at Stuarts Draft High School in Pennsylvania

The staff is doing an awesome, awesome job —– and two of their learners were Homecoming 2017 Prince and Princess!

Their homecoming float won!!!!

Thanks to Kristan Zaccaria for sending me this information and photos. She is such a GREAT Certified CLM Coordinator and Coach. In addition, to being a BCBA.

Princess and Prince of Homecoming 2017 at Stuart Draft High School in Pennsylvania.
5 Jul

World’s first water park for people with disabilities is literally the coolest thing ever created

Water parks are the definitive location for cooling off in hot-as-hell summer weather. But the hot spots for fun in the sun are notoriously inaccessible to people with disabilities.

A new water park called Morgan’s Inspiration Island was designed for people with a wide range of disability identities — and it’s mind-blowingly accessible. The park, which opens June 17 in San Antonio, Texas, is fully wheelchair-accessible and hopes to welcome people with disabilities through careful consideration in design.

The tropical-themed park features six major attractions, including …