Board of Directors
Brandi joined William’s Community School in 2012 when she enrolled her son Eli who has classic austim. After attending first grade in public school, she quickly realized that he needed a more personalized education. Using the flexibility of a small private school environment, she delights in creating programs and activities that inspire the students and foster a strong community among the parents. Her career in the toy industry keeps her connected to kids year-round and drives her passion to infuse education with play.
Allison Gouris, M.Ed., BCBA
Board of Directors, President
Allison has 25 years experience working with children and adults with autism and other developmental disabilities. She has11 years experience teaching in the public school system and has implemented Applied Behavior Analysis privately since 1999. Allison is co-founder of Autism Spectrum Instructional Resources, LLC (ASpIRe). She received her Master of Education from the University of Texas at Austin with a major in Special Education and an emphasis on Autism/Developmental Disabilities and Early Childhood Education. She received her Bachelor of Education from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1987. Allison is a member of the Austin regional advisory task force to the Texas Council on Autism & Pervasive Developmental Disorders and has served as President of the Autism Society of Greater Austin.
Board of Directors, Founder
Shelly Mosing helped found the school in 2011 when she found there was a need for her son William. William has autism and he is her motivation for helping create a place that provides a positive and unique educational experience for children with developmental disabilities. Shelly received her bachelor’s degree in elementary education at University of Louisiana.
Kristi Swice, M.Ed., BCBA
Board of Directors, Secretary
Kristi is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and co-founder of Autism Spectrum Instructional Resources, LLC (ASpIRe). She has provided ABA services to children with developmental disabilities since 1998. Kristi graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor degree in Psychology before returning to UT to complete her Masters of Education with an emphasis on Autism/Developmental Disabilities and Early Childhood Education. She sits on the board of the Autism Society of Greater Austin and is a member of the Austin regional advisory task force to the Texas Council on Autism & Pervasive Developmental Disorders.
Board of Directors