Dana Farrar is an instructor for CrossingPoints representing the Tuscaloosa County schools. This is her first year as an instructor for CrossingPoints. She moved to Tuscaloosa last year from Los Angeles, where she spent 10 years teaching students with severe disabilities. She has a master’s in clinical psychology and earned her BCBA to become a board certified behavior analyst. Her instructional interests include positive behavior support, promoting self-determination and independence, and teaching communication and social skills through the arts. She and her husband, Frank, have two daughters. One graduated from UA last year and is in medical school; the other attends Northridge High School.