Who We Are

Marilyn Likins

Marilyn Likins, PH.D.

Executive Director

Dr. Marilyn Likins serves as the Director of the National Resource Center for Paraeducators in Education and Related Services. She also directs the Mild/Moderate Alternative Teacher Preparation Program in the Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation at Utah State University in Logan, UT. Marilyn began working in the field of education, as a paraprofessional. After three years, she worked as a behavior specialist at the Children’s Behavior Therapy Unit (CBTU) in Salt Lake City teaching children with severe emotional/behavioral needs. Following graduate school , Dr. Likins led a number of statewide staff development initiatives in the areas of Least Restrictive Behavioral Interventions and development for paraprofessionals. Her efforts have centered primarily in the areas of policy, training, career development at both community college and university levels, and local/statewide networking and communication.

Emily Ann Phillips

Emily Ann Phillips

Emily is responsible for NRCP Conference Registrations, filling all orders for NCRP materials, and assisting the NCRP staff in various other projects.

Christopher

Christopher

Christopher manages our website and all things technical.