Meet the Team
Educational Director — Dianne Zeigler, MS BCBA
Dianne began working with students with Autism in 2009 and has been at Milagre since 2012. Dianne has an undergraduate degree from Saint Joseph’s University in Elementary/ Special Education, as well as a Master’s Degree from Temple University in Applied Behavior Analysis. In addition to working in the school setting, Dianne has experience working with students with Autism in the home and community setting. She has a passion for learning and has attended numerous conferences focused on Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism, most recent Applied Behavior Analysis International 2017, at which she also presented a research study conducted at Milagre Kids School North Campus. In her free time Dianne is an active runner, yoga, and Netflix enthusiast. She’s completed numerous 10-milers, half marathons, triathlons, as well as the Philadelphia Marathon in 2015
Consulting BCBA — Cherish Twigg MS BCBA
Cherish co-founded Establishing Operations, Inc. in 2003. As Managing Partner, she created and co-presented a series of workshops on verbal behavior for 12 years and supervised the consultation services of the associates of EO Inc. Cherish holds a Master of Science degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, FL and is a board certified behavior analyst (BCBA). She currently has 18 years of experience working with children with autism and behavior disorders. She has experience as a teacher, behavior specialist and in home therapist for children with autism. Cherish began her consulting career in 1999. Since this time she has consulted to dozens of families with children with autism across the US, Canada as well as in the UK and Italy. Cherish is currently the president of Motivation Matters, INC. and a clinical supervisor at JSA Clinical Group, where she is responsible for overseeing the programs of the students as well as staff training.
Cherish’s reputation in the autism community is strong and she is known for her ability to work with both autism professionals and parents. Cherish resides in Jacksonville, FL with her 7 year old son, Nathan, and her husband Paul.