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In the school

About Us

BEAM, LLC is a multi-faceted organization engaged in collaborative relationships with school districts, state agencies, families, and community partners across the Southern California region.


School Districts:

BEAM, LLC collaborates with school districts to address the overflow and backlog of special education assessments in the course of natural accumulation of assessments throughout any given school year, or due to unforeseen events such as the recent school closures due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

BEAM, LLC provides districts with critical assessment support in the areas of psycho-education, speech-language, occupational therapy, adapted physical education, functional behavior assessment, special circumstance instructional assistance assessment, and educationally related mental health services assessments.

State Agencies:

BEAM, LLC collaborates with state agencies and local community partners to ensure that children and adults with disabilities are provided with the most cutting edge and comprehensive assessment and services. In addition to providing direct assessment and service support to the community.


Professional Development:

The BEAM Team also provides professional development across a constellation of varied topics including suicide risk assessment, PREPaRE curriculum, school threat assessment response and intervention, best practices in psycho-educational assessment, and best practices in school-based mental health service delivery.


Core Values

These core values guide our decisions, actions, and interactions, shaping the culture of BEAM, LLC, and ensuring that we remain true to our mission of fostering inclusive and accessible educational environments for individuals with disabilities.


  1. Inclusivity: We believe in the inherent worth and dignity of every individual. We are committed to creating inclusive educational environments that celebrate diversity, promote equity, and ensure equal opportunities for individuals with disabilities.

  2. Collaboration: We recognize the power of partnerships and collaboration. By working closely with school districts, state agencies, families, and community partners, we can leverage collective expertise and resources to address the challenges faced by individuals with disabilities effectively.

  3. Excellence: We are dedicated to delivering high-quality assessment and service support. We strive for excellence in all aspects of our work, constantly seeking innovative approaches and staying abreast of the latest research and best practices. Our commitment to excellence drives us to continuously improve and provide the best possible outcomes for those we serve.

  4. Professional Growth: We value continuous learning and professional growth. We are committed to equipping educators and professionals with the necessary knowledge and skills through our professional development programs. By investing in their growth, we enhance the quality of services provided to individuals with disabilities, ultimately improving outcomes.

  5. Impact: We are driven by a passion for making a meaningful impact on the lives of individuals with disabilities, their families, and the communities we serve. We measure our success not only by the services we provide but also by the positive, lasting changes we facilitate. We are committed to creating a more inclusive society that values and supports the unique needs and abilities of every individual.

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Meet The Team

Joseph Rubio, Ed.S, LEP
Chief Executive Officer


Nancy Aliff, Ed.S., M.A., LEP
Chief Operating Officer


Tracy Rendon, B.A.

Executive Secretary

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Taylor Bridges

Senior Secretary


Sydney Tan, B.S.

Office Assistant


Whitney Tam, B.A.

Assessment Coordinator


Kathy Truong, B.S.

Office Assistant

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Melanie Sander, B.S.

Executive Director of Operations

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Cynthia Lam

HR Generalist

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Stephanie Ortez

Board Certified Behavior Analyst

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Joceline Gomez

Lead Paraeducator

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Elva Fuentes

Lead Paraeducator

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Harlan Hodges

Behavioral Supervisor


Jaylene Velazquez

Lead Paraeducator

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Stephanie Valentini, PhD, BCBA

Board Certified Behavior Analyst

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Vanessa Casanova

Lead Paraeducator

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Celeste Ramirez

Lead Paraeducator

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