“Do something that you love, and you will never work a day in your life” is a phrase that resonates with Craig as he brings a passion to teaching while sharing nearly 30 years of experience in the applied behavior analysis industry. From training exotic animals for show productions and medical procedures to working with detection canines in various capacities, his curiosity has enabled him to challenge assumptions and ask for the “why” behind animal behavior. Marrying the art of teaching animals and the science of applied behavior analysis has been his focus for the better part of the last 18 years of teaching, lecturing or developing curriculum for diverse groups. His desire to help people achieve success and deepen their understanding of how to get more from their training led to the founding of K9 Behavior Consortium in 2019.
Craig brings a unique and blended approach to teaching that combines his training experiences with many different species with an instructional designer. As an instructor he creates innovative, one of a kind training experiences that improve a participant’s understanding of learning principles in animal training and handler performance. His personal teaching style incorporates many innovative strategies of instructional delivery for learners of all types.