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Crystal Thomas, MS, BCBA, LBA

Crystal is a Florida State University graduate with a Masters Degree in Education and completed the Behavior Analyst Certificate program at Florida Institute of Technolgy.  She has lived and worked on Maui for the last 16 years.  Crystal began working with adults with developmental disabilities in in 2008 and brings a lifetime of experience as a family member of individuals with special needs. Crystal joined Horizons Academy in August of 2021 to oversee clinical and business operations.  

Operations Director

Amely Dela Cruz RBT, BA

Miss Amely is a Registered Behavior Technician and Special Education Teacher at Horizons Academy of Maui. In 2006, she began her educational career as a substitute teacher at the preschool and grade school level. She became an Autism Educational Assistant for the Department of Education Maui BKM District in 2011, where she provided direct and group service to students primarily diagnosed with Autism. In 2018, she joined Horizons Academy of Maui as a Special Education Consultant. She completed the Special Education Teacher Licensure program at the University of Hawaii West Oahu in May 2019. Miss Amely is passionate about her work to teach our keiki and strives to help them become more independent in their lives.  


Special Education Teacher

Miya O'Dell, Service Supervisor, RBT

My name is Miya O’Dell. I was born and raised in Missouri where I graduated with my bachelors of science in psychology from Missouri Valley College in 2019. I knew after graduation I wanted to assist the disabled and found the ABA field. In 2023, I graduated with my masters of art in special education (ABA) from Arizona State University. I have been in ABA for over 3 years now and continue to build love for this field everyday!


Service Supervisor

Registered Behavior Technicians 


Dee Agoy



Gem Galapon


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Sumit Malik


Randy Plumley


Behavior Technicians 

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Alan Kehus



Aki Wheeler

Office Assistant

Office Staff

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