Howard Wills, Ph.D

Howard P. Wills, Ph.D.

Howard Wills

Dr. Howard Wills is an Associate Research Professor at Juniper Gardens Children’s Project (JGCP). He received his doctoral training at KU and also has an M.B.A. from KU and is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. His current research interests include evidence-based academic and behavioral interventions for students with challenging behavior, development and evaluation of multi-tiered systems of support and classroom management interventions, and technology based self-monitoring to support children and adults with disabilities. Over 18 years at JGCP, Dr. Wills has been fortunate to have been Principal or Co-Principal Investigator for over $25 million in federal education grants. This work has been carried out with colleagues across the country and has been widely published. Among his current projects, Dr. Wills is leading work to scale up the self-monitoring intervention of IConnect and the classroom management intervention of CW-FIT.

 


Investigator, Juniper Gardens Children's Project,
Associate Research Professor, Juniper Gardens Children's Project ,

Ph.D., Developmental and Child Psychology, Human Development and Family Life, University of Kansas, 2002
M.B.A., Business, University of Kansas, 2006
B.S., Psychology, Baker University, 1995

Contact Information

Address

Juniper Gardens Children's Project
444 Minnesota Avenue, Suite 300
Kansas City, KS 66101-2914

Phone:
913-321-3143, ext. 2618
Fax:
913-371-8522

Research Interests

  • Evidence-based academic and behavioral interventions for students with challenging behavior.
  • Development and evaluation of multi-tiered systems of support and classroom management interventions.
  • Technology based self-monitoring to support children and adults with disabilities. 
  • Community-engaged research utilizing single-case and randomized control group designs.

Honors

The Leading Light Award, The University of Kansas (2015 - Present)

Recognition for receiving an external grant of over 1 million dollars.

Publications