Board-Certified Behavior Analyst and Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Jane Howard, Ph.D., BCBA


Jane Howard, Ph.D., BCBA, is a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA-D®) and a licensed psychologist. She is the Co-Founder of Therapeutic Pathways and Senior Advisor to Blue Sprig Pediatrics and Trumpet Behavioral Health. Dr. Howard is the lead author of several widely cited outcome studies regarding treatment outcomes for individuals with autism. She serves on the Board of the Council of Autism Service Providers and is a member of the Advisory Board for the National Autism Law Center. In addition, Dr. Howard is the Past President of the Board of Directors for the Behavior Analyst Certification Board.

Dr. Howard is also a Professor Emeritus of Psychology at California State University, Stanislaus, where she spent decades training graduate students in behavior analysis and clinical psychology. In that capacity, she published multiple research papers examining various intervention strategies to support independence in individuals with developmental delays. Dr. Howard also established several university-affiliated community programs to improve access to services for individuals with learning disabilities and cognitive impairments. These various roles reflect Dr. Howard’s long-standing commitment and passion for developing the clinical infrastructures needed to support access to high-quality care by those who need services.