Howard Muscott is director of the New Hampshire Center for Effective Behavioral Interventions and Support (NH-CEBIS), a statewide technical assistance and training network aimed at promoting positive and preventive school discipline systems and improving the emotional well-being of all children including those with emotional/behavioral disorders.
Howard has 40 years of experience in education ranging from preschool through high school and higher education. He has been a special education teacher and principal of three different schools for students with disabilities. In 2008, he retired as professor of education from Rivier College where he directed the Undergraduate Special Education program and the graduate program in Emotional and Behavioral Disorders for 15 years.
Dr. Muscott is nationally known for his work and publications in the fields of schoolwide discipline, positive behavior supports, educating students with emotional/behavioral disorders and service-learning. A frequent keynote speaker and consultant to schools, he has delivered more than 400 presentations to educators and families in New Hampshire, across the country and internationally.
Dr. Muscott has been honored with numerous professional awards within NH and nationally including the National Lifetime Leadership Award from the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC). The national Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders (CCBD) honored his leadership by creating a national service award in his name.