Kimberly Mills, PH.D., BCBA-D

Virgin Islands University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
RR1 Box 10,000
Kingshill, VI 00850
 
Phone: 340-692-4265
Email: kimberly.mills@uvi.edu
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Last Updated: June 21, 2018

Kimberly Mills
 

Leadership: UCEDD Director
Primary Activity Coordinators: Distance Learning
Community Support
Data
Clinical Services
Adult Services
Cultural Diversity
Technical Assistance
Information/Dissemination
Exemplary Services
Research
Early Intervention
Discipline Coordinators: Special Education
Education
Project/Program/Clinic Contacts:
 
Discipline(s): Education/Special Education
Disability Studies
Education: Administration
Education: Early Intervention/Early Childhood
Family/Parent/Youth Advocacy
Psychology
Applied Behavior Analysis
 
AUCD Council Membership: Council on Research and Evaluation
 
Research: Autism, disaster preparedness, school to prison pipeline, data systems, organizational behavior management
Service: Office of The Governors Interagency Council: USVI - Chairperson
Council on Research and Evaluation - Vice Chair
Institutional Review Board - University of the Virgin Islands


Vita/Bio

Dr. Kimberly Mills, Executive Director of the Virgin Islands University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (VIUCEDD) has over 20 years of executive management, direct service and university special education experience. She an Affiliate Faculty with the Center for Disabilities Studies at the University of Hawaii, participating faculty member with the Westchester Institute for Human Development and is a Doctoral level Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She has been Principle/Co-Investigator, Co-writer and/or contract manager for a range of federal, international and/or local governmental contracts and grants. She is currently Principal Investigator on funded governmental research initiatives emerging out of the VIUCEDD. She is the Vice-Chairperson for the Council on Research and Evaluation (CORE) with Association for University Centers on Disabilities. Her research agenda includes technical assistance evaluation, phenomenon surrounding the School to Prison Pipeline, cultural and linguistic competence, disability employment and autism and health disparities research.
Dr. Mills has worked on several national and international policy initiatives including helping to rewrite the Georgia Juvenile Justice Legal codes, advising on changes to special education regulations in the state of Georgia and helping to ensure that non-profit organizations in the country of Bermuda exercised practices in adherence with best international standards and indicators of civic wellness.
Dr. Mills helped establish the first TriCare Autism Demonstration Project in the U.S. Virgin Islands. She is the creator of thee Autism and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (ADDRC) at the University of the Virgin Islands. The ADDRC is a model research and assessment center used as a training space to teach best practices in early intervention assessment, screening and the teaching of verbal behavior, problem behavior reduction and other adaptive skills.