Mrs. Howard holds a Master's in School Leadership from Emporia State University. She also holds a Bachelor's in Elementary Education from Wichita State University.

Mrs. Howard began her career in Norwich as an elementary teacher in 1993 where she taught kindergarten, first and third grade as well as title reading. She became the Pk-6th grade building principal in 2018. Her professional license endorsements include Elementary K-9 and Building Leadership Pk-12.