Degrees and Certifications:
Ms. Donna Howell
English Language Arts, 6th Grade Excel Academy
Conference Periods: 4th and 8th
Ms. Howell was born in Marlin, Texas and moved with her parents to the north side of Houston when she was two. She is a product of HISD, attending Durkee Elementary, Fonville Middle School, and graduating from Sam Houston High School. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Teaching degree from Sam Houston University, majoring in Elementary Education with a minor in Reading.
Ms. Howell began her teaching career in New Waverly, Texas, where she taught at Rudd Elementary for one year. Upon her return to Houston in 1982, she joined the staff at Burbank Middle School teaching sixth grade Language Arts where she has remained ever since.
Ms. Howell has been the Reading Department Chairperson, Literacy Coach, Cluster Leader, and is now a 6th grade ELA/ESL teacher in the Excel Academy. Ms. Howell has been a committed member of Burbank Middle School team for 37 years and is excited to begin her 39th year of teaching.