Tonia Howard, Chief of Leadership Development and Special Programs

Name: Tonia Howard

Role: Chief of Leadership Development and Special Programs

District: Lancaster Independent School District

State: Texas

“SEL is important to me because it is at the heart of what we do as educators. We are in the people business, so it is essential that we help our students to not just learn academics, but also the necessary skills to be successful in the world.”

Dr. Tonia Howard is the Chief of Leadership Development and Special Programs in Lancaster ISD which is located in Texas. She works to build teacher and administrator capacity in order to positively impact student achievement. Dr. Howard has been an educator for over 25 years, working as a teacher, campus and district administrator.