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Mrs. Howard

Mrs. Howard is originally from St. Louis, Missouri where she graduated from the University of Missouri, Columbia with a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education and a minor in Human and Family Studies. She taught preschool, kindergarten and first grade at a private day school in St. Louis while also serving as the Assistant Director of the Child Development Center in the Federal building. 

Mrs. Howard moved to Virginia and continued working as a preschool teacher and Assistant Director of a day care center. After 3 years, she went on to become the Director and then on to be the District Manager. As the District Manager, Mrs. Howard was in charge of 13 day care centers all throughout Maryland and Washington D.C. In 2002, she went back to get her Master's degree in Educational Leadership and Management and returned to public school where she taught 3rd grade. After teaching 3rd grade at Potomac Elementary for 5 years, she moved into the Math lab resource teacher position. 

Mrs. Howard continued her education and earned a Master's degree in Educational Leadership in May of 2014. In 2014, after 10 years of teaching at PES, she became the Assistant Principal of Northumberland Elementary School in Heathsville, VA. Mrs. Howard joined Sealston Elementary as the Assistant Principal in 2015.

Mrs. Cowan
Assistant Principal

Mrs. Cowan was born and raised in Texas and lived in several locations across the country as a military spouse before moving to King George in 2012.  She graduated from Chapman University with a Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies with an emphasis in the Humanities. She completed a Career Switcher program through Old Dominion University and earned her Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Regent University.  She holds endorsements in Elementary Education PreK-6, Gifted Education, and Admin and Supervision PreK-12.   

Mrs. Cowan came to Sealston Elementary after moving to King George and was a classroom teacher in kindergarten and third grade before becoming the Instructional Technology Liaison. She became the Assistant Principal of Sealston in 2021.

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