Mrs. Howey began her teaching career over 20 years ago. She was a lead teacher in the Pre-K programs at Manatee County Head Start, Little People’s Place Preschool and at the Easter Seals Downtown Center. Her elementary school Art teacher encouraged her creativity and inspired her to become a teacher.
Mrs. Howey studied Fashion Design and Illustration at The International Academy of Merchandising and Design in Tampa, Fl. She also studied Early Childhood Education at Manatee Community College in Bradenton, Fl. Mrs. Howey holds a Child Development Associate as a Certified Preschool Teacher.
Before coming to CCS, she worked several years in Retail Management and in Accounts Receivable for two family owned businesses.
Mrs. Howey has served at CCS for the past seven years. She taught K4 for one year, 2nd grade for five years, and is currently the Resource Coordinator at CCS.