Paula Howell is the Education & Enrichment Director of Howell Academics. She is an Early Childhood Specialist, and BC certified Kindergarten to grade 12 Educator. Paula has over 15 years experience in the field of early learning development, curriculum development and intake assessment across Canada, and Australia.
She brings a sincere passion and integrity towards developing authentic relationships with families to assist you in achieving your academic goals for your children and a commitment to foster confidence and a passion for life long learning in your children.
Director of HR
Joining Howell Academics in 2015, Trish has combined over 15 years of experience specializing in Business, Educational & Sport Related Coaching. Her broad experience includes coaching, team building, leadership, and talent acquisition within Canada and the United States. She has experience teaching Kindergarten to grade 12 and is known for her accomplishments in both educational leadership and coaching.
Prior to joining Howell Academics, Trish held senior positions with both Hanson and Brighton College as Directors of Academics and Director of Educational Affairs. Trish is most proud of her ability to grow and develop individuals and assist them in reaching their full potential.
Trish earned her Bachelor in Kinesiology from the University of British Columbia (UBC). She holds a Masters in coaching from Victoria University and a Masters in Human resources obtained from the University of Manitoba.
Assistant Client Relations
Lu graduated from Simon Fraser University with an M.Ed in TESL. She then furthered her pursuit of teaching ESL and earned a Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA) from Cambridge University. She has been involved in the field of education for four years working with culturally and linguistically diverse students. She has rich insights about the priorities and potential challenges with regard to education in Canada, which will facilitate effective customer service to all clients at Howell Academics. Along with passion and commitment, she endeavours to provide professional assistance for parents, and to inspire and support students of all age groups.