At Howell Academics, we understand that every family has a unique story to tell. That's why our Mastery Programs are designed to empower you to present your unique narrative throughout the private school application process and beyond.

Our founder, Paula Howell, has been advising families with education consulting and coaching since 2013. With a deep passion for helping students succeed, Paula has developed a proven approach to empowering students to stand out in the competitive world of private school admissions.

Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, our team has gained the experience and expertise needed to help you succeed. We take the time to understand your unique strengths, passions, and goals to help you craft a compelling narrative that resonates with admissions committees.

Personalized approach & commitment to helping students achieve their dreams. 

Paula, thank you! I got in!”


Learn your child’s unique, learning style and academic ability, and needs.

Uncover Your family’s values, goals, and priorities in alignment to private school admissions.

Determine with confidence what type of academic setting you are looking for.

Strategically learn how to highlight your strengths to stand out from your competition. 

Gain extensive proven Interview Mastery Skills during our Interview Preparation Coaching.

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What distinguishes Paula is her commitment to catering to each family's distinct needs by investing time in providing support. Her devotion to assisting families in achieving their children's academic goals is unwavering. Whether it involves navigating through the private school application process or providing continuous aid for academic triumph, Paula is devoted to fostering self-assurance and a desire for lifelong learning in every child.


Education & Enrichment Director, Paula Howell, brings a wealth of experience and expertise. As an Early Childhood Specialist in British Columbia, Ontario and Queensland Australia certified Kindergarten to grade 12 Educator, Paula has over 18 years of experience in the field of early learning development, curriculum development, and intake assessment across Canada, Australia, and the United States.

With a Bachelor of Education diploma, an honours diploma in Early Childhood Education, a certificate from Cornell University in Advanced HR Management, and certifications in Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP), TESOL, and IB, Paula is a well-rounded educator with a deep commitment to lifelong learning.

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Our Signature Mastery Programs are designed to provide you with the tools and resources you need to succeed not only in the application process & beyond.
Gain the advantage in your academic journey, we invite you to join our Mastery Programs.

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During our 60min consultation and student assessment, we will take the time to get to know you and your unique needs and goals. We will provide a thorough assessment of your Childs academic strengths and areas for opportunity. 

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Our experienced team will provide guidance and support  navigate the private school application process, improve your child's readiness,  Our personalized approach ensures that each client receives the attention and guidance they need to succeed.

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