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Howington Named Assistant Curriculum Director

Kathy Howington

Kathy Howington

Oxford, Mississippi (February 25, 2019) — Oxford School District has named new leadership in its Curriculum Department. Kathy Howington will be responsible for planning, implementing and maintaining a program of professional development for district personnel as well as managing processes as related to the Curriculum Department. In addition, she will lead the district's Gifted teachers, Professional Learning Communities, and National Board Certified Teacher Certification.

Over the last 16 years, Howington has served the Oxford School District in leadership roles such as Central Elementary Assistant Principal & Principal, Oxford High School Assistant Principal, Oxford Learning Center & Scott Center Principal, and Director of Response to Intervention (RTI) and Assistant Special Education Director. Howington was OSD's Administrator of the Year in 2013 and is National Board Certified in the area of teaching for exceptional needs.

In addition to Howington's time in OSD, she has done extensive work over 7 years with the National Board for Professional Teaching project as a mentor, scorer, trainer, and guest lecturer. “My extensive experience with the National Board project has equipped me to provide our staff and faculty with viable feedback in the educational process to enhance teaching on many different levels from classroom instruction to behavior management to growth as a professional,” said Howington.

Howington will begin her new role July 1, 2019.