Tonya Howell is the director of the UChicago Charter School North Kenwood / Oakland Campus.
Howell has worked with the UChicago Charter School for the past five years, beginning as a fourth grade instructor before becoming a literacy coach, instructional coach, and assistant director. Prior to joining UEI, Howell served as a teacher in Chicago Public schools. She received Type 75 administrative certification in 2007 and joined the Chicago New Teacher Center in 2008.
Howell holds a BA in elementary education and teaching from the University of Illinois at Chicago and an MEd in education administration and leadership from Grand Canyon University.