B.A. Music - Bachelors of Arts Degree in Music from Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, Alabama in 1993.
M. Mu. Ed - Master's Degree in Music Education from Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, Alabama in 1995.
Ed.S. Ed Leadership - Education Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership from Columbus State University in 2005.
Ph.D. Music Education (in progress) Mr. Howell has completed his course work for his Ph.D. in Music Education from Auburn University. He is currently working on his dissertation.
Todd Howell is currently serving in his 17th year as Director of Bands at Warner Robins High School in Warner Robins, Georgia. In addition to his role as Director of Bands, Mr. Howell is also the Fine Arts Department chairman.
Bands during Mr. Howell’s tenure at WRHS have consistently been rated Superior on the concert stage as well as the marching field. Since Mr. Howell arrived at the school the band has grown from 1 group of 80 students to 3 concert bands, a jazz band, percussion ensemble and the Demon Marching Band. The Warner Robins band program has represented the school and community in various events ranging from participation in the 2000 Outback Bowl half-time show, an exchange performance in the Grand Bahamas Islands, to the band’s most recent performance at the 2011 Sugar Bowl.
Prior to his position at Warner Robins High School, Mr. Howell served as Director of Bands at Heard County High School in Franklin, Georgia and as Assistant Band Director at Warner Robins Middle School, Northside Middle School and Northside High School in Warner Robins, Georgia.
Mr. Howell is a 1993 and 1995 graduate from Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, Alabama where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music and a Masters of Music Education. During his time at JSU, Mr. Howell performed with the Marching Southerners for 4 years and served as Drum Major during the 1990 season. During the summers of 1990 & 1991 Mr. Howell was a performing member of the now 16 time DCI World Champion Blue Devils Drum & Bugle Corps from Concord, California.
In the summer of 2005, Mr. Howell completed his Educational Specialist degree from Columbus State University. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Music Education at Auburn University.
Mr. Howell is a member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Professional Fraternity for Men in Music in America, Kappa Delta Pi honor society in Education, Music Educators National Conference, and the Georgia Music Educators Association.
Mr. Howell has served from 2008-2010 as the District Chairman for the 11th district of the Georgia Music Educators Association. He is also past chairman of the GMEA Marching Band committee. Mr. Howell has served as an adjudicator for marching band as well as solo and ensemble contests in Georgia and South Carolina.
Todd is married to his wife Nancy who has been a loving inspiration for the last 17 years. They have been blessed with 2 beautiful children, Emily (age 13) and Timothy (age 10). The Howell family resides in Warner Robins, Georgia.