Robert J. Howell ('79)

Educational Leadership

Robert J. HowellRobert received his doctoral degree in educational leadership from BYU in 1979. He also holds two master’s degrees from California State University and a bachelor’s degree from Florida State University. Robert and his wife, Jacqueline (also a BYU graduate, now deceased), attended BYU while raising two children and working full-time.

“The BYU doctoral program gave us the tools to have successful careers,” Robert said. “The stewardship paradigm of BYU was a strong value in our professional work. Stewardship is the key to successful professional careers. Everything else falls into place if one is driven by honorable stewardship in life.”

Robert has over 40 years of experience in private and public schools. An educator, author, and consultant, he is currently president of an educational consulting rm in Boulder, Colorado.