0 Terri Ann Howard

Terri Ann Howard

Terri Ann Howard

Associate Director of Admission—Buffalo

Terri Ann Williams, Coplin – Howard, is a proud graduate of Houghton College. Mrs. Howard is delighted to share her journey of life prior to becoming an employee with Houghton University. She is married, and is a proud mother of three outstanding children, who are all college graduates. Terri Ann served in the Buffalo Public Schools District for 22 years within various capacities, substitute teacher, parent facilitator, vendor, parent volunteer and a school counselor. She is also a NY State Certified School Counselor and pursued additional mental health training and education from Canisius College.

Since 1985 she has been helping girls in Buffalo NY discover their purpose, God given talents and abilities, and their ministry call.


  • M.S. Educational Leadership and Supervision | Canisius College
  • M.S. in Human Services | Canisius College
  • M.S. in Christian Counseling | Jacksonville Theological Seminary
  • B.A. in Psychology & Biblical Studies | Houghton College

Honors and Awards

  • Buffalo Public Schools, Counselor Appreciation, 2018
  • Author of First Book, Character Development, 2018
  • National Mentoring Network, 2018
  • Buffalo Public Schools, Counselor Appreciation, 2017-2015
  • Erie County Legislature, Community Dedication Award, 2011
  • Buffalo Board of Education, Dedication to Parents Award, 2011
  • St. Phillip Community Builders Award, 2006
  • Eckerd’s’ Outstanding Women of Achievement Award, 1999
  • Pastoral Clergy License, 1999
  • JC Penney Education Empowerment Award, 1998
  • New York State, Alliance of Black Schools Education, Outstanding Educator of the Year Award, 1989
  • Urban Christian Ministries, Empowering Youth Award, 1987
  • Riverside High School, Outstanding Service – Principals Student Award, 1980

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