Jun 1, 2023
Tracy Greeley Howard began teaching in 2003 after moving to Cincinnati from Philadelphia, where she was a Zookeeper and a research scientist. She holds two Masters Degrees: MAT in Biological Science from Miami University and MEd in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Cincinnati, with an Educational Leadership endorsement from Ohio Dominican. Tracy is a Senior Professional Educator in Science and Career Technology with the Ohio Department of Education who has sat on several state level subcommittee boards, and a Certified Lead Teacher with Cincinnati Public Schools who has written several district wide content curriculums, served as a teacher evaluator, served on the Local Professional Development Committee, and served as Program Facilitator for several CPS programs. She has received the Teacher of the Year award from the Cincinnatus Woodward Trust and has been a finalist for the Dr. Lawrence Hawkins Educator of the Year Award on several occasions. She has helped new and experienced teachers since 2007 as an ODE Resident Educator Mentor. Tracy has represented CPS while presenting at over two dozen local, regional and national conferences, and also represented the University of Arizona and NASA by presenting about the scientific mission of the Mars Phoenix Lander at the national level. She has been awarded over $100,000 in local and national grants to enhance her science teaching in her classroom, as well as help her start the Biotechnology program which is now used in several Cincinnati area school districts. Tracy is also working to enhance the programs offered at Cincinnati Public School’s Zoo Academy through agreements with local universities which will benefit students after graduation, and throughout their lives.
Intro and Outro music "Vicious Pen" courtesy of Moby Gratis