Phone: 205.871.8126 ext. 7375


Degrees and Certifications:

National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT) Master's and Bachelor's of Arts in Elementary Education

Mrs. Melinda Howe

Mrs. Howe is beginning her 21st year of teaching.  This year marks her 6th year at Crestline teaching Language Arts.  Prior to joining the Crestline family, she taught in the Kansas City, Missouri area for 15 years.  Mrs. Howe is a National Board Certified Teacher with a specialization in Literacy.  She also has a Master's degree from Baker University in Elementary Education and a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education.  In her spare time, Mrs. Howe enjoys backpacking, reading, going to the beach, and seeing new places.  She and her husband have five children; her oldest is 24 years old.  He is currently serving in the Marine Corp (Semper Fi!!!) and is currently on a nine-month deployment.  The younger four children range in age from 10 to 18 years old. 

Mrs. Howe's Superpower...She makes ice cream!!!  Mr. and Mrs. Howe own a creamery in Old Town Helena, AL called Freezy's Creamery!  YUMMY!

Mrs. Howe is excited to begin another school year and share her love of reading, writing, and learning with her students!