Degrees and Certifications:
Ms. Beth Howard
Ms. Howard has been a teacher at Dixon Elementary for 36 years. She has taught in the regular
classroom as well as in the visual arts program so it is quite easy to see why she loves to integrate all
subject areas into her "ART" program. She is a graduate of UNC-W with a degree in Elementary
Education and a minor in Art and Science.
She is: National Board Certified 2005 and again in 2015
Onslow County Teacher of the Year 2007
North Carolina South East Regional Teacher of the Year 2007/2008
Trainer with the North Carolina Teacher Academy
Volunteer with the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Hospital at Topsail Island since 1998
She loves to travel and any chance to explore the outdoors! She lives in Wilmington and has one son Bobby and grandchild Rylie.
The Mission for the Visual Arts Program is to allow children to participate in as many
different cultural art experiences as possible during their elementary years encouraging
students to become creative global learners!