Reeves-Howard runs for school board seat

Published 8:28 pm Wednesday, September 2, 2009

SELMA — Debra Reeves-Howard has announced her candidacy for Selma City School Board member from District 4.

Reeves-Howard has served as a member of the school board since December 2005.

“My goal as a member of the school board is to work toward having a school system where all children receive the best education possible in an environment that’s conducive to learning; a competitive system which provides students with the necessary knowledge and tools needed to compete with other students, both locally and globally,” she said.

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Reeves-Howard is a 1979 graduate of Southside High School. She has a bachelor’s in sociology from Alabama State University and a master’s from Illinois State University in Normal, Ill.

After receiving her master’s Reeves-Howard returned to Selma. She has been employed with Selma Careerlink for 24 years.

She is a job developer and a certified global career development facilitator.

Reeves-Howard is married to Andrew Howard. They have two sons, Christopher and Andrew. Christopher is a 2007 honors graduate of Selma High School and Andrew attends high school.