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#KnowYourPelicans: Tené Adero Howard '97
Posted 03/17/2017 01:16PM

Know Your Pelicans - Tené Howard

#KnowYourPelicans: Tené Adero Howard '97

Director of Global Outreach, Service, and Sustainability

What is your favorite thing about Packer?

It's hard to choose one thing — but my favorite event is probably the Dance Concert. It is such an amazing example of student leadership and creativity. I also feel deeply connected to this Packer tradition because it was such an important event to me while I was a student here.

Know Your Pelicans - Tené Howard

Describe a favorite or memorable moment in your classroom at Packer.

One favorite experience so far was a project I did with the Class of 2016 during the senior class trip to Baltimore. We spent a day getting to know a group of local youth leaders, and the next day, we joined them in building a playground. Working alongside a community partner on a project like that one was awesome.

Name a book/artwork/piece of music that changed your life and explain how.

Bill T. Jones's dance piece "Still/Here." I saw it with my dance class when I was in the Upper School and it totally rocked my world. I had always known on an intuitive level that dance could tell a story, but this was the first piece I had seen that told such an amazing story through the movements of the body. It was so impactful!

What is something that most Packer people wouldn't know about you?

Most Packer people would not know that I am obsessed with crossword puzzles. My ideal day would be sitting in a sunny room with a cup of coffee and a crossword!

Previous Pelicans:

Kindergarten Teacher Anne Montero

Upper School Science Teacher Alice Lurain

World Languages Teacher Su-Ling Huang

Upper School Art Teacher Eric Baylin

Preschool Teacher Lynnette Arthur

Middle School English Teacher Todd Johnson

Physical Education Teacher and Coach Rich Domanico

Food Services Member Ann Martinez

Lower School Librarian Chris Rush

Upper School Computer Science Teacher Louis Minsky '09

Upper School History Teacher Monika Johnston

First Grade Teacher Irene Turner

Interim Chair of the Arts Department Ali Boag

Middle School Dean of Student Life and Health Teacher Bessie Oster

Fourth Grade Teacher Tim Jensen

Middle School Math Teacher Ashley Greene

Upper School Choral Director Esther Liu Harris

Upper School English Teacher Eric Weisberg

Facilities Staff Member Luciean Seaforth

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