Tramelle Howard, J.D.
Louisiana External Relations and Policy Manager
In his role, Tramelle is responsible for managing coalition work, policy implementation and building relationships with community stakeholders in Louisiana. Tramelle also assists with fund development and grant writing.
Prior to joining The Education Trust, Tramelle worked for City Year Baton Rouge, where he served as an Impact Manager. A former eighth-grade history teacher through Teach for America South Louisiana, Tramelle is also the vice president of the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board.
A native of Baton Rouge, Tramelle holds a juris doctor degree from The Southern University Law Center, and a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Louisiana – Lafayette.
Can play the trumpet and baritone
Being elected as the youngest African American to ever serve on the EBR School Board
What drew you to education?
Education saved my life. It provided me with opportunities that literally helped change the trajectory of my life.
Why are you passionate about working at Ed trust?
I’m excited to be working for an organization that is rooted in equity and ensuring that every child has access the quality equitable education.