Who is the Technicolor Teacher?
"Sandy has all the intelligence, skills, dedication,
collaborative spirit, love of learning, and passion for STEM education to make lasting contributions."
Barbara Morgan, Former Astronaut, Distinguished Educator in
Residence, Boise State University
Mrs. Powell is an award-winning STEM teacher. She was honored in
2013 with the Governor's Industry Award for Notable Teaching in STEM (GIANTS) as the secondary recipient.
She was selected as a Bright Prism Teacher by Montana Tech School of Mines. Sandy has served as a mentor
teacher for the Idaho Science and Aerospace Scholars (ISAS) Summer Academy.
She teaches Chemistry, Physics, Physical Science, and math at Emmett High School and is the Emmett School
District Science Department Chair. She is active in the Idaho Science Teacher Association (ISTA), currently
serving as president-elect.
Sandy developed and continues to present a yearly Science Expo where high school students present
mini-lessons to 4th and 5th graders. She was invited to share her Science Expo with other teachers at a
panel of Idaho Best Practices.
For more information, about the
Summer STEM Science Camp click