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, and was
selected as an Idaho State finalist for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching (PAEMST)
that same year.
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 and is acive in the Idaho Science Teacher
Association (ISTA). She now teaches future teachers.
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