Dr. Sara Powell 

Professor of Education

sarapowell@bac.edu

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  • B.S., Southern Nazarene University
  • M.A., University of Colorado-Denver
  • Ph.D., University of Colorado-Denver
  • ED300 Introduction to Education.
10/9-12/16 Association for Middle Level Education annual conference

Austin, TX

Presentation Topic: “Put That Pencil Down!”

10/15-17/15   Association for Middle Level Education annual conference

Columbus, OH

Presentation Topic: “Put That Pencil Down!”

11/7-9/14   Association for Middle Level Education annual conference

Nashville, TN

Presentation Topic: “Response Cards Unplugged”

4/3-7/14    American Educational Research Association annual conference

Philadelphia, PA

Presentation Topic: “Incorporating Active Student Response”

4/26-30/13American Educational Research Association annual conference

San Francisco, CA

Presentation Topic: “Using Response Cards in Teacher Education”

11/7-9/13  Association for Middle Level Education annual conference

Minneapolis, MN

Presentation Topic: “Learning to Serve…Serving to Learn”

11/1-3/11 National Middle School Association annual conference

Louisville, KY

Presentation Topic: “Overcoming Poverty and language Barriers”

5/20/11     National Professors of Middle Level Education annual conference

Milledgeville, GA

Presentation Topic: “Frog Kissing and Other Lounsbury Lessons”

11/9/10    National Middle School Association annual conference

Baltimore, MD

Presentation Topic: “Wayside Teaching: A Middle Grades Imperative”

3/7/10       South Carolina Middle School Association annual conference

Myrtle Beach, SC

Keynote Address: “Wayside Teaching”

10/13/10   Pearson Professors Conference

Columbus, OH

Presentation Topic: “21st Century Knowledge and Skills for the Classroom”

 

 

Publications in Refereed Journals:

 

Powell, S.D. (2011). Relationships matter: Transformation through wayside teaching.

Middle Ground, 15(2), 10-12.

 

Powell, S.D. (2011). Wayside teaching: focusing on relationships. Middle School Journal, 42(5), 48-50.

 

Powell, S.D. (2011). Teachers’ days, delights, and dilemmas: Wayside teaching. Middle

School Journal, 42(3), 46-49.

 

Publications of chapters in books:

 

Powell, S.D. (2013). From debilitating teachers to enhancing teacher self-perceptions. In

  1. Roney and D. Lipka (eds.) Middle grades curriculum: Voices and visions of the

self-enhancing school. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Book-length publications:

 

Powell, S.D. (2015). Your introduction to education: Explorations in teaching (3rd ed.).

Columbus, OH: Pearson.

 

Powell, S.D. (2015). Introduction to middle level education (3rd ed.). Columbus, OH: Pearson.

 

Powell, S.D. (2012). Your introduction to education: Explorations in teaching (2nd ed.).

Columbus, OH: Pearson.

 

Powell, S.D. (2010). Introduction to middle school (2nd ed.). Columbus, OH: Pearson.

 

Powell, S.D. (2010). Wayside teaching: Connecting with students to support learning.

Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press

  • American Educational Research Association
  • Association for Middle Level Education
  • National Professors of Middle Level Education
  • North Carolina Professors of Middle Level Education
  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • Phi Delta Kappa Honor Society
  • Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society of Education
  • National Middle Grades Network