Ms. Powers teaches the Family & Consumer Science Foundation course offered to 9th-12th graders. She also teaches Early Childhood Education level 1 offered to 10th-12th graders and Early Childhood level 2 co-op & non co-op that is offered to 11th-12th graders. The most rewarding part of teaching to Ms. Powers is the kids. “You just form a bond, it’s rewarding because it feels like they’re your own kids half the time.”
Ms. Powers become a teacher because her professor at college recommended education to her because she was not in the education field at that time. Her college professor told her that “you would be an excellent teacher.” She was majoring in Family and Consumer Science before she was a teacher and minored in accounting.
If Ms. Powers could witness in any event in time, she would witness her parent’s wedding because it would be nice to see it. Also if Ms. Powers could be named after a city, state, or country, she would be named after Nippon. Her reason being is that it is Japanese and her grandmother is Japanese. She also stated that if should could spend a day with anyone, it would be her grandmother, just to have more time with her
Her all time favorite book series is Harry Potter. “It takes you out of this realm and into the next, something different.” But she also loves a good mystery book.
Ms. Powers stated that if she could retire tomorrow, she would move and travel anywhere and everywhere because it would be amazing to experience different things. Even though she does not like winter or summer at all because “it’s just too hot or too cold,” she enjoys the spring and fall season because both seasons generate nice temperatures.
The best vacation that Mrs. Powers has ever been on is during the summer of 2015. She and her daughter went to nine different countries as her daughter’s graduation present. They were gone a whole month and visited countries such as Germany, France, Italy, Switzerland and Belgium.