Biography

Janae Powell

Middle School Director

This is Janaeā€™s 28th year in education and she loves her profession.  Janae has had the opportunity to teach in Utah, New York, Miami, Singapore and Jakarta, Indonesia.  Her expertise in education is Middle School Social Studies and she has taught everything from Kindergarten Music to 12th grade Comparative Government.  Janae was raised and educated in Utah and graduated with a BS in Secondary Education from Brigham Young University in 1988.  During her education, she worked for Senator Harry Reid, studied in Vienna, and earned extra major skills in Political Science, Dance, Music and Chinese History.  At AISU Janae has worked as a Success Coach, Literacy Teacher,  Assistant Administrator and is currently the Middle School Director. 

Janae has a wonderful husband of 26 years and 3 phenomenal children.  She has lived in 4 countries, traveled to over 48 and is always planning her next adventure.  Janae is a member of the Assistance League, where she helps support several local children's charities. She also works with the Andes Educational Fund, which provides support for 3 underprivileged schools in Peru.  In her free time she enjoys traveling, reading, quilting, and being outdoors.  You can usually find Janae with a Diet Coke in hand and a smile on her face.