Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter has appointed Angela Hemingway as the executive director of the newly created Idaho Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Action Center.
Hemingway is currently the director of assessment and accountability for Idaho’s State Department of Education. Earlier, she served as a classroom teacher in the Boise and Kuna School districts. She has been recognized as the Idaho Biology Teacher of the Year, Kuna School District Educator of the Year, Idaho Grange Teacher of the Year, Secondary Science Teacher of the Year and Idaho STEM Teacher of the Year.
Hemingway earned a BS in biology and chemistry with a minor in economics and an MS in biology with a microbiology emphasis, both from Boise State University.
The STEM Action Center was created by the 2015 Legislature to coordinate and maximize STEM-related programs and activities to strengthen Idaho’s K-career STEM pipeline.