CREST/STEM Leadership at Paradise Valley High

Phil Howardell enjoys watching his young engineers solve problems. As the lead instructor in charge of Paradise Valley’s Center for Research in Engineering, Science and Technology (CREST), Howardell takes pride in providing his students with a solid foundation for a career in engineering.

For many CREST students, Howardell’s Introduction to Engineering Design course is their first exposure to basic engineering principals and practices.

As the District CREST/STEM Coordinator for Paradise Valley Unified School District. Howardell manages operations of the CREST program, and develops STEM activities both here and throughout the district.