Andrew Bolen

 How long have you been teaching at Connect Charter School?  ​

Since 2005.

What is your favourite unit to teach?

Music Composition.

What is your educational/professional background? 

Music Performance. 

What brought you to Connect? 

Music education.

What do you consider the best part of teaching at our school?  

Teaching music. 

Tell us a bit about your family.  

We enjoy traveling and spending time outdoors.

What do you like to do when you’re not in the classroom? 

I enjoy spending time with my family.

What is your most recent rewarding moment as a teacher? 

I have many rewarding moments as a teacher, but the best moments are when I’m making music with my students.  

Bonus Question!

Tell us something about yourself that most people don’t know about you? 

I grew up in BC on a small farm near Jaffray, where I attended the same school for 11 years.