NEW BRIDGES LEADERSHIP

Mr. B

Mr B

A lifelong New York City resident, Kevyn Bowles became a teacher as a Corps Member with Teach for America after graduating from Georgetown University. Kevyn served as a part of the founding group of teachers of a new school, 27Q317 the Waterside Children’s Studio School in Rockaway Park, New York. After helping to lead the development of the performing and visual arts-based program there, designed to support the true academic, emotional, and creative development of all children, Kevyn was selected by the Office of New Schools at the New York City Department of Education to found and lead New Bridges Elementary - PS 532. 
Kevyn graduated from Georgetown University with his B.A. in Theater & Performance Studies and Sociology: Social Justice Analysis. As a corps member in Teach for America, he received his M.S. Ed in Special Education from Hunter College. He then graduated with an Ed. M in Education Leadership from the Summer Principals Academy at Teachers College of Columbia University.

Ms. Sophia

Sophia
Sophia began her teaching career with Teach for America in Denver, Colorado, where she worked as a Special Educator serving students in Kindergarten through 8th grade. There she was chosen as a Mile High Teacher and a District Teacher Leader. She moved back to New York City to continue her growth as an educator, teaching both in Harlem and in the Bronx. Sophia was a founding member of the New Bridges teaching staff, teaching 1st grade before moving to administration. Sophia graduated from New York University with a B.A. in Political Science. While in Denver, Sophia earned her M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction: Pedagogy for Urban Leadership. Most recently, Sophia completed a Masters of Ed. in Education Leadership from the Summer Principals Academy at Teachers College of Columbia University.

Team

NEW BRIDGES LEADERSHIP

ARTS

PRE-K

KINDERGARTEN

FIRST

SECOND

CORE OPERATIONS

LEARNING SUPPORT TEAM

The Work of All

With parents as our partners, all members of the New Bridges community--from teachers and administrators to school safety officers and the cafeteria workers--share responsibility for nurturing and pushing all our students to success.