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.
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.