New Teacher Profile: James Bettincourt hiring is music to Monroe’s ears

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Name: James Bettincourt

Position: Jockey Hollow, teaching String Orchestra and Music Technology, Monroe Elementary teaching Strings

Coming from: I am coming from 5 years at Taught in the Stratford Public School District for five years and at a private school in Greenwich for nine years.

Grew up in: The Boston area.

Education: B.M. from Berklee College of Music and M.A.T. from Lehman College

What do you like most about teaching?

What I like most about teaching is sharing my love for music with my students and the creativity that is required to be an effective music teacher.

What do you most look forward to about teaching in Monroe this fall? 

I am looking forward to getting to know my Monroe students and colleagues this fall and making music with them.

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