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Meet staff member Robert Bush

Photo of CVA Math Teacher Robert BushHi! My name is Robert Bush. I teach Math at Central Valley Academy and have been with Ilion and Central Valley school districts for 21 years.

What do you like best about what you do?

 I enjoy making connections with students and watching them succeed. I also enjoy the camaraderie with the rest of the faculty.

Where are you involved outside of school and what do you like best about it?

 I coach youth baseball, softball, wrestling and football. It’s been enjoyable coaching my children as they have been growing up.

What former jobs have you held?

 Math teacher at Rome Catholic for six months.

Where were you educated?

Beaver River Central School and St. Lawrence University

Where have you lived?

Crogan, NY and Ilion, NY

If you could do anything on a weekend, what would you do?

Fish or hunt

If we were to listen to your iPod or sound system, what would be playing?

Classic rock from the 70’s

What is your favorite television show/movie/actor?

    • Show: Walking Dead
    • Movie: Silence of the Lambs
    • Actor: Al Pacino

If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go and why?

 I would build a house on an island in the Adirondacks that was only accessible by boat of snowmobile.

What one thing would you share that people might not know about you?

That I worked as a garbageman for three summers when I first started teaching. It was awesome because it was all you can eat!!