Meet Andrew Heine!

Meet Andrew Heine!
Dani Seiss

As part of our ongoing series Meet Our GDS Faculty and Staff, we are excited to present: Meet Andrew Heine!

Read the Q&A below to learn more about Andrew.

Primary Role: High School Computer Science Teacher

Pronouns: he/him

Years at GDS: 3


What do you love about GDS?

People's sense of humor and all the talented artists

A favorite part of your job?

Every section I teach has a wildly different energy. I get something different from all of them, and it keeps me constantly learning.

Your work style in a few words?

Every morning I write a bulleted list of thoughts, then add sub-bullets throughout the day.

A top hope/wish for your students and/or colleagues?

The perfect balance of character-building struggle with contentment and contemplation.

Personal passions/hobbies/pastimes?

Riding my bike to coffee shops, drawing, playing drums, coding

A few favorites…?

Favorite recipes: sheetpan chickpeas and feta
Favorite movies: Pig
Favorite band: nofx, Chick Corea, Liszt, John Maus, Gorillaz, Bob Seger, Neutral Milk Hotel, I know all the words to Cheeseburger in Paradise

Favorite country I’ve traveled to:


Tell us about your family and/or pet(s).

I have a wonderful wife, two young, funny kids, and a border collie puppy named Matilda.

One thing about yourself your students/colleagues/others probably don't know?

I've hitchhiked over 3000 miles

One thing on your life "bucket list" you've already accomplished?

A backflip

Something on your life “bucket list” you have yet to accomplish?

Make a feature length movie


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