Patrick Jefferies is the Assistant Principal at Utah Connections Academy. Mr. Jefferies earned his Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership and Policy from the University of Utah in 2016. He also earned a masters degree in American Politics and Political Philosophy with an emphasis on civic education in 2007 from the University of Utah. In 1995, he graduated with a bachelor of arts from Gonzaga University. He shares more about himself below:
“I am excited to be part of a school that are true experts in virtual education! Utah Connections Academy delivers the best of virtual education meeting the needs of students and families.
I have been an educator for over 20 years. I started my career as a middle school social studies teacher. For the last 10 years I have worked as an administrator in public, private, and charter schools and in almost every level, elementary, middle, high school, and at the district level.
"I am excited to be part of a school that are true experts in virtual education!"
— Mr. Jefferies
A fun fact about me is that I am a master lego builder! I am also a musician (guitar, mandolin, drums) and got to perform on stage with the band Weezer.’