Amanda Keil

 

Where did you grow up and what was your first language?

I grew up in Westchester County NY and English is my first language.

What from your hometown do you wish you could find in New York City?

Nothing! NYC has got it all!

 

Where did you go to college?

I went to the Hartt School of Music at the University of Hartford for undergraduate. Then I went to Boston University for my Masters, and right now I'm at Lehman College for a second Masters! 

What was your favorite book in middle school?

The Nancy Drew mystery series by Carolyn Keene.

 

What is the best part of teaching at Hamilton Grange?

I love the focus on social justice and equity issues, the helpful and kind colleagues, and the energetic and smart students

What is your favorite thing to do when you are not teaching?

I like to spend time with my two daughters.  

What is your favorite quote?

I know that I know nothing. - Socrates

"Work Hard, Get Smart. Be Good, Change the World."