Dan Manfrates

 

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

Syracuse, New York; English

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

Wegmans Grocery Store

Where did you go to college?

Manhattanville College

What was your favorite book in middle school?

Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

 

What is the best part of teaching at Hamilton Grange?

The best part of teaching at Hamilton Grange is working with enthusiastic students and teachers every day.

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

My favorite thing to do when I'm not teaching is playing sports.

What is your favorite quote?

"Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do." - John Wooden

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