Mrs. Cindy Frank

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Mrs. Frank holds a B.A. with Honors in the History of Art from The University of Michigan. Upon graduation, she moved into the world of New York book publishing spending over a decade working on titles involving science, literature, art, cooking, history, and politics at such esteemed houses as Knopf, William Morrow, Times Books, and Workman Publishing. Following her marriage and the birth of her three sons, she taught literature at the Scarsdale Adult School and volunteered in the Scarsdale School System in a variety of positions involving everything from library work to executive boards to pizza volunteer to judge for the New York Catholic Forensic League. A longtime teacher of both Judaic studies and Hebrew at Westchester Reform Temple, she created the innovative and tremendously successful electives program at the school, each year moving nearly two hundred children through projects and activities that induced cooking, animal care, grocery shopping, and field trips throughout New York City. 

An admirer of both the Great American Songbook and early jazz greats, from Joe Venuti and Eddie Lang to Django Reinhardt to The Boswell Sisters, Mrs. Frank is also incredibly proud of her encyclopedia knowledge of MGM musicals. Her idea of a perfect day is a wander through Central Park followed by an evening lost among the stacks at New York’s esteemed Strand Bookstore on lower Broadway. Mrs. Frank is delighted to coach The Montfort Academy Speech and Debate team, proud participant in New York Catholic Forensic League, one of the finest local leagues in the country.