Shira Dickstein


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

I grew up in Huntington, Long Island; my first language was English. 

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

I wish I could get TCBY (fro yo).

Where did you go to college?

The University of Michigan

What was your favorite book in middle school?

Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt


What is the best part of teaching at Hamilton Grange?

The best part of teaching at Hamilton Grange is students recognizing their potential and the fun staff.

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

Exploring new things

What is your favorite quote?

"Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new." - Albert Einstein