|Mathematics Department Head|
Boys JV Basketball
BA, Amherst College
MEd, Boston College
|A native of Wayland, Massachusetts, Frank graduated from Amherst College with a degree in Economics and began his career at Tabor Academy, where he taught mathematics, ran a dormitory, and coached basketball and tennis. He came to Cate in 1979 and has served in a number of academic and administrative positions, including Director of Athletics and Director of Studies. In addition to teaching every math course offered at Cate, Frank has taught economics and geography; he has also coordinated the School’s most recent accreditation self-assessments. |
Frank was named a Tandy Technology Scholar in 1995, and in the same year he received the Sliffe Award (for distinguished teaching of high-school math) from the Mathematical Association of America. Taking a sabbatical year to earn a master’s degree in educational technology, Frank has since made presentations at numerous workshops and institutes throughout the country. With recently retired Cate math teacher Sanderson Smith, he authored a calculus textbook that has been through several editions.
During his years as boys' varsity basketball coach, Frank’s teams won ninety percent of their league games, twelve league titles, and a place in the CIF finals game in 1996. He now brings his extensive experience to the coaching of girls’ junior varsity basketball.
Frank and his wife, Emilie, live on the Mesa.