My name is Greg Mantras and I will be working as one of the the 4th grade teachers this year focusing on Math and Science.   This is my fifth year at Loring Community School and I am excited to be here!  Prior to coming to Loring, I taught at Ramsey International Fine Arts Center for 7 years.  During my time at Ramsey, I taught 7th/8th grade math, 4th grade and served as the Elementary Math Specialist the last two years.  Prior to Ramsey, I taught at Webster Open School in NE Minneapolis for 6 years in grades 3 through 6.  Prior to teaching, I worked in the specialty chemical industry as a chemist and a quality control engineer.  I earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, Irvine and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from California State University Fullerton.  I received my teacher certification from Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan and have taught in Michigan, Seattle, and here in Minneapolis.  I am married and have 3 children - ages 9, 11and 13.

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me.  Email is the best way to contact me - my address is  You can also contact me via voicemail at 612-692-1752.

I am looking forward to an exciting and successful school year!