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Phil Gaffney is a substitute teacher at P.S. 38. He taught Mrs. Godfrey's class while Clara Godfrey was out on sabbatical.

Biography

Not much is known about Mr. Gaffney except that he was a long-term substitute teacher for Clara Godfrey when she went on sabbatical.

After Nate Wright and Teddy Ortiz entered the classroom, Mr. Gaffney reveals himself to be a long-term substitute for Mrs. Godfrey, who is going on sabbatical. Eventually, Nate gives him a nickname, Al G (Amish-Looking Guy). He started liking it.

Trivia

  • He was seen again in Nate's comic: "Old Teacher versus Young Teacher". Nate was caught doing this by Mr. Gaffney.
  • Mr. Gaffney once called Mrs. Godfrey “Big Mama”.
  • Nate Wright nickname for him is A.L.G, which stands for "Amish Looking Guy".
  • He came back to sub a year later and didn't remember Francis Pope or Teddy, but he remembered Nate and screamed then he calmed down and said hi. This shows that Nate probably caused a lot of chaos.

Gallery

Relationships

Ms. Clarke

Phil Gaffney seems to be friends with Ms. Clarke because she asked him how his first day was. It is unknown if they are in a relationship.

Martin Wright

Phil Gaffney and Martin are neighbors.

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