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Mrs. Chana Luchins

Principal of General Studies

Mrs. Chana Luchins is the principal of General Studies at Rabbi Pesach Raymon Yeshiva.  She is a New York and New Jersey certified teacher and a New Jersey certified supervisor who holds a Master's Degree in Special Education from the Graduate School of Education at Touro College and a Supervisory Certificate from the Rutgers Graduate School of Education. Mrs. Luchins has also completed the Hidden Sparks and YouLead leadership programs.

Mrs. Luchins has extensive expertise in many areas, including as a reading specialist, a constructivist and metacognitive math teacher, social emotional learning, as well as in the thoughtful incorporation of blended learning and STEM initiatives. She has provided professional development and mentoring in a variety of capacities. 

Mrs. Luchins began teaching in 1995 and has worked with students from Early Childhood through Grade 12, including college-level coursework, in both General and Judaic Studies. Schools where Mrs. Luchins worked include Manhattan Day School, Magen David Yeshiva, and SAR Academy, where she taught for eight years prior to moving to Highland Park.

Mrs. Luchins joined the RPRY family in 2008 and is the proud parent of four RPRY graduates, and one current student. She is a passionate learner and consummate student who particularly enjoys delving into works of mussar, reading high quality literature, and writing, especially poetry.

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