The New LIFE School has a team of seasoned professionals with extensive experience working with children and youth in New York City. Staff members at The New LIFE School provide a great deal of individualized attention to increase the self-esteem and academic progress of our students. This is achieved through our low student-to-staff ratio. Our staff provides a family-like atmosphere for the students to help them feel comfortable, supported and encouraged.

Matthew Tucker, Executive Director of Education/ Principal

Dr. Matthew Tucker holds a Bachelor’s degree in behavioral science and Master’s degrees in education, with an extension in students with disabilities, as well as a second Master’s degree in school building administration from Mercy College. In addition, Dr. Tucker received his doctor of education in interdisciplinary leadership from Creighton University. He has spent 13 years in the public school sector as a teacher, program director and dean of students. Most recently, Dr. Tucker stepped into the role of Executive Director at The New Life School. Dr. Tucker is a certified NYS school teacher and school building administrator. “The best part of being principal at The New LIFE School is having the opportunity to impact the lives of our students by providing a differentiated educational experience that will prepare them for life beyond the classroom.”

718-665-2760 Ext 2015
mtucker@lssny.org

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