Pennsylvania Institute of Technology
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Meet the Faculty!


Rachelle Chaykin
Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs
Programs: General Studies, Communications


Rachelle Chaykin is the Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs, and the Program Manager for English and Humanities.

Ms. Chaykin graduated from the University of Delaware with a BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Operations Management. She then pursued her M.A. in English Literature at Rutgers University in New Jersey.

In addition to working Educational Management, Rachelle has been teaching for almost twenty years, and it is still the favorite part of her job. She has incorporated many instructional research techniques into her classroom, including integrating multiple intelligence concepts and writing across the curriculum assessments.

Ms. Chaykin is a pop-culture virtuoso, a voracious reader, and a devotee of all scary movies. Her first novel, Her Mother’s Lover, was published in 2013 with her co-author. She is currently working on the sequel.

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