Mrs. Rena Lauer hails from Staten Island and attended Midreshet Mevaseret Yerushalayim in Jerusalem and Bruriah High School in New Jersey. She teaches 11th & 12th grade English Language Arts. She majored in English Linguistics at the Macaulay Honors College and holds her MS Ed. in Adolescent English Education from the City University of New York. Throughout her college and graduate school years, Mrs. Lauer served as an advisor for NCSY New York chapter and volunteered for the OU Job Board resume writing service. She has also been the Chinuch Director for the Young Israel of Staten Island Day Camp. Mrs. Lauer joined Shulamith in 2014, and she loves the warm atmosphere, Zionistic passion, and academic caliber of the school. Inside and outside the classroom, she enjoys teaching students ways to apply analysis and writing skills to their lives.