The administrative staff at Lynnville Elementary School is fully dedicated to maintaining an environment that is conducive to academic success for every student.
Our Principal is Mr. Gene E. Raber, himself a graduate of Lynnville Elementary School and our community’s Tecumseh High School.
Mr. Raber has led Lynnville Elementary since the 2003-2004 school year. Prior to his current position, he taught sixth grade for eight years at Oakdale Elementary School within our school district. Mr. Raber began his teaching career in 1994 at Riverview Middle School in Huntington County Community School Corporation in Huntington, IN, where he taught sixth grade for two years. In addition to teaching duties at both of the schools where he taught, Mr. Raber enjoyed sponsoring extracurricular activities including sport teams and academic teams.
Mr. Raber graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education with a Reading Minor. Additionally, he holds a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education from the University of Southern Indiana. He completed his Administrative certification at Oakland City University.
Mr. Raber enjoys working with technology and has completed the Indiana Department of Education’s Indiana NEXT technology training program for school administrators. He has worked with the district technology director to update the technology at our school.
Mr. Raber enjoys grant-writing to make supplemental opportunities available to our students. Over the past years, Mr. Raber has worked to improve the technology, and educational programming at our school, in addition to improving the appearance and safety of our school building and grounds through grant awards and volunteer efforts. Grants from Lowe’s Toolbox for Education, the Eugenia Reed/Christian Science Society Irrevocable Trust, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana, and other corporate and private grant providers have provided monetary assistance toward these efforts.
Mr. Raber is married to Jennifer, and they have a son named Jackson. Mr. Raber is a member of Selvin United Methodist Church. He also enjoys boating, snow skiing, water skiing, playing golf, and many other outside activities.