Dr. Keli Koran Luchey

Assistant Principal & Sweet Home HS and CEO Lucid Pathways, LLC, Lucid Pathways, LLC - Educational Consulting, Life Coaching & Personal Counseling Services
Dr. Keli Koran Luchey

Keli-Koran F. Luchey earned a Ph.D. in Counselor Education with a concentration in School Counseling from the University at Buffalo.

She also has a M.Ed. in Education Administration from Canisius College, and a M.Ed. in College Counseling & Student Personnel Work, a B.A. in Psychology and a B.A in Women’s Studies also at the University at Buffalo.

Currently ‘Dr. Keli” is a High School Assistant Principal at Sweet Home High School. She is also a certified New York State School Counselor and worked for over seventeen years as a High School Counselor. She was formerly employed as a Senior Admissions Advisor and Assistant Admissions Coordinator for the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) at the University at Buffalo. In addition to her work in Admissions, she also taught Undergraduate Freshman Seminar courses.

Prior to her position as a Senior Admissions Advisor, Dr. Luchey worked in various capacities for the Science and Technology Enrichment Program (STEP), the Liberty Partnership Program, the Upward Bound Program (all at UB) and the Buffalo Urban League.

Dr. Luchey is the founder and CEO of Lucid Pathways, LLC where she provides Educational Consulting, Life Coaching and Personal Counseling to clients throughout the country. Her passion is helping others to heal their core. She is committed to assisting her clients in “creating a clear and concise vision” so they may reach full potential. She is well known for presenting her “Lucid Vision Boards” to corporate companies, for private parties, and at public venues around the United States and abroad.

She is currently on the Board of Directors of the Mental Health Association of NY State; the Western New York Educational Service Council (WNYESC) - Committee for Identifying and Developing Educational Leadership (CIDEL); previously served on the Board of Directors for the True Community Development Corporation (True Bethel Baptist Church - Bishop Darius Pridgen); is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated (Buffalo Alumnae Chapter), the American School Counseling Association (ASCA), the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), and the National Alliance of Black School Educators (NABSE). Also, served as an Educational Consultant for the Mount Olive Development Corporation, Preventionfocus, Inc, and the Office for University Preparatory Programs (OUPP) at the University at Buffalo. You can listen to Dr. Luchey every week on WNY’s Power 96.5 FM Station where she is a Co-host of the “Real Talk Live” Show. She previously served as Vice President of the Niagara-Orleans Counseling Association (NOCA), is the former Historian of Jack and Jill of America, Incorporated (Buffalo Chapter), and is a former member of the Preventionfocus Adult Advisory Board.

"Dr. Keli" has received several awards for her contributions to the community including: Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated (Beta Iota Chapter) Educator of the Year Award (1995), Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated (Gamma Kappa Chapter) Appreciation Award (1998), Radio Channel WBLK Professional of the Month Award (September 1998), Who’s Who Among Teachers (2004-05; 2005-06; 2006-07), NY State Senator Antoine Thompson “Educator Award” for Women’s History Month (2007), Mayor Byron Brown, City of Buffalo – Education Award ( 2007), Uncrowned Queen (2008) by the Uncrown Crowned Queens Institute for Research and Education on Women, Incorporated and Young Miss Buffalo Scholarship and Enrichment Program (YMBP), Cornerstone Award of Distinction (2010), KMPG Athena Young Professional Award (2012); The Sisterhood, Inc. - President Barack Obama Award for Community Service (2013); City of Buffalo Black History Month Award for Education/Community Service – Mayor Byron Brown (2013); Community Action Organization of Erie County – Women’s History Month – Health & Wellness Award (2013), True Bethel Baptist Church Black History Month Award (2014), Women’s History Month Touching the World Award – Unlimited Possibilities Overcoming Poverty Ministry (2014); Women Making History Award (2018) - Utopia Euphoria, Inc.

For nearly thirty years, "Dr. Keli" has assisted children and adults and considers it an honor and privilege to work with people. It is her goal to instill in every person that she meets the belief that they are all “full of promise” rather than “at-risk”.

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