Social, emotional, and academic growth and successful community integration for all students. Social-Emotional Learning curriculum design Creative Writing Instructor: children, teens, adults Author: A SONG FOR THE ROAD DREAM UP NOW: The Teen Journal for Creative Self-Discovery
Arts-based, social-emotional learning -- I love to provide fun, creative activities that kids enjoy! I offer individual and group creativity workshops focused on self-esteem, feelings and behavior, emotions vocabulary, social skills, the ability to stay on task, setting goals and boundaries, and building and maintaining healthy relationships. Let's work together to spark student growth!
Eric Hoffer Book Awards, Honorable Mention, A SONG FOR THE ROAD (YA, SparkPress)
MA Social-Emotional Learning and Writing. BA Creative Writing and Leadership. Certified Mental Health First Aid. Trained to teach poetry to incarcerated youth.
Rayne Lacko offers transformative keynotes on fiction writing and social-emotional learning for K-12 and adults. As an advocate for the arts as a form of social and emotional well-being. She believes music, language, and art connect us and explores those themes in her novels, guided journals, online courses, speaking engagements, and in service to arts organizations. She’s helped writers and teens cultivate creativity in Writers Digest, School Library Journal, DIYMFA.com, ParentMap, and GERM. Her short fiction and poetry appear in Ariel Chart International Literary Journal, Gravel, Mixtape Methodology, and Skyline. Her story, “Like Father, Like Son,” won Best of 2015 for its category at Wordhaus literary magazine. Rayne edited an outdoor adventure magazine with an annual circulation of 2.7 million for 12 years.
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Reading, Specialty, Arts & Music, Visual Arts, Health, Life Skills, Literature, Classroom Management, School Counseling, Character Education, Problem Solving, Writing, Poetry, School Psychology, Classroom Community, Social Emotional Learning