Read Aloud Events
“Effectively weaving social, emotional, and academic components into the fabric of a school helps students remain motivated to develop skills to navigate and succeed within their learning communities and to serve as responsible, contributing members of society.” The Aspen Institute
"Well-implemented SEL programs positively affect students’ success in school. Studies show that social-emotional skills—such as problem-solving, self-regulation, impulse control, and empathy—help improve academics, reduce negative social behaviors like bullying, and create positive classroom climates." Committee for Children
As a therapist, I know well the devastating effects of deficient emotional intelligence and social skills. My books are designed to engage children through relatable characters and vibrant images. During our read alouds, rich conversations are had building greater capacity for: healthy relationships with self and others, creativity and problem-solving, and emotion management.
Build your own Read Aloud
Read Aloud with Q & A/Discussion
Create your own affirmation poem
Meet the author and book signing