School & University Bookings
Raina has a degree in Child and Youth Development, and her Bachelor of Education. Using these degrees Raina often speaks to different groups.
Raina can appear in or out of costume
Elementary school visits are currently on hiatus.
For junior high and high school, Raina typically speaks to either child studies classes, or business/entrepreneur classes. Raina can speak to child studies classes about how she works with children and applies what she learned in school in new and exciting ways. Raina also speaks to business and entrepreneurial classes about how she started this company and makes a unique living as a mermaid. Visits typically last 90 minutes. Raina will have a powerpoint prepared.
For university classes Raina typically speaks to CHYS students or BEd students. Raina demonstrates how she applies current best practice, DAP, emergent curriculum, and constructivist approach in her work as a mermaid. Raina is also a great example of how someone can think outside the box with their degree. Visits typically last 60-90 minutes. Raina will have a powerpoint prepared. Raina is open to other related courses. Raina can appear in or out of costume.
Raina's past visits have included:
South Colchestor Academy Grade 11/12
Keshen Goodman Public Library Preschool-Elementary
MSVU Child and Youth Studies Program
MSVU BEd Elementary Program (3 times)
MSVU BEd Secondary Program
MSVU BEd Orientation Panel
Ecole Grosvenor Wentworth Grade 5 class