Ernesto M. Garay

Ernesto M. Garay

Ernesto M. Garay is an award-winning poet. He holds two master’s degrees: one in Comparative Literature and a second one in Ethnic Studies.   As an Ethnic Studies Instructor, Ernesto teaches ethnic studies at the Lake County Campus of Woodland Community College.  Mr. Garay has also taught culture

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Poetic-History in Action Program v. 2


Program description

Poetic-History in Action Program

Poetic-History in Action is an exceptional comprehensive poetic-arts curriculum for grades K-4 to high school. By reading and writing poetry, students will explore their personal history through the poetic narrative, recreating a time in history.  Their poetic creation will integrate easily with state standards for history at any grade level.  Each session will


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Program Detail

Program type: Online/Streaming, Residency, Workshop/Class
Artistic Discipline: Literary Arts, Storytelling
Cultural Origin: African, Latino, Multicultural, Native American
Subject: Language Arts, Performing Arts, Social Studies and/or History
Population served: Grade 05, Grade 06, Grade 07, Grade 08, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Bilingual: Yes


Two or more years of educational programming experience: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Criminal background check(s) available: Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes


  • Poetry Reading Poetry at the Aqus Cafe in Petaluma