Meet our youth educator

Jessica Lodato, RYC Youth Educator



Jessica Lodato works with all 3rd and 4th grade classes in the district as part of the the health curriculum. Jessica’s lessons focus on important social and emotional learning skills, such as self-awareness, self-management (emotional regulation), social awareness, and relationship skills. Studies have shown that these skills greatly enhance our children’s capacity to deal effectively with daily tasks and challenges.  

Jessica also will offer parenting groups for elementary and midle school parents.

Jessica holds a M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University. She has extensive experience in group work in classrooms and community settings with children and adults.  

You may contact Jessica at

Read Jessica's article recently published in the Rye Record on  Social and Emotional Strategies for a Successful Start to the School Year