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Storytelling in Education

Storytelling in Business

Cathy in Action




In 1987, Cathy left her teaching position to open an artistic/educational consulting business called Creative Expressions.

  • An instructor in Literacy and Children’s Literature at Brock University
  • An award wining author, published in thirteen languages
  • performed and lectured in Serbia, Malaysia, Japan, the United States, Mexico, Greece, Sweden, Germany, Portugal and across Canada.
  • worked with T.V. Ontario, CBC Radio and the National Film Board of Canada.
  • hosted, directed and co-written a video for the Ontario Ministry of Education on literacy
  • guest lectured at numerous Canadian universities and colleges
  • Performed in over 1500 schools worldwide
  • produced and hosted a six year award-winning cable TV program called Story Magic
  • conducted workshops, facilitated seminars and taught courses for business executives and church groups on The Art of Storytelling, Effective Communication, Creativity and Personal Growth.
  • served internationally as a Manager and mentor artist for the Royal Conservatory of Music's acclaimed educational transformation program - Learning Through the Arts.
  • written four books and numerous articles worldwide.

Cathy resides in Burlington, with her husband Kaz. They have two grown children and they both tell great stories.

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