Illinois Storyteller Profile
|Bio:||STORYTELLER: Programs for kids, teens, tweens, families and adults. Listeners of all ages are captivated by Sue's enthusiastic storytelling. Whether telling original stories or traditional tales, Sue’s storytelling is creative, interactive, educational (sometimes), and always fun. Don't be surprised if you want to move, chant, sing, think, imagine and dream.|
In the news! Sue is a recipient of the 2014 National Storytelling Network's ORACLE Award for Regional Service and Leadership.
TEACHING ARTIST: Recipient of the Prairie Area Reading Council Literacy Award, contributing author to Literacy Development in the Storytelling Classroom (Norfolk, Stenson, Williams) – a 2010 Storytelling World Resource Award winner, Sue combines her passion for storytelling with her delight in teaching students and their teachers to write and tell stories. It's an awesome combination!
CERTIFIED BULLYING PREVENTION TRAINER:
Clemson University Institute on Family and Neighborhood Life
• You and Me ... Bully Free! --- An educational, fun, and interactive storytelling assembly that gets the whole school talking.
• It Takes a Village --- Bullying prevention workshops for teachers and parents working with the bully, the bullied and the bystander.
• Olweus Bullying Prevention Program Trainer --- A certified trainer, Sue works with schools and other organizations implementing the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program. http://www.clemson.edu/olweus/
|Age Groups:||Adult Audiences |
Elementary, Grades K-5
High School/Young Adult
Middle, Grades 6-8
|Story Types:||Bullying Prevention |
Folk Tales/Fairy Tales/Fables/Tall Tales
|Workshops using Storytelling:||For Business/Corporate Groups |