Powering Up Our Life Stories
Written through the inspiration of helping youth reclaim and rewrite their stories while leading residencies in PA USA

Empowering children and youth – making a real difference in the quality of the lives of young people for over 21 years.

I am available for workshops, assemblies, storytelling, and residency programs. I am a Pennsylvania Artist in Residence and an approved directory member of the Scottish Storytelling Centre. For more information on booking a residency, contact me directly or go to For additional information on the Pennsylvania Council of the Arts, visit or For more information on storytelling in Scotland visit

‘The Edge’

A 10 Day Residency in Central High School 2013

Excerpt from “Chuckles & Tickles & Tales…Oh My”

Excerpt from “In the Heart of The Story”

Here is a partial list of the educational institutions where I have given presentations:

  • York Family Literacy Council
  • Juniata Head Start
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Hemlock Girl Scout Council
  • Penn State Cooperative
  • Lackawanna County Commission
  • Clearfield County Commission
  • Cobys Family Services
  • Bell Socialization Services
  • Alliance for the Mentally Ill of PA
  • Wellspring
  • Interfaith Coalition
  • Susan P. Bymes Health Education Center
  • Elizabethtown Church of the Brethren
  • Dreamwrights Theatre
  • York Little Theater
  • Central York High School
  • Hanover Middle School
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • Penn State University
  • Elizabethtown College
  • Thaddeus Stevens College
  • Millersville University
  • Western Maryland College
  • Brownstown College
  • Elizabethtown High School
  • Methacton High School
  • Trinity High School
  • McCaskey High School
  • William Penn High School
  • S.A.D.D. Regional Conferences
  • Lancaster Country Day School
  • York Country Day School
  • Delone Catholic School
  • Lancaster Catholic High School
  • Rolling Acres Elementary
  • Upper Adams School District
  • New Hope Academy York