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A Knowledgeable Workshop Leader

Karen Pillsworth has written articles about storytelling for Storytelling Magazine. Her work was published in The Storytelling Classroom: Applications Across the Curriculum.

Karen's workshops include:

  • Community Storyteller: Drawing the community together to connect the stories
  • Once Upon a Classroom: Introducing storytelling into your classroom

Karen has given workshops for:

"Thank you for helping to make the Tenth Annual Literacy Conference sponsored by Mount Saint Mary College and the Amy Bull Crist Reading Council a huge success. Your sessions received wonderful reviews. We appreciate and thank you for all the time and effort you spent making your presentation so helpful to both practicing teachers and teacher candidates. Your planning, depth of knowledge, and willingness to share your expertise contributed to a truly special day."
Ann Licata, Ph.D., Mount Saint Mary College, Newburgh, NY

Workshop Sites

  • National Association for the Education of Young Children Annual Conference
  • NY State Reading Conference
  • NY State AEYC Annual Conference
  • Mid-Hudson Teacher Center
  • Northlands Storytelling Conference, Green Lake, Wisconsin
  • Arts in the Elementary Classroom, Rochester City Schools, Rochester, NY
  • Tenth Annual Literacy Conference, Mount Saint Mary College and the Amy Bull Crist
  • Reading Council- remove
  • Coalition of Multicultural Education
  • SUNY New Paltz Environmental Center
  • Ulster Literacy
  • Kingston City Schools
  • Americorp Volunteers
  • Sharing the Fire, the conference of the Northeast Storytelling
  • Fiction Among Friends � Writers and Storyteller�s Retreat, Adirondack Mountain Writer�s and Story Workshops

photo of the book 'The Storytelling Classroom: 
         Applications Across the Curriculum'

Photos from a workshop Karen gave at Robert Graves Elementary School, Kingston, NY, Nov. 2019
A student telling his story

TKaren Pillsworth with stick puppets at a residency

Two students telling their story

A student telling his story

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