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What People are Saying
  • “This is the best workshop I have ever been to‭! ‬Sherry is very knowledgeable and enthusiastic,‭ ‬and she provided lots of practical ideas we can go right back to the library and use tomorrow!” –Librarian,‭ ‬Knox County‭ (‬TN‭) ‬Public Library

  • "....the finest teacher of the modern craft of storytelling. Period."

    ----Carmen Deedy, storyteller & author​

Sherry Norfolk offers a wide variety of staff development opportunities for educators. She is a professional teaching artist who performs and teaches storytelling nationally and internationally.

  • Adjunct Professor, Lesley University (Integrated Arts in Learning program) 2009-date.

  • Adjunct Professor, East Tennessee State University (Storytelling Masters Program) 2011.

  • Adjunct Professor, Mercer University-Atlanta (1996-1998) and Florida Atlantic University (1987-1988).

  • Co-author of award-winning arts-integration books: The Storytelling Classroom: Applications Across the Curriculum (Libraries Unlimited, 2006) and Literacy Development in the Storytelling Classroom (Libraries Unlimited, 2009), Social Studies in the Storytelling Classroom (Parkhurst Brothers Publishing, forthcoming 2012).

  • Teaching Artist with Tennessee Arts Commission’s Value Plus Schools and Arts360° programs (2009 Teaching Artist of the Year); rostered artist with Mississippi Arts Commission, Georgia Council for the Arts, Louisiana Council for the Arts, Interchange / COCA St. Louis, South Carolina Arts Commission, Tennessee Arts Commission (teaching artist and professional development), Virginia Commission on the Arts

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