Appearances

Catherine Alene welcomes the opportunity to speak in a variety of venues ranging from high schools to conferences, treatment facilities and college campuses.

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As a high school Language Arts teacher, Catherine is able to craft presentations, writing workshops and book discussions for learners of varying skill levels. Presentations and workshops can be tailored to align with lesson plans while also helping teachers meet the goals outlined in the Common Core.  Examples of presentations may include:

  • One Part Memoire and Two Parts FictionInfusing fictional characters with personal experience
  • From Poetry to Prose and Back Again – Using fewer words to tell a broader story
  • Boundary Breakers and Boundary MakersUsing fiction as a tool to breakdown stereotypes
  • From Your Keyboard to the Bookshelf – The publishing process from start to finish

Catherine enjoys speaking to medical students and practitioners as well as to groups comprised of people working to recover from eating disorders. Examples of presentation topics include:

  • Living With and Overcoming an Eating Disorder
  • Writing as a Recovery Tool

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  • Mental Health Issues in Young Adult Novels
  • A Case for Young Adult Literature in an Age of Standardized Testing
  • From Your Keyboard to the Bookshelf – The publishing process from start to finish

To schedule a presentation, workshop, reading or book discussion please contact Catherine Alene directly through the Contact Page.