Cathy is a science educator with experience as an elementary classroom teacher and coach. She has previously taught in New York, New Jersey, Taiwan, and California. Her passion is student talk, which has led her to support teachers, schools, and districts with their oral discourse initiatives. She has been published in The Reading Teacher and presented professional development workshops in literacy and oral language. She has a BA from Yale University and an MA in elementary/early childhood education from the Columbia Teachers College. Her favorite exhibit at the Exploratorium is the mesmerizing and impressive Sweeper’s Clock.