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Sherry Norfolk

L: St. Louis | P: 404-401-2737 | E: | W:

Sherry Norfolk is an award-winning, internationally acclaimed storyteller and teaching artist, performing and leading residencies and professional development workshops across the United States and SE Asia. Coauthor of “Literacy Development in the Storytelling Classroom” (Libraries Unlimited, 2009), “The Storytelling Classroom: Applications Across the Curriculum” (Libraries Unlimited, 2006) and “Social Studies in the Storytelling Classroom” (Parkhurst Brothers Publishing, 2012), she is a leading authority on integrating learning through storytelling. She also coauthored “The Moral of the Story: Folktales for Character Development” and six picture books. Sherry received the National Storytelling Network Oracle Award for Distinguished National Service as well as Tennessee Arts Commission’s Outstanding Teaching Artist of 2010 award. She serves as Adjunct Professor in the Creative Arts in Learning program at Lesley University and was one of 30 teaching artists chosen to attend the first National Seminar for Teaching Artists, developed and hosted by the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Lessons & Workshops: Exploring the Common Core Through Storytelling (grades pre-K-5); Leveling the Playing Field: Storytelling & the Special Needs Classroom (grades K-5); and

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