Los Angeles Educator Building a 21st Century Student

Engaged teachers explore ideas and concepts with hands on strategies. When Cathryn Berger Kaye leads a presentation, everyone is involved! Learn more.

Strategies for Success

From Singapore to Hawaii to North Carolina, find out how Strategies for Success with 21st Century Skills: A Learning Curriculum that Serves provides transformational experiences for learners and teachers. Learn more.

American International School

At International Schools across the globe, CBK Associates provides curriculum development, teacher workshops, student leadership, and presents at regional conferences. Where are you in the world? Learn more.

Humble TX Student Leadership Workshop

Collaborative leadership remains at the heart of our organizational development approach. We provide tools for improving communication and inventive thinking. Learn more.

About CBK Associates

Mark you calendar for this summer’s ADVISORY AND SERVICE LEARNING INSTITUTE — July 13-16, 2020. Click HERE for more. This year again, the institute will be led by Cathryn Berger Kaye with J Christopher Neal. 

“Best PD I’ve been to. Worth several days out of your summer to go. So powerful and energizing.” Christine Elizabeth Baker, The International School of Kuala Lumpur

We are all over the world! Since the beginning of the school year — in person and through online consulting — we have been in New York City, Shanghai, Los Angeles, Rome, New Orleans, Myanmar, Tokyo, Ho Chi Minh City, Nagoya, Madrid, Vienna, Xi’an, Moscow, Angola, and Lesotho!

Check our Calendar for where you can find CBK Associates. Interested in our Advisory program? Inquire at cathy@cbkassociates.com.

Our CBK Associates team is growing with new talent and our new upcoming website will introduce you to all these amazing consultants located in the US (New York, New Jersey, Northern California, Southern California), Switzerland, Ghana, and Angola. We actively lead programming and development of the NYC Mayor’s Service Youth Leadership Councils. Our Social and Emotional/Advisory Programs are in schools all over the world — for grades K-12. Our team provides Exploring Bias work with a focus on implicit bias and microaggressions. We lead institutes, conference workshops and on-site professional development around the globe. Cathryn will be leading a two-day Service Learning Workshop in Inchon, South Korea February 29-March 1, 2020, and present workshops at the upcoming EARCOS Teacher Conference in Bangkok, March 26-28, 2020. She recently completed a service learning workshop series for the NYC Department of Education, and assisted with several other NYC DOE initiatives.

Email cathy@cbkassociates.com for details. Where else is Cathryn and CBK Associates this year? Visit Cathryn’s month-by-month calendar here

Catch Cathryn’s latest podcast — click here!

Ideas, innovation, creativity, resources, and more. CBK Associates offers a wealth of professional development opportunities for your schools, universities, organizations and businesses to grow, learn and advance.

Whether you want an inspirational keynote, school consult or in-depth program, CBK Associates led by Cathryn Berger Kaye is known for enlivening your group, elevating effectiveness, and bringing your mission to life. Cathryn is all over the world working at schools and with organizations facilitating leadership conversations, advancing curricular concepts through service learning, and discussing learning theories. She is also delivering a new curriculum, Advisory: A Dynamic Approach, providing unique education experiences for students at each grade level K-12, and has an afterschool program in 57 elementary schools in Guilford County, North Carolina. Schedule Cathryn and her team of consultants to visit your school for onsite customized professional development. We have new Social and Emotional/Advisory Programs — for High School and Middle School — and Elementary! Inquire at cathy@cbkassociates.com. 

We design programs, curricula and events. We facilitate school change–leading conversations for strategic thinking. We offer institutes, workshops, presentations, and ongoing partnerships. We are writers, thinkers, listeners, strategists, and collaborators. And we look forward to advancing your work and providing exceptional results. CBK Associates, transforming ideas into action! 

FIND A WEALTH OF ARTICLES at Resources, including Meaningful Reflection.

Interested in knowing about the literature Cathryn recommends for service learning integration? Pop over to the ABCD Books Catalogue HERE – to order books, email cathy@cbkassociates.com. Our online bookstore is permanently closed and for reference only. Follow us on Twitter @cbkaye.


In the interviews that make up Oral Histories of Pioneers in Youth Philanthropy and Service Learning, Cathryn Berger Kaye describes the early history of service learning. Listen to all 14 segments of Cathryn in her interview series!