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

2017 SUMMER SERVICE LEARNING INSTITUTE is now scheduled — July 18-20 — just outside of Albany NY. Please read more HERE. Cathryn Berger Kaye will always customize this highly engaging institute with you in mind.

Recent weekend institutes in Luxembourg on International Mindedness and Service Learning, and workshops in NYC on Advisory Programs and Enriching Learning through Understanding the Brain have all been most engaging and enriching for all. What’s next? Yes, I will be presenting on Thursday and Friday of the National Service Learning Conference in Anaheim, CA on March 23-24, 2017. More trips to NYC for a variety of offerings. CBK Associates Consultant Maureen Connolly will soon be leading the 2nd annual Youth Leadership Retreat for the NYC Department of Education Service in Schools Program. And I will be leading service learning workshops in China in May, and upon return, providing professional development for my middle school advisory program for the Cherokee Nation as well (fourth year for this program). Check my Calendar or email cathy@cbkassociates.com for details. Where else is Cathryn this year? Visit Cathryn’s month-by-month calendar 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, Dynamics for Success, 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 Advisory Programs — for High School and Middle School! 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! 

For all fans of My Life as a . . . Series, download the Service Learning Proposal document available at Resources along with numerous articles including Meaningful Reflection.

Interested in knowing about the literature Cathryn recommends for service learning integration? Pop over to the ABCD Books Catalogue HERE. And read my blog on ENGAGE and other relevant topics.


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!