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

2018 SUMMER SERVICE LEARNING AND ADVISORY INSTITUTE is now scheduled — July 16-19 — just outside of Albany NY. Read about the program and register HERE. Cathryn Berger Kaye will always customize this highly engaging institute with you in mind.

Our CBK Associates team is growing with new talent! Our work expands in NYC to lead programming and development of the NYC Mayor’s Service Youth Leadership Councils. Our Advisory Programs are in schools all over the world — for grades K-12, We lead institutes, conference workshops and on-site professional development around the globe. Recently, Cathryn led sessions at the Tri-Association Conference in Costa Rica and the MAIS Conference in Valencia, Spain, covering: Service Learning, Advisory, and Engaging Teaching and the BRAIN.

Cathryn recently began her three part of series of Service Learning Workshops for the NYC Department of Education. Now, she is on a five week worldwide tour speaking at conferences, engaging with international schools and public school educators in five countries. After leading a weekend EARCOS Workshop in Chang Mai, visiting the International School in Paris, and consulting at the Cairo American College, Cathy is in Valencia (MAIS Conference), and next heading to the ACS Cobham Schools in London for two days of advancing service learning. In Beijing, Cathryn will lead a two day Service Learning Institute for local Chinese primary teachers (with translator), then head to Western Academy Beijing to assist with their Advisory Program in middle and high school for five days. Then another EARCOS Service Learning weekend workshop. Along the way, catch Cathryn’s photos at the Eiffel Tower, the Great Pyramids, the Sphinx, and the Great Wall! 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 — 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! 

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Interested in knowing about the literature Cathryn recommends for service learning integration? Pop over to the ABCD Books Catalogue HERE. 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!