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About Cheryl Catzman – Retired Educator

Retired educator Cheryl Catzman believes in the educational value of life experience. An avid traveler, she has toured Europe, North Africa, Israel, Mexico, the United States, and the Caribbean. Through her travels, she has learned a great deal about culture and the many ways people have developed of living in the world. Ms. Catzman recently traveled through England with her daughter, visiting Oxford, Bristol, Liverpool, the Cotswolds, and London. In 2011, she visited New York City, where she toured the Tenement Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Before retiring, Cheryl Catzman taught for 41 years at an alternative school run by the Peel District School Board in Brampton, Ontario. As a teacher of English, drama, media, and cooking, she handled all aspects of the instructional process, including curriculum design, textbook ordering, and lesson planning. Ms. Catzman also designed and supervised numerous field trips and directed several school productions, two of which traveled to the Sears Drama Festival at Hart House, University of Toronto.

Ms. Catzman has participated in the dramatic arts since her own school days. She attended Cedarvale Public School and Vaughan Road Collegiate Institute, now Vaughan Road Academy, in Ontario and completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Toronto and York University. Cheryl Catzman continues to indulge her appreciation of theater and regularly attends live events while traveling. Recently, she saw Priscilla Queen of the Desert and Les Misérables in London and War Horse in New York City. When not traveling, Ms. Catzman enjoys swimming, dancing, and cooking. She intends to write a novel in her retirement.

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