About Kathryn

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Kathryn Starke is a national urban literacy consultant, author, and founder of Creative Minds Publications, LLC.  A native of Richmond, Virginia, Kathryn graduated from Longwood University with a BS degree in elementary education and a Master’s degree in Literacy and Culture. She taught first, second, and third grade and served as a K-5 literacy specialist for over a decade in inner city/Title I schools in Richmond, Virginia. Kathryn travels to schools and organizations throughout the nation presenting helping children, parents, teachers, and administrators achieve literacy success. She has worked with companies and organizations including the NFL, Chicken Soup for the Soul, Read to Them, the University of Chicago, and the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation. 

 CMP, her global literacy educational company, publishes engaging and educational materials. Her first children’s book, Amy’s Travels, is used on over 20 countries on 6 continents. It is in its second edition and third printing and the selected title for musical performances by the Latin Ballet of Virginia in Richmond and San Francisco. Tackle Reading is a resource created for parents and teachers to promote reading at home and in school.  She has written for a variety of magazines and blogs including Education Digest,  Huffington Post, International Literacy Association’s Reading Today, and Inspiring Lives Magazine. Kathryn was named one of the 50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading in 2012 and one of the top 21 education experts to follow in 2019. 


Connect with Kathryn @KathrynStarke, Twitter/Instagram/Facebook
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Visit her website at Creative Minds Publications


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