U-Otter Get To Know
Hays, B. Ed, ARMC, ARCT
Hays has extensive training and experience as a storyteller and teacher.
Her qualifications include a B.Ed from U of Calgary, Certificate in
Small Libraries Operations from SAIT and Associate Diplomas in Speech Arts
and Drama from Mount Royal College Conservatory in Calgary, and The Royal
Conservatory of Toronto. Teaching
experience includes pre-school to upper elementary, and post-secondary!
by her deep love of story, Mary has perfected her skill as a
storyteller, often in demand at interpretive centers, festivals, and
community and school events. She
has also been instrumental in preparing oral history presentations with
High School students, and community associations, celebrating local
histories. Mary can often be found at Fort Calgary, assisting interpreters
and volunteers fine-tune their story-telling skills for the numerous
guests who visit this historic site.
not working as a storyteller, Mary also leads
workshops in areas such as
puppetry, Early Literacy Storytelling, Family Stories, and Readers Theatre
– to name a few.
website to learn more about her presentations and workshops.