Professional Storyteller & Author
1190 Welcome Grove Road
PROFESSIONAL STORYTELLER: Debbie has been telling stories and teaching storytelling around the USA, full-time from 1989 to 1997, part-time from 1998 to 2008, & full-time from January 2009 onward. She tells age-appropriate stories. She encourages lots of audience participation as she performs. Debbie has been a member of the National Storytelling Network and the Tennessee Storytelling Association since 1990.
EDUCATION: In 1980, Debbie earned her 2 Bachelor’s degrees in Elementary Education and in Sociology. In 1989, Debbie earned her Master’s degree in Elementary Education with a specialization in Storytelling.
PUBLISHED AUTHOR & ONE WOMAN THEATRE SHOWS: Debbie performs One Woman Theatre Shows based on her two published books written under her pen name of DJ Lyons: (1) The Bell Witch Unveiled At Last; The True Story Of A Poltergeist and (2) White Reindeer, Kudzu Monster, & Other Tales Of Wonder.
TEACHER: Debbie was an Elementary teacher for 7 years:
(1) Pre-First for two years
(2) Chapter I Math Lab for one year.
(3) Fourth grade for two years.
(4) Fifth grade for one year.
(5) Fourth-Fifth grade split for one year.
She was also a Middle School teacher for 7 1/2 years:
(1) She taught Conflict Resolution for 5 of those years to over 500 sixth, seventh, and eighth graders per year.
(2) She taught seventh-grade grammar and writing for 2 1/2 years.
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