Bilingual storyteller Carrie Sue Ayvar connects people, languages, and cultures through her stories that flow effortlessly between Spanish and English. An award-winning storyteller, teaching artist, and Chautauqua Scholar, she is Kennedy Center and Wolftrap trained. She is dedicated to preserving and promoting the art of storytelling and reinforcing its curriculum connections. Carrie Sue delights in sharing her insights through workshops and residencies for students and teachers, often developing arts-integrated programs for schools and community centers. Her programs range from one-woman historical presentations that make history jump off the page, to participatory multicultural folktales,stories in Spanish and English, and professional development workshops for teachers and school residencies. For more than 30 years, she has performed at schools, parks, libraries, community festivals, and museums.