Cathy has a Bachelor's degree in Anthropology and a Masters degree in History, specializing in women's history. She is currently an instructor for History and Geography at a two year college, where she has worked for over 6 years. In that time she has taught a variety of subjects including Early American History, Modern American History, World Civilization I & II, American Government, Cultural Geography, and 20-21st Century History. She created the first Women's Studies course at the college, which included writing curriculum and developing course material. She is now focusing on designing and teaching online courses. This process entails writing curriculum, knowledge of the software used to design online courses, and the ability to communicate successfully in writing to students both locally and overseas. Cathy also has experience writing, developing and presenting professional development material on the subject of teaching in the online environment.