Cathy Szul, Ph.D., a native of Philadelphia, PA, is a Linguist and Language Educator, a published author and Professor of Education. She has also participated in and led Bible Study groups, and has studied Scripture on a regular basis for the last 15 years.

During the past five years she has concentrated her studies on the Music and Theology of the Eastern Catholic (Ukrainian) Church, completed four “Cantor’s Workshops” at St. Basil’s College Seminary in Stamford, and attended two summer programs in “Eastern Christian Spirituality” at the Metropolitan A. Sheptytsky Institute at St. Paul University in Ottawa, Canada.

She has taught Spanish, English as a Second Language (ESL) and Social Studies in Grades K-11 as well as English, Writing, and Study Skills to college students and adults at Penn State University and Orange County Community College. As an Associate Professor of Education and Director of Graduate Education Programs at several universities she has supervised student teachers and taught education courses in person and on-line.

In her current position at the School of Education of New York University, she is Editor-in-Chief of a monthly Newsletter, and plans and presents Professional Development Workshops for School Administrators and Teachers in the school districts of New York City, Long Island and upstate New York.

For the past 10 years she has also been a member (Second Soprano) of St. Vladimir Ukrainian Catholic Church’s Choir in Hempstead, New York.