Karalee Clerk has a BA in Rhetoric and Professional Writing from the University of Waterloo’s and a Masters in Creative Nonfiction from the University of King’s College at Dalhousie. In addition to teaching, she works in a freelance capacity in as a writer and communications professional.  She has published both locally and nationally and has taught writing at the university and college level since 2007. She has served as acting editor for three magazines and one newspaper. While working in the capacity of creative director, she oversaw the integration of word and visuals by guiding and collaborating with photographers, illustrators and graphic designers.

Karalee brings heart and creative inspiration to both our Foundation and Workforce Reintegration Programs, supporting participants in giving voice to strengths and insights arising from their experiences.

An avid outdoor person, in her spare time Karalee can be found hiking Nova Scotia’s rocky seaside shorelines or somewhere on a remote forest trail.