Associate Storyteller

Karl Behling

Karl Behling is a seasoned, professional educator and experienced performing artist who also writes books, attends Mountain Man rendezvous whenever possible, and recently retired after teaching elementary school for 36 years. Karl taught 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grades for 30 years for the Ogden School District and four years at GreenWood Charter School. He also taught high school English and English as a Second Language classes for two years in Burley, Idaho.

Karl is an active member of the Utah Storytelling Guild, serving as President of the Ben Lomond Chapter of the Guild from 2007-2009, and later as President of the statewide Utah Storytelling Guild. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Weber State University Storytelling Festival, and produces storytelling events all over Utah and beyond. He publishes a regular column about storytelling in the quarterly Taleswapper, and teaches professional development workshops in Northern Utah on using storytelling as an instructional strategy in the classroom.