Cathy was an art teacher at Loyola Catholic Secondary school in the Dufferin Peel Catholic District School board between 1986 to 2015. Cathy taught various art related courses including painting and photography during this period. Her achievements during this time also include numerous school mural projects, project leader for the school’s year book for several years, Arts Assistant Department Head between 1989 to 1999 and the Subject Council Chair for the board during 2010 to 2013.