- M.Ed., Edith Cowan University, 2003
- B.A., Speech and Secondary Education, Wesleyan College, 1981
- International Literacy and Education Consultant (2010 – )
- SIL Africa Area Literacy and Education Consultant (2006 – )
- Head of course: Introduction and Survey of Literacy, SIL Africa Area Training Program. (Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 2006, Yaoundé, Cameroon, October, 2007 & 2009)
- Instructor: One-day writers’ workshop, and French translator during advocacy meetings with SIL, Wycliffe Bénin, and the government of Bénin for Multilingual Education (MLE). (September 6–12, 2008)
- Course director: Cours de théorie et pratique d’alphabétisation (Advanced Literacy Theory and Practice course) in French, recognized by UNESCO, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. (August 2007, 2008, 2009)
- Instructor: SIL/UND Literacy Mega Course, University of North Dakota. (May–August, 2005)
- Instructor: SIL-Africa Area Advanced Literacy Training Course, Nairobi, Kenya. (September, 2004, 2005, 2006)
- SIL Africa Area Literacy Coordinator (2002–2004)
- International Reading Association
- English – native language
- French – fluent
- Bambara – rudimentary
Davison, Cathy. 2008. Literacy in cultures of oral tradition. In Building capacity: Using TEFL and African languages as development-oriented literacy tools, ed. Ngessimo M. Mutaka, 111–118. Bamenda, Cameroon: Langaa RPCIG.
———, ed. 2005. SIL-Africa Area Annual Literacy Report. Nairobi, Kenya: SIL.
———, ed. 2004. SIL-Africa Area Annual Literacy Report. Nairobi, Kenya: SIL.
———, ed. 2003. SIL-Africa Area Annual Literacy Report. Nairobi, Kenya: SIL.
Davison, Cathy. 2009. Tone teaching issues and Training. Papers presented at SIL Africa Area Mother-tongue-based multilingual education (MTB MLEd) training of trainers event, 23 February–13 March, in Dakar, Senegal.
———. 2008. Presenter and coordinator of French translation for meeting of literacy leaders with SIL and affiliated organizations working in Africa at Literacy connection, 18–29 February, in Nairobi, Kenya.
———. 2001. Reading theory. Paper presented at SIL–Action Aid REFLECT method training, 15–26 November, in N’Djamena, Chad.