Natalie Serianni

Natalie Serianni

Developmental English

Natalie Serianni has been teaching at Cascadia College since 2007 and is a senior tenured faculty member in English. Her teaching focus is on Cascadia’s co-requisite English Composition courses and developmental support classes, and she is currently the English Faculty Liaison to the Writing Center. She holds a Master’s in English with a concentration in Education from Appalachian State University. Prior to Cascadia, she was a Writing Center Director and Program Chair in Developmental English. For the past twenty years, her professional interests have included Rhetoric and Composition, writing and teaching memoir, personal narrative and storytelling. In 2019, she attended Dartmouth’s Summer Seminar for Composition Research, using statistics and coding data to produce: Educational Pathways into FYC and Student Approaches to Cascadia College’s Summary Diagnostic Writing Assignment, a presentation created with her colleague Lindsay Burke. She also is a Developmental Education Specialist certified through the National Center for Developmental Education, where her practicum project report on tutor training was noted exemplary among her colleagues. She completed the University of Washington’s Graduate Certificate Program in Memoir and continues to write about grief, gratitude and motherhood. Her writing has been featured in Seattle’s ParentMap Magazine, parenting and lifestyle blogs and literary journals. Most recently, she presented a paper at the 2020 Modern Language Association (MLA) national conference on a panel titled: Human or Student? Faculty Respond to the Real Co-Curriculum.

 

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