Instructor Allison Durazzi | Seattle Central College - Continuing Education

Allison's Background

Allison Durazzi is the Marketing Director at TedLeonhardt.com, LLC, where she manages and directs digital and traditional marketing efforts, fosters audience engagement, and develops and implements social media strategy.

She also advises small businesses, non-profits, public figures, and independent artists on social media strategy. Previously, she spent 20+ years in the non-profit sector across multiple disciplines, including government, arts, and culture. She serves on the boards of several non-profit organizations, including Seattle Poetry Slam and Omnidawn Publishing.

She holds a B.A. in liberal arts from Antioch University Seattle, an A.A. in liberal arts from Seattle Central College, and an Arts Management Certificate from Seattle Central College.

Allison's Teaching Style & Approach

How do you present material to students?

I present using on-screen demonstrations while asking my students to follow along on their own computer screens. So much of social media is tied to our online identities, we need to be able to troubleshoot sign-up/sign-in issues right away in class.

What kind of classroom dynamic do you promote?

I encourage hands-on and collaborative learning in the classroom. Online resources change daily so I encourage students to share any questions or new resources they have.

How do you interact & work with your students?

I talk during the class, usually a few minutes to present the information. Then I ask strategic questions and offer hands-on tutoring as needed. Outside of class time, I prefer communicating over email.

Allison's Testimonials

The instructor Allison was such a wonderful teacher, had great insights and proved to be a fantastic resource.

Our instructor was extremely attentive to us and our varied needs and projects, and was extremely well-informed.

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