Kate Sierra


Kate joined Seton Hall University's Technology in Learning and Teaching Center (TLTC) team as an Instructional Designer in October 2021. She has developed multiple online courses with faculty, created and led workshops about TILT and GenZ, and co-led a GenZ Summer Institute in June 2022 in partnership with the Dean of Communication & Arts, Dr. Renee Robinson. She also developed the Academic Integrity Module and the Basic Design Course; both self-paced courses were released campus-wide in January 2023. She managed a team of four to transform the TLTC’s Online Training Courses from a synchronous to an asynchronous environment. 

She joined Texas Wesleyan as an adjunct professor of French in 2015 and the CETL Team as an instructional designer in October 2019. During her time as an adjunct, she taught students from Schreiner, Texas Lutheran and Lubbock Christian in both synchronous and online environments as part of the Texas Learning Consortium. She also served as the TLC Pedagogy Team Lead for three years. She earned her degrees at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls and the Université Catholique de l’Ouest in Angers, France. 

Kate taught for over 20 years in the Highland Park and Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISDs and at two local homeschool co-ops. She served as foreign language department chair at L.D. Bell High School for five years. 

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