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Criminal Justice Speaker Series Presents: Testifying Made Easy

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Ocala Education Center

1930 SW 38th Avenue

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"Testifying Made Easy"
Presented By Christine Sereni-Massinger, Ph.D, J.D.


Wednesday, December 5th | 1:00pm – 4:00pm | Ocala Education Center

Saint Leo University provides opportunities for our current students, prospective students, and members of the community to network with guest speakers as part of our Criminal Justice Speaker Series hosted by the Ocala Education Center and one of our distinguished professors, Dr. Christine Sereni-Massinger, J.D.

This event is free and open to the public and designed for those currently/and or planning to serve in law enforcement or interested in criminal justice. Attending this series provides exceptional learning opportunities for which attendees are eligible to receive Continuing Educational Credit (CEUs) free of charge.

Dr. Sereni-Massinger currently serves as an Associate Professor of Public Safety Administration at Saint Leo University. She has formerly served as Associate Chair of Undergraduate Criminal Justice and as Regional Academic Director for the State of Florida. She received her Juris Doctor from Widener University School of Law. Dr. Sereni-Massinger is a seasoned trial attorney who has worked as both a state prosecutor and criminal defense attorney in the City of Philadelphia. She was elected Pennsylvania's youngest female judge at the age of twenty-seven and served in the capacity for ten years.

Dr. Sereni-Massinger has published and presented at both the national and international level on the customization of on ground and on-line classroom environments to fit various learning styles. Her research explores the most effective teaching strategies for the on-line learning environment including the use of reality-based scenarios as an active learning tool. She has also published numerous peer reviewed articles and has presented nationally on incorporating critical thinking into the police academy curriculum. She has taught numerous courses for both the graduate and undergraduate criminal justice departments. Her teaching awards include: Distinguished Faculty Award in 1998, Outstanding Faculty Award in 2011 and Faculty Recognition Award in 2015.

For more information, or individuals with disabilities who anticipate the need for accommodations, please contact the Ocala Education Center at 352-671-3391 in advance.

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