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Natascia Petringa, Ph.D.

University of Ottawa (Canada)

Natascia Petringa has been a Middle and High School Science teacher for over 25 years. She has a PhD in Education from the University of Ottawa (Canada) and a M. Ed from Harvard University (USA).  Originally from Rome, Natascia has lived in many countries and speaks several languages. With over two decades of teaching experience in international schools, Natascia is especially interested in multicultural and intercultural education. More specifically, her research interests are on “best teaching practices” to scaffold for non-native English speakers. Natascia loves dogs, hiking, volunteering, and eating good food.