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Sajonna Sletten

Faculty Commons Chair

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  • Phone: 425-564-2438
  • Office Location: D104D
  • Office Hours: Send me an email or Outlook invitation - I will respond quickly


Sajonna Sletten (she/siya) is the biracial, multiethnic daughter of her Filipino American mother and white American father. She grew up in Washington State and studied both Spanish Language and Literature as well as Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages at Seattle University. She has taught English language to adult immigrants and refugees and international students in community colleges and language institutes throughout Western Washington since 2010 and has been a professor of English as a Second Language at Bellevue College since 2016. She acknowledges and grapples with the role of English in global colonization and in displacing dxʷləšúcid (Lushootseed), which has been spoken by Coast Salish Peoples since time immemorial. Her areas of focus are faculty development, collective care, culturally sustaining andragogy, conscientization apprenticeship, and rehumanizing assessment.