Jen Gennaco

Jennifer L. Gennaco, M.Ed.

DigiSpace Coordinator

Multimodal Writing Specialist


SASC Offices
Biddeford Campus

Jen Gennaco is the DigiSpace Coordinator and Multimodal Writing Specialist at the Student Academic Success Center (SASC). Using WordPress web-building software, Jen guides students to develop a professional digital identity through an ePortfolio. She supervises digital literacy consultants at SASC in their role to support students completion of digital projects. She also creates content and maintains, which includes UNE's ePortfolio resources.

As a Center for Excellence in Teaching (CETL) Teaching Scholar (2020), Jen led a Faculty Learning Community about high-impact ePortfolio practice, resulting in faculty development of digital projects and increased awareness of the ePortfolio initiative at UNE. She continues to consult with (and support) faculty in shaping digital assignments, such as audio, video, and web-based projects. She also co-developed one of UNE’s first digital badges: the Multimodal badge

Jen has presented at national and international conferences and published regarding the use of ePortfolio in UNE’s Nursing program

Previously, Jen taught English Composition at UNE (and other area colleges) from 2009-2019. Particularly interested in the role of peer review and authentic audience as a means to build students' writing and reading skills, she was an early adopter of ePortfolio in English Composition. She has also served as a Professional Writing Consultant at SASC.



Colby College
University of Massachusetts, Boston


  • Active learning
  • Administration and management
  • Digital humanities
  • Educational technology
  • ePortfolio
  • student academic success

Board Certifications and Licenses

CITI Certification: Social & Behavioral Research Investigator
Maine State Certified English Teacher, 5-12 (2004-2017)