Alipio Terenzi teaches English as a second language and social studies to English Language Learners at Mt. Vernon High School in Mt. Vernon, Washington. He was born in Rome, Italy, in 1958, and attended international schools there. Alipio Terenzi came to the U.S. in 1982 to continue his university studies. He has a B.S. in Environmental Studies from Western Washington University, a Master’s in Teaching from Seattle University, an M.S. degree in Community Development from the University of California, Davis, and an M.A. in Teaching English as a second language from the University of British Columbia.