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About Clint Gardner


Clint Gardner (he/him/his) is the Director of Student Writing and Reading Centers at Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) in Salt Lake City, Utah.  Most recently, he served as President of the Rocky Mountain Writing Centers Association.  Previously, he has served as President of the Board of Trustees of the National Conference of Peer Tutoring in Writing (NCPTW),  Archivist for the Two-year College Association (TYCA) of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE),  TYCA-West National Representative (2011-2013) and Secretary of TYCA (2008-2011) during which time he also served on the CCCC Executive Board. His other professional leadership includes the International Writing Centers Association (President, 2005-2007). His writing center research and development include the work of peer consultants (tutors) in community college writing and literacy centers and the use of online resources to bring center services who cannot attend in person. One of the most important aspects of his work is to support and offer feedback to the students who come to the SLCC Student Writing and Reading Center, as well as to the students who work as peer writing consultants in the centers. Clint teaches writing center theory and practice, college composition and literature with a particular interest in discourse studies and genre theory. His literary interests include Shakespeare and British Modernists.

Clint Gardner (he/him/his) is the Director of Student Writing and Reading Centers at Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) in Salt Lake City, Utah. He has served in various leadership roles in the writing center and two-year college communities over the past 30 years. 

Career Highlights

Salt Lake Community College

  • Adjunct Faculty (1989-1990)
  • Assistant Professor (1990-1991)
  • Writing Tutor Coordinator (1991-1998)
  • Student Writing Center Coordinator (1998-2013)
  • Student Writing Center Director (2013-2015)
  • Program Manager of College Writing and Reading Centers (2015-2021)
  • Director of Student Writing & Reading Centers (2021-present)

United States State Department Gulf Cooperation Council Regional English Language Office

  • English Language Specialist (November 6-13, 2014)

Please see the teachingprofessional activities, and awards pages for more information.

Professional Photographs

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