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Amy Sereday, MS, CDP


Amy Sereday is a 2015 graduate of the Negotiation and Conflict Resolution program at Columbia University, returning to her alma mater as a lecturer.  Amy also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Western Connecticut State University and a post-baccalaureate certificate in Paralegal Studies from the University of Hartford.

Amy serves as Staff Ombudsperson at Connecticut College.  Current areas of professional focus are barriers to utilization of ombuds services for marginalized groups, and conflict mapping to improve networks of support for families facing age-related illness and disability.   Amy Sereday is the founder of Compass Mediation, a Connecticut mediation practice specializing in aging, illness, and disability, where she offers training and consulting for professional and family caregivers.

Amy teaches Foundations of Conflict Analysis and Fundamentals of Ombuds Practice in the Negotiation and Conflict Resolution program at Columbia University


  • M.S., Columbia University
  • Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Paralegal Studies, University of Hartford
  • B.A., Western Connecticut State University