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Resume

(from 1976 to present)

Paul F. Sarapas

52 Greenwood Avenue

Wakefield , MA 01880

978.443.9961 ext. 2204 (w)

781.245.5856 (h)

paul_sarapas@lsrhs.net

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PROFILE

Thirty years experience as an educator and creator of Media Arts, working with all age groups and skill levels.



EXPERIENCE

Classroom Teacher and Department Coordinator: Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School

2000 - present

Design and teach courses in media literacy/production, digital photography and broadcast journalism. Curriculum development, coordination of school’s broadcast outlets, campus radio station. Head of department of fifteen teachers in drama, music, applied technology, visual and media arts.

Massachusetts Educators Preliminary License # 410542, History grades 8-12.

Independent Media Producer/Artist

1977 - present

Work on various film and video projects for corporate, educational, and broadcast clientele. Projects and other related media work experience are listed separately in Curriculum Vitae.

Senior Title Examiner/Paralegal: Rainen Law Office, Boston MA

1995 - 2000

Management and Training of Junior Staff, legal research and preparation of real estate title abstracts.

Teacher/Consultant: James E. Farr Academy, Cambridge MA

1990 - 1991

Curriculum design and teaching of video production and photography to emotionally troubled teens; consultant in the development of a teacher training video series; Assistant to the Director of Development in grant writing and fund raising.

Director of Film/Video Resources, Classroom Teacher: The Carroll School, Lincoln, MA

1979 - 1989

Creation and implementation of a publicly funded program for teaching media production to learning disabled children grades 1 through 12; staff training; purchasing; production of promotional and training videotapes, assistance with fundraising.



EDUCATION

M.A. Educational Studies

Tufts University, Medford MA, 2004


B.S. Broadcasting and Film

Boston University, College of Communication, 1976 - SUMMA CUM LAUDE

SKILLS

  • Final Cut Pro (advanced level)
  • Adobe PhotoShop CS (advanced level)
  • Macromedia Dreamweaver and FireWorks (advanced level)
  • Video Camera and Production
  • Story Development and Screenwriting
  • Film or Computer based Animation
  • 16mm Film Production.

REFERENCES

Available upon request

Paul Sarapas - 52 Greenwood Avenue - Wakefield, Massachusetts - 01880