Resume(from 1976 to present)
Paul F. Sarapas
52 Greenwood Avenue
Wakefield , MA 01880
978.443.9961 ext. 2204 (w)
Thirty years experience as an educator and creator of Media Arts, working with all age groups and skill levels.
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.
M.A. Educational Studies
Tufts University, Medford MA, 2004
B.S. Broadcasting and Film
Boston University, College of Communication, 1976 - SUMMA CUM LAUDE
- 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.
Available upon request