Assisted with production and technical aspects of broadcasting the 2021 Connected in Pride 2.0 event. Ran and managed the machines, network, and software during the event and provided technical assistance and support throughout.
Topic: "What are the benefits for students and CTE programs for attaining industry certifications?"
Experience: Computer Science and Game Design Teacher for the Salinas Unified High School District (2019-2020)
Full time Computer Science and Game Design Teacher during the Summer of 2019 and the 2019-2020 school year.
Experience: CTE Game Design and Media Production Teacher at Millennium Charter High School (2017-2019)
I was a full-time CTE Certified Teacher for Millennium Charter High School. I worked teaching Game Design and Media Production including introductory courses and in-depth, daily, 4-hour courses.
Experience: CTE Game Design and Coding Instructor and Advisory Committee Member at The Taylor Farms Center for Learning / Future Citizens Foundation (2018-2019)
I am currently a Game Design and Coding Instructor for Elementary through High School aged students. Workshops offered include Intro to 2D Game Design, Intro to 3D Game Design, HTML/CSS Coding, Web Page Design, Python Programming, and more.
Experience: Game Design and Integration Instructor and Consultant at The Media Center for Art, Education & Technology (MCOE, 2018-2019)
Developing a course around CTE curriculum pathways utilizing software such as GameSalad, GameMaker Studio 2, Unreal Engine, and Unity. Previously taught students at the MCAET Digital Media Lab and in the Mobile Digital Media Studio at the Bay School of San Francisco. [...]
Taught a Chromebook refurbishment class at LFC to low-income families. Taught in English and Spanish. Opportunity allows all participants to take home a free Chromebook after the lesson.
Event: “How to get your first IT job” Seminar with Antonio (Rick) Gomez (Loaves, Fishes, and Computers, 2017)
Got to speak and answer panel questions (in-person and online audience) with an old buddy of mine. I've known Rico for over 10 years and had no idea until today it was him I'd be presenting with. Small world!
Designed their web storefront. Managed and updated their network of websites and platforms including Max Fit, Max Fit Meals, Max Fit Blends, and Forbidden Labz on Magento and Shopify. Designed marketing materials, posters, flyers, window clings, signage, logos, etc. Managed social media [...]
Worked with CVPS to make key changes to their new Magento storefront to help bring in new customers through Search Engine Optimization. Acquired backlinks, partnerships, and customers through both old and new SEO methods, bringing multiple keywords and phrases to #1 on [...]
Was in charge of supporting multiple school sites hardware, software, and networking. Deployed and supported student Chromebooks in a 1:1 student to laptop ratio district.
Experience: Computer Lab Technician, Webmaster, LAN and Hardware Support Technician, Reconfiguration and Logistics Specialist at Monterey Peninsula Unified School District (2010-2014)
Ran the Computer Lab at Del Rey Woods Elementary. Designed and ran after-school programs for students, staff, and even parents based on Common Core Standards. Implemented technology classes, including game design with code.org for grades K-5. Worked with tech inventory systems. Supported [...]
Worked remotely with SSI to help design and implement a networking solution to allow secure communications and data transfers between a server and client machines. More recently, I started working as remote Server Administrator to handle their server maintenance, upgrades, and other [...]
Long-term writer for Pluralsight. Over 50 published articles on IT Certification Preparation across various certification platforms like Microsoft, CompTIA, and more.
Supported students and staff with hardware, software, and networking issues. Taught video production and basic computer classes to students over summer sessions and during the school year. Assisted in creating a weekly morning news show (starring students) that was broadcast over the [...]