As Media Arts Dept. Chair, and Director of the Digital Media Academy (DMA), at the Charter High School of the Arts Multimedia and Performing, Vince developed and teaches all levels of the DMA; which includes: The basic through advanced 21st Century digital media skills needed for careers in a variety of contemporary growth fields. More specifically, commercial graphic design, color theory, typography, natural light and studio photography, image editing, retouching, and compositing; video production, web portfolio design, and how to ethically use these professional skills.
He is finalizing his Master of Arts in Education, and holds Bachelors of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing and a Photography Certification from UCLA Extension. Is a Google Certified Teacher recognized for his innovative uses of technology in the classroom, an Apple Certified Pro, an Adobe Certified Associate in Visual Communication, a member of the National Association of Photoshop Professionals, Computer Using Educators (CUE), and a current candidate for the UCLA Graphic Design Certification in the Design Communication Arts program.
Vince has lead many professional development seminars and conference sessions, training teachers in creative ways to use technology in the classroom, and twice presented at the National Schools To Watch conference in Washington D.C, on Innovative Educational Uses of Technology. He has an Instructional Video Channel on YouTube, a this is his Professional Photography Portfolio & Education website.