Jerry is a Sacramento-based audio professional, digital media expert, and adult educator with over 20 combined years of academic and industry experience. He is currently a postgraduate student in Educational Technology at Boise State University. He earned an M.Ed. in Digital Learning and Leading from Lamar University, a B.A. in Communication Studies (Digital Media) from California State University, Sacramento, an A.A. in Commercial Music (Audio Production) from Sacramento City College, and an Adult Education Teaching Credential (Designated Subjects & Career Technical Education) from the California Commission on Teaching Credentialing. He is also an Advanced Certified Digital Educator, an Apple Teacher, a Google Certified Educator, and a Microsoft Innovative Educator.
Jerry is an Instructional Technologist at Highlands Community Charter School where he is responsible for developing agency wide educational technology policy and supporting the Highlands mission by increasing access to technology, promoting digital citizenship, and incorporating choice, ownership, and student voice through authentic learning opportunities to empower today’s digital learners to be tomorrow’s digital leaders.
Jerry is also a freelance sound supervisor for Madefire Studios where he helps create immersive motion book soundscapes for the comic book industry (DC, Dark Horse, Marvel, Valiant), entertainment titans (Blizzard, Disney, Netflix), and Fortune 500 companies (Apple, 21st Century Fox). Please see the Professional Projects tab for some recent examples.
Jerry is a firm believer in giving back to the community and is proud to currently serve as a member of the Cultural Advisory Council for Cal Expo and the California State Fair and the Equal Employment Opportunity Advisory Committee for Sacramento County.
When he's not working in the studio or pacing around a classroom, you can usually find Jerry reading something by Oscar Wilde, experimenting with film photography, or in the kitchen trying new recipes and listening to Morrissey on repeat.
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