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Sean is the co-founder of Certification & Career Pathways Readiness Group Inc. (2CPR Group) and Adobe Education Leader. He has been an education advocate, graphic designer, comic book letterer and digital media instructor for over two decades. He was the K-14 Pathways – Statewide Technical Assistance Provider (TAP) under the Doing What MATTERS for Jobs and the Economy, California Community Colleges initiative from 2015-2017 with TAP partner Angela Allison.
Throughout his teaching career, Sean has maintained a freelance business, designing for clients including the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards), lettering comic books for Image Comics, Darkhorse, Marvel and many other companies around the world.
In May of 2014 he became an Adobe Education Leader. AEL’s are dedicated to enhancing creativity and collaboration and improving the teaching and learning experience. They share their expertise through workshops and conferences and help develop standards-based curriculum that are used worldwide. He later became the Orange County CTE Digital Media Professional Learning Coordinator helping create learning opportunities between K-12, community college and university educators in the OC.
While working in the design industry, Sean seized the opportunity to teach other aspiring designers – a passion that took him first to Learning Tree University in 1999 and then to Golden West College (GWC) in Huntington Beach, CA, where he was been an integral part of the renowned Digital Media department for more than 17 years. In 2013 he was nominated for the GWC Teacher of the Year Award while also joining the faculty at Concordia University teaching Web Design. He has also taught digital media arts for West Hills Community College, Santa Ana College, and Irvine Valley College. He also has a California Arts, Media & Entertainment Career Technical Education teaching credential for secondary (high school).