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AME Consultant Jack Mitchell has over 40 years in education and the film industry and has a strong foundational knowledge in:


Film and Television Industry

                        Actor Film and Television 10 years 30+ professional credits

                        Screen Actors Guild member 35 years


CTE Organization and programmatic practice

                        13 years at Calif. Dept. of Education

                        CalPADS course descriptors and pathway development for CDE

                        Federal Program Monitoring CTE Lead

                        Program of Study development for Arts, Media, and Entertainment

                        AME Industry Sector development


Standards development and standards-based instruction

                        National Core Arts Standards writer- Theatre

                        CTE AME Standards coordinator

                        CA Arts Standards -Theatre subject matter lead


Secondary Classroom instruction

                        22 years Theatre, Stagecraft and Production teacher LAUSD

                        4 years director of Elementary Theatre program, Schweitzer Elementary School

                        4 years Dropout Prevention Coordinator Manual Arts HS, LAUSD


Conference presenter- Professional Learning

                        CA Educating for Careers Conference

                        AME Leadership Institute

                        CA Statewide STEAM Symposium

                        Arts Education Partnership

                        SEADAE Annual Conference

                        Courageous Creativity Conference


Grant Review and Evaluation-

                        CA Specialized Secondary Programs Grants

                        CTE Facilities Grant

                        NEA Educational Grants

                        CA Middle School CTE Grants

                        CA Exemplary Arts Programs Awards

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