SEBASTIANO STIA, JR., M.Ed. 622 White Horse Hamilton Square Road ~ Hamilton, New Jersey 08610 (609) 665-2197 email@example.com
Pro-Staff Member Promoter of St. Croix Products and Services
Award-winning, accomplished professional with an extensive background educating students in practices, theories, and various applications of technology.
United States Coast Guard Licensed Captain and guide utilizing educational skills to provide theory and practice in both fishing and conservation techniques. Strong leadership skills, capable of developing and applying corporate vision and product knowledge in an engaging and dynamic manner. NJ State certified educator. Comprehensive computer skills, proficient in both Windows and Apple operating systems.
Additional expertise in the following areas: Hands-on Applications Marketing / Sales Effective Team building Theoretical Instruction Classroom Management Public Relations Research & Analysis Curriculum Planning Presentations
NORWICH UNIVERSITY, Master of Education in Administration / Technology, 2008 THOMAS EDISON STATE COLLEGE, Bachelor of Arts in Photography, 2002 Concentrations: Alternative Darkroom Techniques, Advanced Film Processing
MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Associate in Fine Arts / Photography, 1995 Concentrations: Alternative Darkroom Techniques, Advanced Film Processing
MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Associate in Applied Science, Electronic Technology, 1983
SELECTED ACCOMPLISHMENTS INSTRUCTIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS
Educated middle through adult age students, effectively engaging them in projects that allowed application of lessons learned in lectures. Designed and implemented multiple curriculums at Mercer Community College. Applied proven techniques for successfully engaging participants in discussions and applications. Developed Bass Fishing clubs at various High Schools Retired Hamilton Township Police Officer
Developed and currently instructing Century 21 Digital Photo-Journalism curriculum
Arts Institute of Pittsburg Online Division, Pittsburgh , PA 2010 Present Photographic Professor
Educating college students via online technology. Utilizing online learning system to bring the classroom to the student. Lead classroom discussions and ensure interest and understanding of subject matter.
Digital photography theory and techniques. SEBASTIANO STIA, JR.,
RIPPINLIPZ GUIDE SERVICE, Moneta, Virginia / Princeton , NJ
2004 - Present Business Owner Direct all aspects of managing daily business, including generating sales, educating clients in fishing techniques, purchasing, and accounting. Collaborate with various companies to provide marketing of their products during guide use
MILLSTONE GROUP (Business was sold) Princeton, New Jersey 2002 , 2003 Director of Photography Directed all photographic projects with clients, including TPC at Jasna Polana, Sacred Heart Schools, The Red Cross of Central New Jersey, Peyton Associations, Princeton Medical Group, The Snack Factory, and more. Contributed to successful completion of projects by assisting graphics department with design and layout. Managed computer systems and peripherals, including Apple computers, printers, and LAN; integrated analog and digital systems, resulting in improved efficiency. Directed and edited 5 photographers work during daily submissions of news coverage.
K&D LABORATORIES (No longer in Business), Princeton, New Jersey & London, United Kingdom 1999 2002 Director of Digital Imaging Led development of a digital photography studio and directed other departments in design and printing processes. Implemented a new Jenoptik digital imaging system into Apple and PC computers. Directed set-up of LAN system utilizing 4 hubs, 24 workstations (both PC and Apple), and 5 printers.
LARVIK MORGENAVIS, Larvik , Norway 1995 1998 Staff Photographer Completed and edited photography assignments for local, national, and international news. Introduced and developed digital photography flow into existing news systems and created LAN network. Trentonian Newspaper, Trenton, New Jersey 1990 1995 Staff Photographer Completed and edited photography assignments for covering news, and both local and national sports. Calibrated monitors and processing systems to ensure consistent results Worked with editor during selection and layout of images for press.
Professional Development ST. CROIX GUIDE PROGRAM 2007-PRESENT PRADCO FISHING GUIDE PROGRAM, 2008- PRESENT GLOOMIS GUIDE PROGRAM 2005-2007 AFFILIATIONS ASMP 12 Years Present USCG 8 Years - Present BASS 17 Years Present FLW 6 Years - Present Kodak Pro-Passport 14 Years - Present Canon Professional Services 14 Years - Present
SEBASTIANO STIA, JR., M.Ed.
Presentations and Awards Fishing Tournament Awards:
First Place, Smith Mountain Lake Hookerz Competition, 2008
Second Place, Smith Mountain Lake PZ Competition,2007
First Place Silver Lake Largemouth Exhibition, 1999, 2000, 2004, 2005
Third Place, Phillips Mill Grind,1998
First Place Larvik Morgen Gar (Salmon competition Norway),
1996 Professional Training and Presentations Coast Guard boaters safety courses Understanding of fish and their environment Proper use and selection of tackle Boy Scout fishing merit badge Numerous middle and HS demonstrations 18 years management experience Completed over 100 sales and management seminars
32 Years on water experience