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CHAD ZULLINGER

chad.zullinger@gmail.com • chadzullinger.com

EDUCATION

2006 Chapman University
California, Single Subject Teaching Credential, Music

2005 University of Delaware
Master of Music
Major: Choral Conducting

1999 California State University, San Francisco
Bachelor of Music
Major: Theory/Composition

1996 Palomar College, San Marcos
Associated Arts Diploma
Major: Music

EXPERIENCE

2016 – present Diocese of Oakland, St. John the Baptist School: El Cerrito, CA
Assistant Principal for Innovation and Learning
• Educational Technology Facilitator
• Professional Development Coordinator
o Coordinate all Professional Development Activities; In-
Services & Conference Travel for faculty and staff
• Google for Education Suite Administrator
o Manager users in the Google suite of applications for all
users in the stjohnec.org domain

2008-2016 St. Ignatius College Preparatory, San Francisco, CA
Director of Choral Music
• Administer and direct choral and vocal music activities at large, coed
college preparatory school. Conduct and rehearse choral ensembles
ranging from beginning Men’s and Women’s choirs to large-mixed
Concert Choir and Chamber Singers.

2007-2010 St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Pleasant Hill, CA
Music Director
• Administer and direct extensive church music program. Includes
directing adult Chancel Choir while coordinating children’s, youth
and hand bell programs.

2006-2008 Albany High School, Albany, CA
Vocal Music Teacher
• Administer and direct Vocal Music program.
• Visual and Performing Arts Department Chair
2003-2005 University of Delaware, Newark, DE
Instructor, Choral Activities
• Teach undergraduate choral conducting. Rehearse and direct Men’s
Chorus and UD Chorale (spring 2005). Supervise secondary school
student teachers in field placements

PUBLICATIONS

• Article: “Technology and 21st Century Learners.” Idaho Music Notes, Fall 2018,
vlm 59, Number 1.

• Article: “Technology and 21st Century Learners.” New Mexico Music Educators
Association, Fall 2018.

• Article: “Technology and 21st Century Learners.” California Music Educator
Association Journal, Fall 2018, vlm 72, Number 1.

• Article: “Mentorship in the 21st Century.” Tempo, Fall 2017.

• Article: “Create your Personal Learning Network (PLN) using Twitter.” Tempo,
Fall 2016.

• Recording: “Listen.” St. Ignatius College Preparatory Chamber Singers, August
2014.

• Article: “Professional Development for the entire Year.” Tempo, Fall 2012.

• Article: “The Search for Meaning in the Choral Festival.” Tempo, Spring 2012.

• Article: “Beginning of the Year Strategies for Music Educators.” Tempo, Fall
2011.

WORKS CITED IN

Totah, Paul, “Studio 2001, SI’s Recording Complex.” Genesis (Winter 2016)

MacNamara, Mark, “Music in the Schools: St. Ignatius College Prep.” San Francisco
Classical Voice (October 2013)

Totah, Paul, “SI’s Chamber Singers Perform in Rome and Spain.” Genesis (Fall 2010)

INVITED PRESENTATIONS

Google Classrooms for Music Classrooms, April 2019
Tennessee Music Educators Association: Nashville, TN

Creating on Chromebooks » Design a Makerspace for Music, April 2019
Tennessee Music Educators Association: Nashville, TN

Design a 21st Century Music Learning Community, April 2019
National Association for Music Educators Eastern Division Conference, Pittsburgh PA
Google Classrooms for Music Classrooms, March 2019
West Virginia Music Educators Association: Charleston, WV

Makerspace for Music » Creating on Chromebooks, March 2019
West Virginia Music Educators Association: Charleston, WV

Design a 21st Century Music Learning Community, March 2019
West Virginia Music Educators Association: Charleston, WV

Design a 21st Century Music Learning Community, March 2019
Mississippi Music Educators Association: Hattiesburg, MS

Makerspace for Music » Creating on Chromebooks, February 2019
New Jersey Music Educators Association: East Brunswick, NJ

Google Classroom for Music Classrooms, February 2019
California All State Music Education Conference: Fresno CA

Creating on Chromebooks » Design a Makerspace for Music, February 2019
Arizona Music Educators Association: Phoenix, AZ

Design a 21st Century Music Learning Community, February 2019
Ohio Music Educators Conference: Cleveland OH

Google Classroom for Music Classrooms, January 2019
Hawai’i Music Educators Association: University of Hawai’i-Mānoa, Honolulu, HI

Makerspace for Music » Creating on Chromebooks, January 2019
Hawai’i Music Educators Association: University of Hawai’i-Mānoa, Honolulu, HI

Design a 21st Century Music Learning Community, November 2018
Louisiana Music Educators Association: Baton Rouge LA

Design a 21st Century Music Learning Community, October 2018
Arts Empower Mega Conference 2018: San Diego County Office of Education

Make Music on *Any* Device, October 2018
California Music Educators Association, North Coast Section In-Service: Humboldt
County Office of Education

Design a 21st Century Music Learning Community, October 2018
California Music Educators Association, North Coast Section In-Service: Humboldt
County Office of Education

Makerspace for Music » Creating on Chromebooks, September 2018
CapCUE Tech Fest 18: Roseville, CA

Makerspace for Music » Creating on Chromebooks, September 2018
EBCUE Cool Tools 18: Union City, CA

Make Music on *Any* Device, September 2018
California Music Educators Association, Capital Section In-Service: Sacramento State
University
Design a 21st Century Music Learning Community, September 2018
California Music Educators Association, Capital Section In-Service: Sacramento State
University

Enhance your Music Curriculum with Technology, June 2018
EBCUE Personalization Summit: Union City, CA

Designing a Music Curriculum with Technology, April 2018
California Music Educators Association, Casting a Wider Net: Azusa Pacific University

Designing a Music Curriculum with Technology, February 2018
California All State Music Education Conference: San Jose, CA

What apps can I use in my Elementary Classroom, January 2018
California Music Educators Association, Bay Section Conference: Hayward CA

G-Suite for Music Teachers - Part II, January 2018
California Music Educators Association, Bay Section Conference: Hayward CA

G-Suite for Music Teachers, November 2017
National Association for Music Education, In-Service Conference: Dallas, TX

Google Apps for Music Educators, January 2017
California Music Educators Association, Bay Section Conference: Hayward CA

Creating Classrooms We Need: Educational Technology for Music Teachers,
January 2016
California Music Educators Association, Bay Section Conference: Hayward CA

Creating Classrooms We Need: Educational Technology for Music Teachers,
February 2015
California All State Music Education Conference: Fresno CA

Innovative Technology Strategies for Music Educators, February 2014
California All State Music Education Conference: Fresno CA

Innovative Technology Strategies for Music Educators, November 2013
Arkansas Music Educators Association, State Conference: Hot Springs AR

Technology Strategies for the Music Educator, January 2013
California Music Educators Association, Bay Section Conference: San Jose CA

Encouraging Young Men to Sing, January 2012
California Music Educators Association, Bay Section Conference: San Jose CA

Teaching Music through Performance Ensembles, October 2004
Delaware Music Educators Association, State Conference: Middletown DE

ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Choral Music Adjudicator, California Music Educators Association, 2011 – present
San Francisco Choral Artists, 2010-2011

Music Director, Albany Community Chorus, 2007-2008
Administer and direct adult chorus program; collaboration with community orchestra and
professional soloists, perform three major concerts per season.

Carmel Bach Festival, July 2007
Festival Chorus, St. Matthew Passion, J.S. Bach

SERVICE

Board Member, Technology Representative, CSDO: 2018 – present

Board Member, Technology Representative, CMEA State Board: 2018 – 2020

Board Member, Technology Representative, CMEA Bay Section: 2016 – 2018

Educational Technology Committee, St. Ignatius College Prep, 2012 – 2015

Board Member, Choral Representative, CMEA Bay Section: 2011 – 2013

Professional Development Committee, St. Ignatius College Prep, 2009 – 2012

Les Hommes Chorus, semi-professional chorus; Outreach and Education to encourage
young men to sing, 2011-2012

Choral Festival Site Host, CMEA Bay Section: 2009 – 2012

Repertoire and Standards Committee Chair, Men’s Choirs, Delaware ACDA: 2005

CERTIFICATIONS

• Google Certified Educator, Level 1
November 2018

• Google Certified Educator, Level 2
In Progress

• Google for Education Certified Trainer
Anticipated Completion February 2019

AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS

Carnegie Hall – World Strides Heritage Performance Series, National Youth Choir,
2014: New York, NY

Golden State Choir Competition, 2012, 2013: SATB, small chorus division

CMEA, Bay Section – Choral Festivals, 2008 – 2014: Unanimous Superior
Performance ratings; Albany High School, St. Ignatius College Preparatory

Heritage Festivals of Gold, Choral, 2007: National, Invitational Choral Festival,
Chicago, IL

Pi Kappa Lamda, 2005. Chapter Delta Eta – National Music Honor Society

Zech Award for Distinguished Service, 1999: California State University, San
Francisco, CA