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CHAD ZULLINGER

chad.zullinger@gmail.com • chadzullinger.com

EDUCATION

2019 Boston University


Doctor of Musical Arts
Music Education
In-progress

2007 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

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

2019 – present California State University East Bay, Hayward, CA


Instructor, Music Education
• Teach undergraduate courses in Technology and Curriculum for
Music Educators majors

2016 – present Catholic Schools Diocese of Oakland, Oakland, CA


Educational Technology for Innovation and Learning
• Educational Technology Coordinator/Coach
• Coordinate Professional Development activities for teachers
• Google for Education Suite Administrator
• Create and teach Digital Arts elective courses

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.
• Create, teach and facilitate blended online Music Appreciation and
AP Music Theory course(s)
• Create and deploy professional grade Recording Studio/Maker Space

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

2002-2003 St. Francis High School, Mountain View, CA


Instrumental Music Director
• Administer and direct instrumental music program at large, coed
college preparatory school. Conduct and rehearse instrumental
ensembles ranging from marching band, advanced and beginning
wind ensembles and jazz band.
• Teach electronic music and synthesizer class

2000-2002 Capuchino High School


Music Teacher
• Plan, teach and offer music classes
• Design, Develop and facilitate Popular Music ensemble class(es)

ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Da capo Podcast
Designed, developed and self-produced weekly podcast about Music Education
Technology and Pedagogy: https://dacapo.transistor.fm

Invited Speaker and Presenter, Hal Leonard Noteflight, 2018 – present

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

Choral Music Adjudicator, California Music Educators Association, 2011 – present

San Francisco Choral Artists, 2010-2011

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

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
INVITED PRESENTATIONS

Engaging the 21st Century Learner, February 2020


Washington Music Educators Association: Yakima, WA

Design a 21st Century Music Learning Community, January 2020


California Music Educators Association, Northern Section In-Service: Chico, CA

Google Classrooms for Music Classrooms, December 2019


New York State School Music Association: Rochester, NY

Makerspace for Music » Creating on Chromebooks, December 2019


New York State School Music Association: Rochester, NY

Engaging the 21st Century Learner, November 2019


Nebraska Music Educators Association: Lincoln, NE

Google Classrooms for Music Classrooms, November 2019


Nebraska Music Educators Association: Lincoln, NE

Makerspace for Music » Creating on Chromebooks, November 2019


Nebraska Music Educators Association: Lincoln, NE

Engaging the 21st Century Learner, October 2019


In-Service workshop: Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District

Google Classrooms for Music Classrooms, October 2019


Wisconsin Music Educators Association: Madison, WI

Makerspace for Music » Creating on Chromebooks, October 2019


Wisconsin Music Educators Association: Madison, WI

Apps I Can Use in my Elementary Music Classroom, October 2019


California Music Educators Association, North Coast Section In-Service: Humboldt
County Office of Education

Google Classrooms for Music Classrooms, July 2019


California Choral Directors Association: Oakhurst, CA

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

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

PUBLICATIONS

• Article: “Technology Enhanced Learning.” California Music Educator Association


Journal, Summer 2019, vlm 72, Number 4.

• 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)

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

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