Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

Ed.D. – Teachers College, Columbia University, in progress
Doctor of Education
Emphasis in Curricular Design and Music Technology

Ed.M. – Teachers College, Columbia University, May 2006
Master of Education

M.A. – Teachers College, Columbia University, May 2006
Master of Arts, Education

M.A. – New York University, May 2004
Master of Arts, Music Performance and Composition

B.M. – Manhattan School of Music, December 2001
Bachelor of Music

PUBLICATIONS

Gaines, J.M., Holsberg, P. & Tornatore, G. (2009). Assessing assessment: Examining habits of work and learning and mastery. In T. Brophy (Ed.), The Practice of Assessment in Music Education: Frameworks, Models, and Designs – Proceedings of the 2009 Florida Symposium on Assessment in Music Education. Chicago: GIA Publications, Inc.

Gaines, J.M. (2015). Composing for moving pictures: the essential guide. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

 February 19-21, 2009, New Jersey Music Educators Association
Building Music Technology Programs in Urban Education Environments

April 15-17, 2009, 2nd International Symposium on Assessment in Music Education, The Practice of Assessment in Music Education: Frameworks, Models, and Designs.
Assessing Assessment: Examining Habits of Work and Learning and Mastery

January 26-29, 2011, TI:ME/OMEA Conference
MIDI Processing in Logic Pro’s Object-Oriented Environment.

October 24, 2012, NYSCATE Long Island Tech Summit
Refocusing the Lens: Creating Engaging Learning Communities after Bring Your Own Device Implementation

November 18, 2012, Annual NYSCATE Conference
A Framework for Social Networking and Digital Citizenship

October 31, 2013, College Music Society National Conference
Reimaging Music Education: A discussion of the potential role of the professional composer/producer in the context of music learning communities

November 1, 2013, College Music Society National Conference
Refocusing the Lens: Creating Engaging Music Learning Communities after Bring Your Own Device Implementation

 November 1, 2013, College Music Society National Conference
MIDI Processing and Signal Flow in Logic Pro 9′s Object-Oriented Environment

 November 26, 2013, Annual NYSCATE Conference
A Regional Online and Blended Learning Initiative

 March 1, 2014, NYSCATE Hudson Valley Conference
Building an Environment for Computer-Based Testing

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

  • New York State Teaching Certification, Initial Certificate, Music
  • New York State Teaching Certification, Professional Certificate, Music
  • Apple Logic Pro Certified Trainer (version 7 – version 10)
  • Apple Logic Pro Certified Professional (version 7 – version 10)
  • Apple Soundtrack Pro, Certified Trainer (version 2 – version 3)
  • Apple Soundtrack Pro, Certified Professional (version 2 – version 3)
  • Mac OS X Support Essentials, Certified Professional (OS X 10.6 – OS X 10.9)
  • Mac OS X Support Essentials, Certified Trainer (OS X 10.6 – OS X 10.9)
  • Mac OS X Server Essentials, Certified Professional (OS X 10.6 – OS X 10.9)
  • Mac OS X Server Essentials, Certified Trainer (OS X 10.6 – OS X 10.9)

 TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Operating Systems – Mac OS X, Windows, UNIX, Linux (various distributions)
  • Programming Languages – Bash, Java, C, Objective–C, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, ActionScript