Gran David

Art Educator

Shanghai City, China
Education Management
  1. Adobe,
  2. Apple,
  3. Shanghai Student Film Festival
  1. Huntington High School,
  2. Harlem School for the Arts,
  3. Creative Arts Lab
  1. Teachers College of Columbia University

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Apple Distinguished Educator
Certified International Baccalaureate Art & Film Teacher
National Board Certified Teacher

Specialties:adobe, animation, apple, art, directing, film production, graphic design, graphics software, lighting, microsoft office, painting, photography, sculpture, seminars, video, welding,



– Present (3 years 9 months)Shanghai

Adobe Education Leader


– Present (6 years)


Shanghai Student Film Festival
– Present (7 years 1 month)

Founding Member and director of the Shanghai Student Film Festival, an organization created out of a collaboration between international schools in Shanghai.

Art Educator

Shanghai American School
– Present (8 years 2 months)

In my current position, I teach Digital Video, Foundations Art, Advanced Photography, AP Photography and IB Film. Prior to working in the high school, I was the elementary technology integration specialist for two years.

Art Educator

Huntington High School
(4 years 11 months)

I worked as an art educator at Huntington High School for five years before moving abroad. Here I created a three level video curriculum and internship program, as well as a cartooning and animation class. In addition I taught classes in Media Arts, Theater Arts, and Advanced Photography. I was the advisor of the Drama Club, Gay/Straight Alliance, and Video Club.

Art Educator

Harlem School for the Arts
(3 years 1 month)

Established summer and weekend curriculums in sculpture, studio art, and film and video for elementary school students.
Developed Creative Connections class in which parents and students work together on mixed media art projects.

Teaching Artist

Creative Arts Lab
(1 year 1 month)

Responsible for developing art lessons for blind and deaf students and assisted in the creation and presentation of professional development seminars for teachers of disabled students to introduce art lessons into their curriculum.


  • Art
  • Educational Technology
  • Graphic Design
  • Teaching
  • Photography
  • Technology Integration
  • Classroom
  • Video
  • Film
  • Painting
  • Curriculum Design
  • Elementary Education
  • Instructional Technology
  • Film Production
  • K-12


School of Visual Arts

Education Classes, Fine Arts; Art History

Binghamton University

Bachelor of Arts, Cinema and Anthropology



Apple Distinguised Educator

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