With a love of filmmaking and storytelling, Anthony’s film and new media production experience is extensive and diverse. From corporate film to independent film and new media works, Anthony’s love of film/new media led him to a career in teaching that has been equally and deeply awarding.
With a specialization in Communications Technology and Broad-based Technological Studies, for nearly 20 years Anthony has been committed to the power of story – nurturing students to tell their own stories through video / digital media production and sharing their “why” through digital portfolio design and social media branding. Anthony continuously works to cultivate safe spaces of learning where students feel empowered to show what they know and who they are.
Along with working to empower students, Anthony has held a number of positions that have allowed him to leverage his expertise in digital media to serve teacher professional development.
Anthony holds an Honours Diploma in Film and Television Production from Humber College, a BA in Film Studies (with Distinction) from Brock University, a Bachelor of Education in Communications Technology from Brock University and a Professional Master of Education in Literacy from Queen’s University.
Anthony has written film, new media and technology education curriculum for Niagara University, Queen’s University, OECTA, OPHEA, Nelson Education, Catholic Curriculum Corporation and other institutions across Canada and has presented at a number of leading educational conferences including Reading for the Love of It, STAO, Connect and When Faith Meets Pedagogy.
Presently, Anthony is a Secondary School Vice Principal with the Toronto Catholic District School Board.
As a creative, Anthony is always learning and shaping new opportunities to tell stories. For more about Anthony visit him at: www.aperrotta.com
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