Artist, Educator, Speaker and Expert in Applied Learning
WHAT I DO
I am an educator and speaker who develops new ways of learning to help students stay motivated. My focus is on natural and effortless learning that results in accountability and confidence.
HOW I DO IT
For over 20 years I have taught in private and public two and four-year Colleges, covering a broad range of students and learning styles.
I am a Professor and Coordinator of the Real World Classroom a model program I developed for applied learning in the field of graphic design at SUNY Ulster. I am the Applied Learning rep for SUNY Ulster and SUNY-wide expert on Applied Learning.
I have presented at Academic conferences in the US, Mexico, and local business community.
WHY IT WORKS
I keep it R E A L – Relevant Everyday Accessible Learning. My students have a high rate of employment and transferability. I give my audiences practical information.
WHAT OTHERS SAY
Faculty – academic quote
“The Graphic Design Program at SUNY Ulster – under the leadership of Sean Nixon – has grown to be by far the best source in the Hudson Valley for well-prepared transfer students to our Graphic Design Program” – Arthur Hoener, Head of Graphic Design – SUNY New Paltz
WHO I WORK WITH
Since 2004, I have helped numerous students, teachers, administrators and members of the community achieve measurable results to gain employment, increase enrollment, develop education and career plans, transfer to selective schools and expand their mission.
Former Chair – The Integrated Media Art Department, University of Bridgeport, CT
The State University of New York, Systemwide, Expert on Applied Learning
Clients: Bantam Books, RCA Records, MACY’S, Smith Barney
Coordinator – The Real World Classroom Graphic Design Program, SUNY Ulster
Applied Learning Rep (SUNY Applied Learning Council)
Expert – SUNY Applied Learning