Awards and accolades I have received.



Adobe Creativity Champion Q1 2015

Adobe Creativity Champion Q1 2015

I was recognized as one of three Q1 2015 Impact Award winners for the Adobe Education Leader program. It is awarded to members of the Adobe Education Community who have served as creativity champions in their classrooms, on their campuses, and across the broader educational landscape. A creativity champion supports and fosters creativity through such actions as: integrating creativity in local or state-wide curricula, setting a culture of creativity across a school building or large institution, or advocating for adoption of Adobe, creativity and digital skills in their communities. Learn more…


2013 Golden West College Teacher of the Year Nomination

UCDavis C-STEM Day 2014 Video Production Best Video Story Winners
My digital media arts student team from Golden West College competed in the 2014 UCDavis C-STEM Video Competition at the University of California Irvine and won Best Story statewide for “Harmless Robots”. The team consisted of Astraes Locke, Jonathan West, Korina Dascoulias. Congratulations! More info…


The Silverado Story: A Memory-Care Culture Where Love is Greater than Fear has captured a Gold Award of Excellence 2011 – the top-level honor – in the International Communicator Awards, a program that annually salutes creative excellence.  The book’s recognition was earned for the authors’ ability to communicate that “puts them among the best in the field.”  Sanctioned and judged by the International Academy of the Visual Arts, this year’s Communicator Awards considered more than 6,000 entries from within the United States and abroad.

Early in 2011, The Silverado Story also received a Silver Medal in the 2011 Independent Book Publisher Awards.  It captured the honor, known as a Silver IPPY Award, in the category of aging.  The IPPY Awards program is the largest independent book awards competition in the world.  It annually judges more than 4,000 entries submitted by 2,000 publishers from across the United States, Canada, and other English-speaking countries.

The Silverado Story was also named the winning-entry in the Business Book category of the 2010 Los Angeles Book Festival.  The festival is an annual event that honors independent publishers and books deserving of further worldwide attention.

Web Design – Winner of the California Teachers Association (CTA) 2009-10 Ralph J. Flynn Memorial Award For Best Web Site in the State State of California with 599-999 members.

Graphic Design

Coast Community College Association 2011 Special Service Award – Special Service award for the web design, newsletter, print design and marketing I have done for the Coast CCA.

Coast Community College Association Faculty Flyer – 2007-2008 Winner of the California Teachers Association (CTA) Award For Best monthly newsletter design in the State of California with 599-999 members.

2007 W.H.O. Award – Community College Association/California Teachers Association (CTA)/National Educators Association (NEA) State W.H.O. (We Honor Ours) Award for 2007 Recipient.

April 26, 2007 – The Coast Community College Association has honored Sean Glumace, an integral part of the Golden West College Digital Arts Department, with the Community College Association/California Teachers Association (CTA)/National Educators Association (NEA) State W.H.O. (We Honor Ours) Award for 2007. This prestigious award is presented to a community college member or staff person who has made a significant contribution on the local and state level to both the Community College Association and the teaching profession. Only one W.H.O. award is presented in a local district each year.

In honoring Glumace at the awards presentation on April 21st 2007, Barbara Price, president of the Coast Community College Association, said, “Sean has illustrated our vision with a terrific web site, many publicity materials – our newsletter, flyers, business cards, stationery, invitations and more. He is the ink that puts us on the map. We are proud to honor Sean today with this much-deserved award.”  The award was presented to Glumace by Barbara Kerr, president of the California Teachers Association.


2012 Orange County STEM and Digital Media Arts Student Showcase – High School Web Design and Print Design Categories (Hosted by VITAL Link OC)

2012 Spring Portfolio Show – Art Institute of California – Orange County – Associate of Arts Graphic Design Candidates (Art Institute of California Orange County)