DJCC Audio Video Production
Since 1994, Greg Ruuska has taught media technology, audio video and film classes at the Dale Jackson Career Center (DJCC) for Lewisville ISD. He holds a lifetime Texas Education Agency Career and Technology Education Teacher Certification. He received the 1995 Sallie Mae First Class Teacher Award for Outstanding First Year Teacher in LISD, was named 2005 DJCC Teacher of the Year and has been awarded the LISD Golden Apple.
He served as a chairman for local, state and national television production contests for the student leadership organization SkillsUSA from 1999 to 2012.
Greg Ruuska began teaching after five years of working in corporate media, specializing in interactive video training and simulator design, production and implementation. Through these efforts, he received a U.S. patent for his co-invention of the “Training and Certification System and Method.” This work combined his passion for video and audio production, computers and instructional design.
Greg has worked on a motion picture as a location sound mixer and has also worked on numerous television commercials as well as news and sports programs. His work has been seen on ESPN, PBS, NBC, CBS, WB and Fox Sports. He has also spent some time in radio as a producer, disc jockey and newscaster.
He began teaching Internet Development Technologies classes at El Centro College in 2000 where he taught Digital Audio, Digital Video, Platforms for Internet Publishing, and Virtual Reality classes. In 2004, Mr. Ruuska began teaching Video Technology classes at North Lake College where he teaches Introduction to Video Technology, TV Studio Production, Audio Production, and TV Field Production classes.
Greg holds a bachelor’s degree in radio, television and film, with a minor in computer science, from the University of North Texas. He has also has taken additional graduate classes in applied technology and performance improvement.