Robert Streppone is the founder and director of Studio Jewelers, Ltd. a jewelry trade school. Since 1979, Mr. Streppone has taught thousands of students from every corner of the world the art of jewelry making and all major techniques of the trade. Mr. Streppone has guided the school to licensing by the NYS Education Dept., accreditation by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) and approval by the US Dept. of Education. Mr. Streppone holds both a B.S. and a M.S. in Industrial Arts Education as well as a AAS Degree. In addition, Mr. Streppone holds both a public and private school teaching license (NYS) and a private school director license (NYS). Studio Jewelers is the only licensed and accredited jewelry trade school in New York offering full time programs, which include, but are not limited to, metal fabrication, wax modeling/casting and diamond setting.