Agenda

Instructor Training Sessions (Additional Charge to Attend)



  • 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

    From Under-Employed to IT Professional: Young Adults Discuss Training Tools That Work

    Presenter: Raymond Bell, Founder, R. Emmanuel Bell Consulting

    This conversation with young adults will help keep your training fires burning. They will talk about how - without an IT background or college degree - they were empowered to launch life-changing IT careers. These young professionals will share what worked for them in everything from course design and the importance of support staff, to preparation for tests and a job. Join this this uplifting panel session and “Ask the experts” for ways to energize your classrooms.

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    Raymond Bell

  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    CompTIA's Cyber Security Suite

    CompTIA has responded to the growing need for cyber security experts by adding additional certifications to our already powerful offerings. This session will review each of our security related exams and detail how you can best integrate them into your educational offerings to produce a well trained cyber warrior.

    Presenter: Patrick Lane, Director of Products, CompTIA

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    Patrick Lane

  • 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

    Registered Apprenticeships for IT - A Cyber Security Model

    The time is right for IT Registered Apprenticeship programs specifically in Cyber Security. Employers and individuals seeking to upgrade their cyber security skills are looking to educators for answers. Harper, a community college outside of Chicago, developed a non-college credit Cyber Security Model with CompTIA credentials serving as the foundation. This Model uses the competency framework from the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) and is offered through Harper's Continuing Education department. Attend this session to learn how it can be replicated at colleges and training centers throughout the country.

    Presenter: Dr. Rebecca Lake, Dean of Workforce and Economic Development, Harper College

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    Rebecca Lake

  • 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    Building a Pipeline for Fulfilling Dreams

    The Southern Virginia Higher Education Center through unique partnerships with Microsoft, Mid-Atlantic Broadband Communities Corporation, and local community colleges is providing short-term, hands-on CompTIA certification training that is creating a pipeline of qualified IT workers for Microsoft’s Boydton, VA facility, the largest data center in the world.

    Presenter: Kelly Shotwell, IT Academy Program Coordinator, Southern Virginia Higher Education Center

     

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    Kelly Shotwell

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    Anthony Putorek

  • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    IT Fundamentals and A+: A One - Two Classroom Combination

    For anyone transitioning to a technology role, CompTIA’s IT Fundamentals provides a broad foundation of knowledge that is essential to success in a technology economy. ITF serves as a robust gateway to other CompTIA certifications like A+, Network+ and Security+. Learn more about how California is using ITF to ensure the success of future technology sector workers.

    Presenter: Steven LinthicumProject Director, Cybersecurity Apprenticeship Program, Coastline Community College

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    Steve Linthicum, JD, CISSP

  • 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

    Trust the Plan, Do the Work, Get the Cert

    Presenter: Dan Neville, IT Program Director, Bryant & Stratton College

    Dan will share his educational mantra that he’s used for the past two years. His method has created an atmosphere of academic success that helps students reach their goal – earning a job-ready credential.

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    Dan Neville

  • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

    Authentication 101 - How To Make Hackers Hate You

    Presenter: Dr. Mark CiampaAssociate Professor of Information Systems, Western Kentucky University

    Most users are uninformed about how to create multiple strong passwords and how to keep them safe. This is because there is a basic lack of understanding of how attackers crack passwords. In this session we will explore how to introduce learners into the world of security by teaching how to make and manage perfect passwords. This will be done by demonstrating how attackers crack passwords.

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    Mark Ciampa

  • 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

    Network+ - I Spy A New and Dashing 007 In Your Future

    Networks espionage is all over the news these days, so having well trained network pros defending your network from hidden threats is essential.  Network+ has been updated and improved to include the latest hardware and virtualization techniques.  Critical security concepts are addressed as well as best collaboration practices for network and security professionals.

    Make sure this session is on your schedule.  “M” is depending on you.

    Presenter: Jill West, CIS Adjunct Instructor, Georgia Northwestern Technical College

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    Jill West

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