Agenda

Instructor Training Sessions (Additional Charge to Attend)



  • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Building Your Course Environment for the Clouds

    Instructor: Joe Holbrook, Freelance Instructor, Holbrook Professional Enterprises, LLC

    Now that the new CompTIA Cloud+ certification is out let’s talk about best practices to incorporate labs into the new program. This session will focus on labs within cloud environments to build, support and maintain cloud-based solutions. Join us as we look at different methods of implementing high-quality performance-based solutions within your program.

    Who should attend: Instructors currently or looking at beginning to teach a Cloud+ course. Participants should have previous networking experience and should hold at least Network+ certification or have equivalent experience in networking and cloud technologies.

    1 CEU credit per hour toward renewal of:

    • CompTIA A+
    • CompTIA Network+
    • CompTIA Cloud+

    Click here for more details.
    Speakers:
    Speaker

    Joseph Holbrook,Certified Blockchain Solutions Architect

  • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Getting Ready for the Next Generation of CompTIA A+

    Instructor: Walt Jaqua, Information Technology Instructor, South Bend Community School Corporation

    With the new version of the CompTIA A+ certification right around the corner, now is a good time to begin thinking about how to update you’re A+ offering. Join us in this session as we look at new ideas for teaching A+. The course will include labs that may cover areas of focus  in the next version of the A+ certification, including mobile and cloud.

    Who should attend: Instructors currently teaching CompTIA A+ or Introduction to IT courses. Participants should have basic understanding of computer concepts and operations.

    1 CEU credit per hour toward renewal of:

    • CompTIA A+
    • CompTIA Cloud+

    Click here for more details.
    Speakers:
    Speaker

    Walt Jaqua

  • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Hands On: Creating Robust CompTIA Network+ Labs in the Virtual World

    Instructor: Anthony Sequeira, Senior Technical Instructor at CBT Nuggets

    To be most successful ln teaching Network+, labs are crucial! Today there are a lot of new tools available to offer high quality hands-on experience to students in a virtual environment. This allows your students to gain performance-based skills such as building basic networks, connecting and configuring routers and securing networks. Join us in this session as we show how to add high quality virtual labs to your Network+ program providing valuable, experience to your students.

    Who should attend: Instructors currently or looking at beginning to teach a Network+ course. Participants should have previous networking experience and should hold at least CompTIA A+ and/or Network+ certifications or have equivalent experience in networking.

    1 CEU credit per hour toward renewal of:

    • CompTIA A+
    • CompTIA Network+
    • CompTIA Cloud+

    Click here for more details.
    Speakers:
    Speaker

    Anthony Sequeira

  • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Hands On: Lock-it-Down Network Resilience and Monitoring with CompTIA Security+

    Instructor: Mark VerhoevenFull-Time Networking Faculty, Muskegon Community College

    Networks are attacked form all sides. The cybersecurity practitioner must be on top of their game defending against various types of threats. What tools will be used? What is the best way to use them? How do you teach the cybersecurity practitioner? Join us in this session to find out various ways to teach security tools in a virtual environment. Utilizing various tools in a virtual environment is the best way to let students gain that performance-based experience they will need to put into practical use on the job.

    Who should attend: Instructors currently or looking at beginning to teach a Security+ course. Participants should have previous networking experience and should hold at least CompTIA Network+ or have equivalent experience in networking technologies.

    1 CEU credit per hour toward renewal of:

    • CompTIA A+
    • CompTIA Network+
    • CompTIA Security+
    • CompTIA Cloud+

    Click here for more details.
    Speakers:
    Speaker

    Mark Verhoeven

  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Hands on: Capture the Flag Hackathon

    Instructor: Jack Zinser, Information Systems Security Advisor, Cyber Institute, General Dynamics Information Technology, Defense Division

    “Do you feel lucky punk?” That’s right, come join us and give it your best shot. Choose your team, red team, the attacker or blue team, the defender. This session will provide instruction for those looking to test their skill on the two sides of cybersecurity. Bring your laptop to remote into the systems and test your knowledge. Red team will look for weaknesses in the network and capture the flag while the blue team will work to build a resilient network keeping the red team out. “So, tell me, do ya?”

    Who should attend: Instructors or IT Pros who are interested in hands-on approach to pen testing and cyber security analytics (PenTest+, CySA+ certifications). Participants should have previous networking experience and should hold CompTIA Network+ and/or Security+ certifications or have equivalent experience in networking and cybersecurity.

    1 CEU credit per hour toward renewal of:

    • CompTIA A+
    • CompTIA Network+
    • CompTIA Security+
    • CompTIA Cloud+
    • CompTIA CySA+

    Click here for more details.
    Speakers:
    Speaker

    Jack Zinser

  • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Building Your Course Environment for the Clouds

    Instructor: Joe Holbrook, Freelance Instructor, Holbrook Professional Enterprises, LLC

    Now that the new CompTIA Cloud+ certification is out let’s talk about best practices to incorporate labs into the new program. This session will focus on labs within cloud environments to build, support and maintain cloud-based solutions. Join us as we look at different methods of implementing high-quality performance-based solutions within your program.

    Who should attend: Instructors currently or looking at beginning to teach a Cloud+ course. Participants should have previous networking experience and should hold at least Network+ certification or have equivalent experience in networking and cloud technologies.

    1 CEU credit per hour toward renewal of:

    • CompTIA A+
    • CompTIA Network+
    • CompTIA Cloud+

    Click here for more details.
    Speakers:
    Speaker

    Joseph Holbrook,Certified Blockchain Solutions Architect

  • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Getting Ready for the Next Generation of CompTIA A+

    Instructor: Walt Jaqua, Information Technology Instructor, South Bend Community School Corporation

    With the new version of the CompTIA A+ certification right around the corner, now is a good time to begin thinking about how to update your A+ offering. Join us in this session as we look at new ideas for teaching A+. The course will include labs that may cover areas of focus  in the next version of the A+ certification, including mobile and cloud.

    Who should attend: Instructors currently teaching CompTIA A+ or Introduction to IT courses. Participants should have basic understanding of computer concepts and operations.

    1 CEU credit per hour toward renewal of:

    • CompTIA A+
    • CompTIA Cloud+

    Click here for more details.
    Speakers:
    Speaker

    Walt Jaqua

  • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Hands On-Creating Robust CompTIA Network+ Labs in the Virtual World

    Instructor: Anthony Sequeira, Senior Technical Instructor at CBT Nuggets

    To be most successful ln teaching Network+, labs are crucial! Today there are a lot of new tools available to offer high quality hands-on experience to students in a virtual environment. This allows your students to gain performance-based skills such as building basic networks, connecting and configuring routers and securing networks. Join us in this session as we show how to add high quality virtual labs to your Network+ program providing valuable, experience to your students.

    Who should attend: Instructors currently or looking at beginning to teach a Network+ course. Participants should have previous networking experience and should hold at least CompTIA A+ and/or Network+ certifications or have equivalent experience in networking.

    1 CEU credit per hour toward renewal of:

    • CompTIA A+
    • CompTIA Network+
    • CompTIA Cloud+

    Click here for more details.
    Speakers:
    Speaker

    Anthony Sequeira

  • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Hands On: Lock-it-Down Network Resilience and Monitoring with CompTIA Security+

    Instructor: Mark VerhoevenFull-Time Networking Faculty, Muskegon Community College

    Networks are attacked form all sides. The cybersecurity practitioner must be on top of their game defending against various types of threats. What tools will be used? What is the best way to use them? How do you teach the cybersecurity practitioner? Join us in this session to find out various ways to teach security tools in a virtual environment. Utilizing various tools in a virtual environment is the best way to let students gain that performance-based experience they will need to put into practical use on the job.

    Who should attend: Instructors currently or looking at beginning to teach a Security+ course. Participants should have previous networking experience and should hold at least CompTIA Network+ or have equivalent experience in networking technologies.

    1 CEU credit per hour toward renewal of:

    • CompTIA A+
    • CompTIA Network+
    • CompTIA Security+
    • CompTIA Cloud+

    Click here for more details.
    Speakers:
    Speaker

    Mark Verhoeven

  • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

    Instructor Network Training Reception

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