I have over eight years of experience with live and online classroom instruction with individuals, and in group settings. I am a Microsoft Certified Trainer, Adobe Educational Trainer, and hold certifications in SharePoint, Access, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. I consistently receive high scores on my class evaluations from students, as well as high ratings for WyzAnt lessons. My goal for each session is to engage students by making topics relatable. I get great satisfaction with helping othe... [more]
I have been teaching Excel for over five years, and hold an Expert level certification in Excel. I also have Microsoft Office Master Certification, and am a Microsoft Certified Trainer. Excel is such a useful program, both at work and at home. Some of my favorite features of Excel are Pivots and Charts because you can visually represent large sets of data in a clean, concise form.
My job is enhancing the careers of others. I am currently a full-time instructor at a Technical Training facility for adults. We work with corporate clients, as well as students who have received grants through the AZ WIA (Workforce Investment Act) program. I teach the Microsoft Office suite, Visio, Project Professional, SharePoint End-User through Administrator, PMP supporting classes (currently pursuing my PMP), and business skills classes such as Organization and Presentation Skills. I am certified as an MCT, and hold Office Master Certification in Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint, I am also a Specialist in SharePoint. I use real-world scenarios to help build confidence and skills in all my students. If the curriculum we're using doesn't have a great example, I will create one.
I have been teaching Access for over five years, in both 2010 and 2013 versions. I hold a certification in Access as a Microsoft Office Specialist, the highest level test for this program, along with having Microsoft Office Master Certification. In 2013, I became a Microsoft Certified Trainer for Microsoft Office programs.
I have been teaching Outlook 2007 - 365 for over five years. I use Outlook daily both at home and at work to stay organized in my email, calendar and task lists. I have created custom workshops on using Outlook to organize your day.
As an MCT and Microsoft Product instructor, I spend most of my time on PCs. I have taught classes on Windows 7, Windows 8 & 8.1 for laptops and tablets, and will be teaching Windows 10 as the opportunities arise. Class features for Operating Systems have ranged from the basic navigation functions to Control Panel options, User setup, and security features.
I have been using and teaching Microsoft Project for over five years. I also teach Project Management principles following the PMBOK methodology, and can help you bridge PMBOK principles into your Microsoft Project data files. I am particularly passionate about using Project with Outlook and SharePoint to manage projects easily and effectively with team members.