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Classroom Experience - February 2018

Week of February 5, 2017

Chad Johnson – A+ Essentials – Server Configuration and Help Desk Training – Days

“The examples were great and the hands on was very informative.”
“Excellent and provided good hands on learning with exercises”
“The instructor had great energy and provided good real life examples.”
“This course was a great review for the CompTIA exams, and helped with getting hands on experience.”
“The projects were fun and informative.”
“Chad did a great job reviewing all the we have learned, expanding on it, and making it make sense. I enjoyed having him as an instructor.”

Eric Reid – Introduction to DATA – SQL, XML, & JSON – Days

“There was not a time when he was not able to help us with any problems we had. He was incredibly personable!”
“Gives you plenty of practice”
“Exellcent learning environment”
“The classroom was always relaxed and a great environment to learn and ask questions”

Craig Gerdes – Systems & Security Office 365 – Eves

“awesome instructor”

Matt Neilsen – A+ Essentials – Server Configuration and Help Desk Training – Days (STL)

“I understand class c sub netting”
“The labs actually helped learn the information.”

Jon Lindley – Front-End Development 2 – JavaScript & jQuery – Days (STL)

“Good as usual.”

Jenna Beckett – Front-End Development 1 – HTML5, CSS3, and Frameworks – Days

“Very helpful, our conversations were a definite confidence boost! Hope to have her again.”

Jason Presley – Full Stack Development Project – Build Week – Eves

“You were always incredibly helpful whenever I had a question.”
“Jason was incredibly helpful (and patient) and helped talk me through and explain any problems to help get me over any obstacles that came up.”
“Laid back session, obviously, but quality has been great, per usual with this group.”

Chad Johnson – PowerShell Programming for Network Administration – Eves (First Teach)

“Chad’s first time teaching this course. He taught very well. Chad always welcomes questions and embraces them. Chad does a really good job guiding students to answer their own questions.”
“enjoyed doing all the labs, they were helpful.”
“Chad explained things well and made it simple to understand.”
“For someone that was just learning the material he taught it really well and he made it really fun to learn it.”
“Very informative and made the subject easier to understand.”
“Chad always makes a great learning environment. There is an excellent mix of fun and learning. This subject matter could absolutely be presented in a boring fashion, but not here. It helps learning a lot.”
“Nice atmosphere.”
“Chad is still in my opinion one of the best instructors I have had.”

Chuck Wieners – Advanced MVC – Design Patterns, Unit Testing, & Advanced User Interactions – Days

“Chuck is very knowledgeable and willing to share that knowledge”
“Great real-life examples. File upload was so much better than in the cStore. Thank you for the documentation. Thank you for helping me deploy a data driven application to the remote server.”
“I liked the documentation with this week.”

Hai Hilvitz – Comprehensive Systems Project – Design, Build, and Deploy – Eves

“Hai Hilvitz did a great job helping us”
“Hai did a great job with us!”

Week of February 12, 2017

Jason Presley – Full Stack Development Project – Build Week – Days

“Blog really helped me out (http://centriqdev.com/Blog).”

“I wouldn’t change anything.”

Jeff DeMaranville – Front-End Development 2 – JavaScript & jQuery – Days

“Best instructor we’ve had thus far.”

“Jeff is an excellent instructor. He manages to convey all of the content in a fun and interesting way.”

“Patient instructor – Willing to make sure technical concepts are understood by all.”

“The instructor and content were perfect.”

Chad Johnson – Linux Administration – Days

“Chad has been a great instructor who cares a great deal about what is going with everyone in class and the success of everyone is class.”

“Linux is a big cat to tackle. I enjoyed the exposure I got with this class.”

Derek Duderstadt – MVC and Data Integration – Connected SQL, Entity Framework, & n-Tier Architecture – Days

“Derek has been an amazing teacher. He has been willing to help us through all of our problems and has given us plenty of positive reinforcement.”

“Derek was extraordinarily passionate and helpful. He really helped to tie together a lot of concepts this week.”

“The more we spread out who answers the best. I’ve been caught a couple times dazing off and I appreciate being asked detailed questions to reel me back in. I’m working on my focus on my own, but the interaction during long lectures is very helpful.”

“Great Teacher. Love his approach and way of teaching.”

“Love the review process every morning. It really helps drive the important points to memory.”

Frank Pflumm – Systems & Security Career Foundation – Days (First Teach)

“Instructor Pflumm kept the class engaging and encouraged discussion. ”

“Apparently this is his first time teaching this class. You cannot tell that by any means. Our instructor is very knowledgeable about everything thus far and I am excited to continue learning!”

“Has a story or past experience to go along with all situations to help people better understand it”

“I was surprise when he said, it was his first time given the class. He seemed like he has done it a while.”

“I am not one that likes to talk, but day 3 and I already do not mind speaking in front of the entire class. Instructor gives comfortable atmosphere during class.”

“instructor keeps the lessons interesting and makes it so i want to listen compared to someone who makes me wanna fall asleep”

“Instructor present him self nicely, motivate the class to participate, great life experience examples.”

Craig Gerdes – Systems & Security Office 365 – Days

“Instructor was very engaging and helpful to students when needed. I felt the information flow was continuous and I enjoyed that.”

“Knowledgeable and learned a lot”

“well-informed and knowledgeable about materials presented on.”

“Instructor was very knowledgeable in the material and answered all questions with detailed answers.”

“Having previous experience I still learned a few tips and tricks and felt someone with little or no experience could gain a lot from this class.”

“Teacher was excellent at getting students involved and participating”

“Overall neat course, useful information.”

Caleb George – Windows Server Administration 1 – Days

“Instructor is very knowledgeable in the course material. He gave us plenty of time to complete the labs and made sure everyone was always on the same page with the material.”

“My breath is taken away at the sheer level of awesome that Caleb possesses.”

“Caleb is an amazing instructor. His way of teaching is great and he always clarifies if you have any questions.”

“I loved this week. The beginning was a slow start for me but once we started to dive into our virtual machines and get hands on experience I had fun learning how to set everything up.”

Week of February 19, 2017

Frank Pflumm – A+ Essentials 901 – Hardware, Devices, and Networks – Days

“Class is great with Instructor Pflumm! The drawings on the board are extremely helpful as are the videos, and lecture.”

“Instructors Dunbar and Phlum were both very knowledgeable and a pleasure to learn from.”

“Plumm is a great instructor. Does a good job of relating the material to everyone in the class in a way that is easy to understand and remember.”

“was good”

“Taught by Mr. Pflumm and was very thorough and well thought out.”

Jason Presley – Full Stack Development Project – Deployment & Employer Presentation – Days

“Jason did a GREAT job of helping people understand their issues and figure out how to fix them.”

Matt Neilsen – Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices 1 v3 – Days (STL)

“Matt does a good job.”

“Best instructor in the field today.”

Jon Lindley – Introduction to MVC – Model, View, Controller Fundamentals – Days (STL)

“I think Jon is a great teacher, if I have a question on anything he always helps me and explains it in a way I can understand it.”

Chad Johnson – Cybersecurity Essentials with CompTIA Security+ – Days

“Provided a lot of tools to make sure we are successful.”

“Well organized, great use of time, kept the class engaged and excellent flow”

“great real world experience”

Derek Duderstadt – Team Development – SDLC, UML,& Pair Programming – Days

“The Dude abides”

“I can”t really think of anything that could be improved on. The class was still wonderful.”

“Having Jenna in class this week was AWESOME hope we have her to help with projects week.”

Hai Hilvitz – Windows Server Administration 2 – Days

“Hai was very knowledgeable and helpful. He made learning easy and fun.”

“Great instructor, best class presentation this far.”

“Hai is an extremely knowledgeable instructor. His teaching style is highly efficient.”

“The environment he encourages is the best thus far in the track for students to develop skills and understand why they are doing what they are doing. He held us all responsible for keeping up and making the most of this opportunity.”
“Hai was very good. He was able to explain things to make A LOT more since.”

“Thanks for starting on time every day! Great presentation.”

“Hai so far has been favorite teacher. He keeps the classroom moral high and keeps us engaged.”

“Knows everything, and Hai is very helpful and doesn’t mind going in to detail to help explain why or how something works. The rule of coming in late and having to bring food is great as well. It helps turn your mood around too. One day I was having a terrible morning, but after I stopped and got breakfast for everyone, my day went uphill from there. I loved this class.”

“Loved the hands on labs in class, it put the course material in perspective and helped me learn the material easier.”

Chris Dunbar – A+ Essentials 901 – Hardware, Devices, and Networks – Eves

“Great job, Chris. I really enjoyed his attempts at personal engagement with the students. It allowed us to become more comfortable in the classroom and helped us to maintain focus in class.”

“Instructor was very knowledgeable and made the course material fun but still educational.”

“Chris was very informative and made the information fun to learn. I was hesitant at first to ask questions, but Chris made me feel at ease of not fully grasping certain information.”

“I enjoyed the class with Chris. His presentation style kept things lively and easier to understand. He used his work experience to explain things to us.”

“Thanks for your teaching method and enjoy STL.”

“Chris you are the man for teaching like a professional and for leveling and relating to the regular joes like me. You made the dry stuff not so boring.”

“Chris is very knowledgeable; he put us at ease with the vigorous classes by applying real world knowledge and creative teaching methods.”

“Chris was great! Always had plenty of energy and keep the learning environment more upbeat. Was able to bring real life comparisons in to the classroom to help students comprehend the material easier. Was patient and would repeat himself multiple times if need be and keep the pace at what the students were comfortable and not just how fast he wanted to go.”

“You are awesome great instructor always keeping things fun.”

“Chris was a cool guy & great instructor. No complaints what so ever.”

“Mr. Dunbar as the ability to clearly and effectively present the information in a fun and engaging way.”

“Classroom dynamic is great.”

“Always kept class fun.”

“Great class room size.”

“Classroom was well equipped with proper training aids”

“Mr. Dunbar has a great ability to flow in real world problems or examples to explain topics more in depth and how they are viable.”

Eric Reid – Full Stack Development Project – Deployment & Employer Presentation – Eves

“Eric went above and beyond, at least in my eyes. He instructed with me rather than at me and helped me gain a better understanding of the coding process.”

“Really enjoyed Eric as an instructor. Knowledgeable and easy-going.”

Week of February 26, 2017

Caleb George – Windows Server Administration 3 – Days

“Instructor is very easy to ask questions and doesn’t just give you the answer but instead helps guide you to the answer.”

“Caleb did a great job.”

“I thought this week was a ton of fun. We finally got the chance to see everything we have learned come together in the end of week lab and it opened my eyes to some of the small issues that might arise and cause problems.”

Frank Pflumm – A+ Essentials 902 – Operating Systems and Security – Days (First Teach)

“Keeps class interesting and makes me want to be here to learn.”

Jeff Overhaug – Comprehensive Systems Project – Design, Build, and Deploy – Days

“Led us well and helped us when we had a problem but only after we had tried for ourselves for a while.”

“Enjoyed working on server hardware and act as we will in the field.”

“I like the team solving problems, and Jeff let us do just that.”

Chris Nuckolls – C# .NET Fundamentals 1 – Introduction to C# Language & .NET Framework – Days

“Great teacher, great course! Chris is a doing a great job and he knows his information well.”

“Classroom is a good size and you don’t feel too cramped or anything. It’s great.”

Matt Neilsen – PowerShell Programming for Network Administration – Days (STL)

“Matt is good at what he does, and his wealth of experience translates well into the classroom.”

“Matt is very versed with PowerShell and very helpful.”

Jeff DeMaranville – Introduction to MVC – Model, View, Controller Fundamentals – Days

“Jeff was great! Always very helpful and made the environment fun!”

“Extremely helpful!”

“Jeff is an awesome instructor! He is very good at pacing the instruction to the class and has patience to spare when addressing class questions.”

David Ray – PowerShell Programming for Network Administration – Days (First Teach)

“The course work was very informative and the teacher was extremely helpful when anyone was lost or needed to catch up.”

Hai Hilvitz – Windows Server Administration 1 – Eves

“Hai always made people feel comfortable to ask questions.”

“Explained things in a very understandable manner.”

“Hai is very knowledgeable in this subject and his real world experiences helped explain the subject further.”

“Hai was great; he knew what he was talking about.”

“Friendly atmosphere.”