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Classroom Experience - October 2019

Week of October 7, 2019

Chad Johnson – Security+ – Days

“Chad was excellent at responding to students’ questions.”

“Chad is a very good instructor”

Caleb George – Windows Systems Administration 2 – Days

“Lecture and labs moved at a good pace. I liked how we reviewed the objectives for the day each morning.”

“Caleb is very knowledgeable. His teaching method is structured and makes it easy to follow along and take notes.”

Jeff Overhaug – Networking Fundamentals 2 – Days

“Jeff does a great job making sure all the students understood the material. I had a great week of class!”

“He was really willing to help”

“You did a really good job thank you for all the help you provided this week!”

“I wouldn’t change anything”

Frank Pflumm – Systems & Security Career Foundations – Days

“Instructor is very engaging and knowledgeable. No complaints”

“I am very impressed with Fpflumm so far. He seems very knowledgeable and I don’t believe I’ve heard him say and or um at any point while speaking to the class.”

“The facility and equipment were good.”

“This class has really got me excited about the IT world”

“Honestly one of the best higher education classes I’ve ever taken”

“Great learning environment”

“I can’t think of any way to change the course that would make things better”

“The teacher and material were all helpful and great!”

“As of now, the training is excellent and I believe it doesn’t need changing. Our instructor does very well at teaching us the information we need to know.”

“The class feels like a brotherhood of like-minded individuals who want to see everyone succeed. I feel really good about that.”

James Caldwell – Front-End Development 1 – Days

“Relaxed teaching style helped a lot with material retention. Great explanations and communication”

“Good work”

“Good solid pace, stopped to let students catch up and helped individually when needed!”

Jenna Beckett – Project Management for the Developer – Days

“I feel the instructor is very passionate about what she teaches and teaches to a point that I can understand. Along with any questions that I may have she always has a good drawn out in detail answer that I can understand. I really appreciate the time and effort she puts into making sure her students are taken care of.”

Chuck Wieners – MVC2: MVC & Data Integration – Days

“Learned alot this week! The way you teach really works for me!”

“Chuck knows an outstanding amount of information about ANY of the things we’ve done so far. If there was anything that I didn’t quite understand from the notes, I would just hold onto that thought for a while. Sure enough, it was always answered later in the course!”

“He helped me out a lot. Some days I was struggling with even the simplest of issues, and he still walked me through it.”

“I was very grateful for his help. I thought it was very kind of him to take time to help us with our issues we were having with projects other than the labs we were working on in class.”

“You are straight to the point. I appreciate it.”

“Chuck’s way of explaining the content was extremely beneficial, because of the level of technical detail he went to. The labs were very helpful, and they’ve even given me ideas for personal projects. I’m still very slow at MVC and all of its components (obviously), but most everything makes sense when I take my time. It was very helpful to go through the extensive practice as a class on Thursday and Friday, as well as working on the hefty labs to struggle through it.”

“Great job teaching this week, this was a ton of content and you got through it on time and on track.”

Adam Jurotich – Help Desk Fundamentals 1 – Days (STL)

“Really great at helping those who are struggling and getting the point across very effectively”

“Does a great job of keeping us up to speed on everything that we are learning while at the same time keeping it accelerated.”

“Adam is an amazing teacher. He is nice,very knowledgeable about the material, and presents the information eloquently. I would not change anything about his teaching.”

“The tech used is up to date and very engaging.The classroom environment is welcoming.”

“I would not know how to change it for the better. For i have not experienced a better learning environment, to compare it to.”

“I would not change the training content.”

“Keep up the great work Adam.”

Chris Dunbar – Windows Server Administration 1 – Days (STL)

“my understanding of this course was fully made possible on the expert knowledge of the person standing in front of the class (instructor), presenting real world ideas and full hands on application of every step. I do fully appreciate the knowledge you have passed over to me.”

“Chris is one of the best people I have ever met. I feel lucky to have had him as my instructor.”

“Chris always gives help when it is needed. He will give you the opportunity to find a solution yourself before giving you his solution, which i appreciate.”

“The training content as usual was absolutely perfect.”

Jon Lindley – Front-End Development 1 – Days (STL)

“jon is personable and good about answering questions”

David Ray – Networking Fundamentals 1 – Evenings

“I have had the pleasure of having Dave for two classes. Help Desk Fundamentals 1, and Network +. Both times were great, I would love to have him for another class. I have felt that I have learned quite a bit with him as a teacher.”

“Very intelligent instructor, does a great job ensuring everyone knows the course objectives”


Week of October 14, 2019

David Ray – Windows System Administration 3 – Days

“D Ray was a fantastic instructor. He interacts with the class amazingly well.”

“Mr. David Ray did an excellent job presenting and communicating the information to be learned. I am very pleased with how well this week of training went. David should be a template for how to teach IT concepts in an adult classroom environment.”

“This is the second time this class has had David. He is an excellent instructor who is very knowledgeable and willing to go the extra mile to ensure you not only complete the task you are working on but understand the concepts behind the task.”

Chad Johnson – Help Desk Fundamentals 1 – Days

“Chad made what would have been 8 hours of lecture fun”

“Excellent Instructor”

“Great instructor, very engaging with the class, knowledgeable about the subject, and very friendly. No complaints whatsoever”

“Chad made this week fun and entertaining. He teaches with enthusiasm and passion.”

“The performance of the hardware worked flawlessly because we built the computers during class and it worked properly after completion.”

“Chad was Great!”

James Caldwell – Front-End Development 2 – Days

“Very attuned to student’s needs. Goes above and beyond to help outside of class time.”

“Great Job! You were funny. Great personality.”

“he had no problems ever going into depth on subjects we were having difficulty in.”

“James worked really hard and took as much time as he needed to make sure that all of the code we needed for the class worked. He cleared up all the errors I encountered and fully answered every question I asked. He was always nice and helpful. He also made himself available to be emailed after class was over and actually responded to the emails. He is a very good instructor.”

“Great instructor! Keep up the good work.”

Eric Reid – MVC3: Advanced MVC – Days

“Eric had great tips and taught us more about things that weren’t mentioned in previous sections, such as defining bootstraps col-md – 4(md for the type of device)”

“I really enjoy the way you explain material in such detail and double-check we fully understand what we are doing and not just plugging and chugging”

“He did a very good job of explaining what we were about to do before we started the lesson so we knew what to expect. Was extremely patient when helping troubleshoot student issues”

Chuck Wieners – FSWD Project Week 1 – Days

“Exceptional assistance this week, the instructor is very knowledgeable and is good to answer any questions we have. I really appreciated all the assistance and walkthroughs. Thank you.”

Chris Dunbar – PowerShell Programming for System Administration – Days

“Chris provided a great classroom environment this week. He made sure that we all knew the material and wanted each and every one of us to enjoy using PowerShell. Chris is doing something right!”

“You made it fun in the classroom and I learned a lot about PowerShell”

“Very helpful, will always stop class and solve an issue if one arises.”

“Very knowledgeable on PowerShell made use of the material in a practical sense”

“You really did a great job making the content relatable. Thank you for answering all my questions and being so helpful”

“Chris was awesome in his instruction of the PowerShell content and went above and beyond in answering any questions anyone had.”

“he was willing to try scrips, he was helpful to everyone and stop class to help people”

“Chris is very instrumental in PowerShell and his instruction been nothing but exceptional. I recommend having him for many more courses.”

“Chris is very knowledgeable in the material that he taught this week.”

“I really enjoyed Chris as a teacher.”

“Very good learning environment, Chris is awesome!”

“I loved coming into class and learning PowerShell you made it very interesting.”

“The instruction will help develop my skills for PowerShell for future purposes.”

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

“It’s great”

Matt Neilsen – Windows System Administration 2 – Days (STL)

“I was afraid of coming to the class because I was told it a fast past class, but that fear had gone away, the instructor was very helpful in every step of every lab we did. went I felt behind, the instructor always stops to let me catch up with the others.”

“Matt is a very engaged instructor. He lets students try to troubleshoot their own problems before stepping in to help.”

“Matt is a very intelligent instructor that obviously knows what he is talking about.”

“I wouldn’t change the training content.”

Frank Pflumm – Help Desk Fundamentals 2 – Days (STL)

“Really good at making students understand the material that is troubling them.”

“Very kind. Goes above and beyond to help his students with any questions they might have. Humble.”

“Very good at going in depth on subject matters, Very good at keeping everyone caught up while allowing people who are caught up to keep an accelerated pace, while at the same time keeping everyone at the same level of understanding of the topic.”

“Really great. It has many really useful ways to help us remember things as well as giving us very simple and easy ways to think of things. It helps cement certain things into your head very easily.”

“Pflumm is a great teacher and caring instructor.”

“This is my new best classroom environment experience. I have not had a better learning experience before, therefore I have nothing to negatively compare this to. Very good overall.”

“Great job with the labs, and explaining how to use VMs, Very helpful with 1 on 1, truly a great way to teach allowing the students who need it to get a full understanding.”

Chad Johnson – Linux Administration – Evenings

“Mr. Johnson made the class very interesting and easy to learn. I enjoyed my time with Mr. Johnson and felt very comfortable coming to him with questions about the criteria.”

“Great instructor, Chad does an awesome job talking about and describing topics he teaches!”



Week of October 21, 2019

Matt Neilsen – Windows Administration 3 – Days (STL)

“Expert knowledge of materials with a real-world example.”

“Matt is a terrific instructor. He always gives you a chance to figure things out for yourself and provides help if you cannot. Letting his students troubleshoot their own problems provides great experience and enhances what can be learned.”

“I like techno music”

“The technology works for well, have not encountered difficulties”

“The training content was perfect and it was presented well.”

Chad Johnson – Linux Administration – Days

“Chad is a people person. He finds a way to relate to everyone and works with how they learn. I appreciate his professionalism and effort.”

“Chad was superb about teaching the class about Linux. He was able to help everyone get through an entirely new form of OS and had answers to just about every question that was raised.”

“Chad makes the course objectives easy to follow and even easier to learn. He takes the time to ensure that all students know what they are doing and encourages students who understand to help those who do not.”

“Great instructor who worked with anybody and everybody for as long as it took. I definitely kept a positive feeling in the room all the time and made sure everyone understood the content.”

“Chad does an outstanding job keeping students on task in a way that is nonconfrontational. He is also just a genuinely good person who is very knowledgeable and people enjoy learning from him.”

“The classroom has more than enough resources to allow all students to complete the required course objectives.”

Chuck Wieners – FSWD Project Presentations – Week 2 – Days

“Chuck has been really supportive (not that he isn’t otherwise), it’s defiantly been a big help with the pressure being so high this week.”

Frank Pflumm – Help Desk Fundamentals 2 – Days

“Really good at teaching the subject I really learned a lot”

“Great class. Thanks, Pflumm!”

“Pflumm is very passionate about his teaching. He will stop everything in the class to help one student as long as needed no matter what.”

“Instructor was great and very engaging. Very friendly and knowledgeable about the subjects he is teaching.”

“The instructor was very informative and helped me develop the skills needed in the field”

“I loved the Help Desk Lab and would have loved to see more of that.”

“Every opportunity I can think of has been made available to students.”

“Very easy-going and fun environment”

Chris Dunbar – Networking Fundamentals 2 – Evenings

“Very helpful, and relaxed while teaching. Great instructor!!”

“Gave real-world experience in relation to class material.”

“This is the second time I have sat this class. Chris’ teaching style made it much easier for me to understand the content, which is monstrous, he also has great delivery when teaching labs. He made everything far more easy to understand.”

“Very well inform. Good teacher. Nothing should changes.”

“Gave a lot of good examples of the topics that were covered in the book and made the book more interesting.”

“The jokes and subtle cracks made my day in this class. 10/10 would take again.”

“Instructor created a very fun learning environment.”

“I love this dude.”

“Broke most of the highly technical terms into laymen examples. Helps those of us who are not proficient in technical referencing.”

Week of October 21, 2019

Jenna Beckett (James Caldwell Co-Teach) – Front End Frameworks – Days

“Jenna: The pace at which we worked was great! Personally, I like a quick-moving learning environment. James: Great job taking on this new stuff!”

“Jenna did a very good job with us instructing. My main feedback is for James, and it mainly consists of my compliments to him for making it a fun week! To James: I can see you getting better at answering our questions each time we have had a class with you.”

“This feels like a great place to learn!”

“Honestly the two of you together worked so well and were able to cover each other’s information differences it was excellent.”

“I loved that we made a to-do app! Projects like that provide me with a much better understanding of how the technology works than smaller labs.”

Chris Dunbar – Windows System Administration 1 – Days

“Chris did a great job this week!”

“Chris again as an instructor has gone above and beyond required duties. He not only taught us the coursework but helped with other areas we needed assistance with that we have learned throughout the track.”

“Chris has a wealth of knowledge and it shows in his instruction during class.”

“he makes it fun to learn”

“Chris was a fun teacher and was really willing to help us”

“I really enjoyed having you as an instructor. Thank you for the mentoring session!”

“I think the classroom was a really good environment.”

Adam Jurotich – Networking Fundamentals 1 – Days (STL)

“cant really improve it.”

“Adam is an awesome instructor.”

“Very good job on the pace and starting with unknown concepts and explaining to them when they are used.”

Chris Nuckolls – C# Fundamentals Part 1 – Days

“My instructor was very helpful when it came to my roadblocks and describe things in a real-world experience that helped a lot to get a better understanding.”

“Presented information for first time developers great.”

“I like that during class, the teacher asked us how to solve a problem.”

“The change lab and array lab was where I got stuck but because of the labs and struggling through it I have a better understanding.”

Jon Lindley – DATA – Days (STL)

“He would always come back around and answer my questions.”

Eric Reid – DATA – Days

“Outstanding Instructor”

“Eric is a great teacher. I honestly believe that he knows what he is talking about, he answers every question people ask him, he was able to fix my code when it had an error and show me what he did to fix the code so that I would be able to fix it myself if it broke again and he provided answers for the labs/homework.”

“Good learning environment”

Jeff Overhaug – Security+ – Evenings

“Jeff is the best!!”

“Jeff has been the best instructor I’ve had in the track!”

“Best class of the track!”

Chuck Wieners – FSWD Project Week 2 – Evenings

“Chuck is a great instructor and knows how to get you to the answer without giving you the answer. He is easy to understand and his real-world examples correlate with the subject matter making it all fit together.”

“Chuck is the man!”

“awesome as always”