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My name is Barbara Andrews and I have 20+ years of IT experience teaching as an MCT: Windows Server, SQL Server, SharePoint Server, Business Intelligence, System Center Configuration Manager, Azure, Cloud Infrastructure, Office 365, and Hyper-V to name a few. I have taught about 6000+ working professional adults over my 20+ years
Qualifications
  • MBA
    University of La Verne
    Aug 1998 - Aug 2001 3 Year(s)
My Professional Background
  • Senior Technical Trainer
    CED Solutions
    Feb 2017 - Present 2 Year(s) and 4 Month(s)

    ? Teach online and on ground Microsoft Official Curriculum training courses to military and government working professionals using GoToTraining. ? Teach Windows Server, SQL, Reporting Services, Data Warehousing, Analysis Server, System Center, Virtualization, Cloud Infrastructure, CompTIA Cloud+ and Security+, Office 365, Windows Client and SharePoint. ? Consult clients on best practices and step by step design, deployment, monitoring, troubleshooting and maintenance of network, database, virtual machines, SharePoint, and System Center.
  • Principal Technical Trainer
    Ingram Micro
    May 2012 - Dec 2017 5 Year(s) and 7 Month(s)

    ? Taught online Microsoft Official Curriculum training courses, Google, Cisco and HPE to Ingram Micro clients worldwide using Webex and AdobeConnect ? Taught Microsoft products: Windows Server, SQL, Reporting Services, Data Warehousing, Analysis Server, System Center, Virtualization, Cloud Infrastructure, and SharePoint. ? Taught Google products: Sales, Google Admin and Google Apps ? Taught Cisco products: Sales/Technical Training for Cisco Select Small Business Market for Account Manager and Field Engineer Training. ? Taught HPE products: HPE Storage, Server, Cloud and Architect courses for reseller clients. ? Taught SalesForce Administration ? Taught Train the Trainer (TTT) for Fit Live Gamification platform ? Taught Acronis Backup ? Consulted clients on best practices and step by step design, deployment, monitoring, troubleshooting and maintenance of network, database, virtual machines, SharePoint, and System Center. ? Wrote and developed Google Sales, Google Admin and Google Apps Curriculum for three, eight hour online classes. ? Wrote and developed Cisco Sales training for two, eight hour online classes. ? Managed our backend Master Training Pricing Database and helped support our LMS ? Responsible for SQL Report writing on our LMS Kentico database ? Helped to manage our virtual data center servers and network
  • Principal Technical Trainer
    New Horizons Computer Learning
    Aug 1994 - May 2012 17 Year(s) and 9 Month(s)

    • Spearheaded the assessment, design and customization of training programs for the Air Force, UCI, CKE, OC Sanitation and various other companies looking to optimize their employees’ technology skills in the area of SharePoint, SQL Server, BI and T-SQL. • Taught and consulted over 6000 working professionals on over sixty different titles of Microsoft Official Curriculum. Courses taught focused on network operating systems (Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000, and Windows 2003), databases (SQL 7.0, 2000, 2005, 2008(R2)and SQL 2012), protocols (TCP/IP), Microsoft products ( ISA, IIS, Windows SharePoint Services 2.0/3.0, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2003/2007, SQL Reporting Services 2005/2008(R2), SQL Integration Services 2005/2008(R2) and SQL Analysis Server 2000/2005/2008(R2)), desktop applications (Excel, Word, Project, Access, Power Point, Outlook, InfoPath, QuickBooks, and Quicken to name a few) and operating systems (DOS, Windows 3.11, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows Vista). • Expanded New Horizons’ marketability and sales scope by designing and writing "Hands-on", "step by step" classroom training manuals for office applications including Peachtree, QuickBooks and SharePoint Services 3.0. • Reduced operating costs by designing, installing and configuring hardware and software for classes and helping to maintain the New Horizon’s SQL Server and SharePoint Servers. • Increased our bottom line by training our sales force to sell SQL Server and SharePoint training, spearheading profitable new learning tracks for unemployed workers and by providing technical sales expertise during sales calls. • Consulted working professionals and local companies on network, SQL, and SharePoint, focusing on design, implementation, best practices, backup, high availability, disaster recovery, data warehousing, business intelligence, optimization, security, monitoring and migrations.