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University/College/High School Information Technology Instructor with more than 25 years of Educational Experience

Methodology

I base my teaching methodology on student’s ability to learn difficult technical information, retain and apply what they have learned, and archive career goals with success. I have helped many student’s start their careers in IT by passing certification exams in their desired fields.

Background

Instructing all subject matter of Computer Science courses for over 25 years, with 45 years of professional corporate business experience. Have instructed thousands of students at the High School, Undergraduate and Graduate level. Have instructed multiple career IT certification courses, CompTIA A+ and Network +, CISCO Essentials, CCNA, Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Power-Point, Oracle Database, PL/SQL.

Rates

Transportation Fee : $10
Rate for online lessons : $25/h
Lessons offered by Norval
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at his home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Basic computer
  • C
  • Computer programming
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Databases
  • SQL
Levels
  • All Levels

Norval's resume

Ivy Tech Community College 01/16/2017 to Current

Title: Adjunct Instructor in Information Technology
Title: Adjunct Instructor in Electronic Technology

Lectured and instructed the following college courses:

1. SDEV120-30A-A2-201630: Spring 2017:-30A-Computing Logic
2. EECT122-41A-A2-201630: Spring 2017:-41A-Digital Applications
3. ITSP135-30A-A2-201630: Spring/Summer/Fall 2017:-30A-Hardware/Software Support
(CompTIA A+ Certification)
4. DBMS 110 - 31A- 26784: Fall 2017 Database Design and Management - Hybrid (some online content)
5. DBMS 120 – 00A Spring 2018 Database Server Installation (Online course)

Valparaiso University 07/24/2015 to 12/15/2017
Title: Graduate Adjunct Instructor in Information Technology

ITT Technical Institute 03/24/2011 to 03/04/2016
Title: Chair - School of Information Technology 09/16/2013 to 03/04/2016
Interim Chair - School of Electronics Technology 03/15/2014 to 03/04/2016

Duties:
Hired and managed the instructional staff for both School of Information Technology, and School of Electronics Technology.

Managed the criteria content and supplies for both School of Information Technology, and School of Electronics Technology
Instructed courses in both School of Information Technology, and School of Electronics Technology.

Title: Adjunct Instructor in Information Technology 03/24/2011 to 09/16/2013
Electronic Technology
Software Development Technology
Network System Administration

Lectured and instructed the following college courses:
1. Introduction to C Programming
2. C++ Programming
3. Programming Logic and Design
4. Windows 7 Configuration/Microsoft Certificated Technology Specialist
5. Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration/Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist
6. Fundamentals of Information System Security
7. Telecommunication 1&2 (AM, FM, TDMA, CDMA, Digital Transmission)
8. AC/DC Electronics
9. Digital Electronics 1&2
10. Introduction to Microprocessor Programming
11. PLC Program Logic Controllers
12. Introduction to programming logic and problem solving
13. Introduction to Networking
14. IP Networking
15. Linux Development and Networking
16. CompTIA A+ Certification
17. CompTIA Network + Certification
18. Software Development
19. Introduction to Database Development SQL
20. XML, HTML, CSS, Java

CPS Chicago Public Schools 09/05/2005 to 06/15/2009
Title: Instructor in Computer, Information and Network Technology

Certifications:
Type 35 Provisional Vocational Certification in Business Systems Networking
& Telecommunications (10/08/2004 to 07/01/2014)
Type 39 Substitute-90 Days Teaching Certification (current) (8/19/2004 to 07/01/2012)
Passed ISBE (Illinois State Board of Education) Basic Skill Test (4/29/2006)
Passed ISBE (Illinois State Board of Education) State endorsement test in Computer Science (4/28/2007)
Passed ISBE (Illinois State Board of Education) State endorsement test in Business, Marketing and
Computer Education (6/15/2008)
PL/SQL Oracle Academy Certified Instructor (06/24/2011)
Passed CompTIA A+ Certifications 220-801, 220-802 (06/29/2016)

Lectured and instructed the following high school courses:
1. Introduction to Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook)
2. Introduction to Computer Information Systems
3. Introduction to Computer Fundamentals
4. CompTIA A+ Certification
5. CompTIA Network+ Certification
6. Cisco Network CCNA Certification
7. Web Design
8. Consumer Education
9. School Computer System Technical Coordinator

CCC Olive-Harvey College 09/05/1998 to 06/15/2005

Lectured and instructed the following college courses:
1. Database Modeling/Design
2. Introduction to Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook)
3. Introduction to Excel (Spreadsheets)
4. Advance Excel (Spreadsheets)
5. Introduction to Programming Logic
6. Introduction to Programming C++
7. Accounting
8. A+ Certification

AT&T /Lucent Technologies 09/11/1989 to 09/24/200
Title: MTS (Member of Technical Staff)

Last 7 Major Assignments:

1. April 2003 to September 2003: Project Manager UMTS Wireless
Duties involved the daily management of the Commercial UMTS UTRAN OA&M software deliveries from WatchMark external vendor.

The overall commercial project included over 1,500 personnel internationally. Including both internal and external vendor development and testing, which extended over four different countries, and had a budget over ~200M. All phased scheduled delivers were executed on time and within allowed budget restraints.

2. June 2002 to April 2003: Vendor Manager UMTS Wireless
Duties involved the daily management of Hardware and Software deliveries for the Commercial and Pre-Commercial UMTS PCMCIA Cards vendors (PCI, Option, Novatel and Qualcomm):
The overall commercial project included over 1,500 personnel internationally. Including both internal and external vendor development and testing, which extended over four different countries, and had a budget over ~200M. All phased scheduled delivers were executed on time and within allowed budget restraints.

3. September 2000 to June 2002: Vendor Manager UMTS Wireless
Duties involved the daily management of Hardware and Software deliveries for the Pre-Commercial UMTS 3G MSC switch from Telos Corporation:

The overall pre-commercial project included over 750 personnel internationally. Including both internal and external vendor development and testing, which extended over four different countries, and had a budget over ~75M! All phased scheduled delivers were executed on time and within allowed budget restraints.

Ran weekly project meetings between Lucent and all vendor parities to resolve technical issues, functional scheduled deliveries and MR resolution!
 Defined and executed initial level 1 acceptance criteria for all Hardware and Software deliveries
 Weekly status review of outstanding issues.
 Commitment dates for functional deliveries
 Complete record of all open and closed technical issues for Modification Request (MR’s)
 Forum to accurately track all open/close MR (modification request), bug fixes.
 Learn and transfer of knowledge of system installs from vendor to internal support.( XML configuration)
 Reduce vendor dependences for system configuration (capture physical data model design of backend Oracle database.)
 Transfer system knowledge for additional internal support
 Add additional support for development/acceptance level 2 and 3 testing

4. October 1999 to September 2000: System Engineering 7RE
Duties involved defining and writing requirement documentation for the OA&M functionality for 7RE system:

The overall commercial project included over 250 personnel nationally. Including both internal and external vendor development and testing, and had a budget over 100M!
 System Engineer responsible for OA&M requirements for retrofit of 7RE network system.

5. Team project leader to develop 5E front-end business system for (Lucent Technologies) 1998 to 1999:
 Lead System design Architect on project
 Lead System Engineer on project
 Lead Process Engineer on project
 Lead Design Engineer for data migration from existing system
 Managed 3rd party and internal development of project
 Conversion model from Ingress database system to Oracle
 Design and developed Oracle database to support requirements for new front-end business system
 Design of J2EE middle-tier end-to-system (system/software development

6. Team member in the conversion of 5E Project management system for Lucent Technologies: 1994 to 1998:

7. Team member in developing a 5E Project management system for Lucent Technologies: 1991 to 1994:
 Ingress Database administrative maintenance
 Reporting system SAS (Statistical Analysis System)
 Model and developed Data view and migration to Essbase (multidimensional database/ warehousing)

Other duties and job assignments from September 1989 to September 2003:
Software Developer = 12 yrs, Team Project Leader = 5 yrs, Process Analysis and Design = 12 yrs,
System Analysis and Design = 8 yrs, Documentation = 14 yrs, Programming = 14 yr
Database Analysis and Design (RDBMS ER Modeling (logical/physical)) = 17 yrs, System Engineering (System Requirements) = 7 yrs, Testing Hardware/Software/ System Configuration =10 yrs,
Report Generation = 20 yrs Training Instructor = 7 yrs, Vendor Management = 6 yrs, Project Management = 5 yrs

Exscribe/NCR (National Cash Register), Chicago, IL 06/20/1985 to 09/10/1989
Title: Senior Field Technical Engineer
Hardware Technician Service = 5 yrs Hardware Technical (Customer Support and Training) = 5 yrs Network installation = 6 months

Education:
Southern Illinois University Carbondale, IL Graduates Degree (2007 – currently attending)
Department of WED (Workforce Education and Development)
Major: Master of Science in Workforce Education (concentration in Business, Marketing and Computer Education) Member of Golden Key International Honor Society

DePaul University, Chicago, IL Graduates Degree (attended 1full year without degree)
Major: Computer Science (Information Systems) (Attended 1996 –1998)

DePaul University, Chicago, IL Bachelor of Science Degree
Major: Computer Science (Graduated 1995 with Honors)

Olive-Harvey College, Chicago, IL Associate of Applied Science Degree
Major: Business Data Processing (Graduated 1989 with Honors)

DeVry Institute of Technologies, Chicago, IL Associate of Applied Science Degree
Major: Electronics (Graduated 1985 with High Honors)

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