October 15th Slide Overview Fall Kickoff Meeting

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Academy Support Center
Instructor Training Center
Academy Update
October 15, 2014
David Kotfila, Bernadette O’Brien, Marie Zwickert
RPI-Schenectady
Academy Update - Agenda
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Introductions
Atrion
Professional Development
Conference
Summer Training
CCNP update
CCNA and High Schools Grant
Discussion - Successes & Challenges with the new
curriculum
Marie Zwickert – Cisco Update
Equipment
Netspace
Questions
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Introductions
RPI-Schenectady ASC ITC
David Kotfila - RPI
Bernadette O’Brien – Schenectady
Marie Zwickert – Cisco Networking
Academy
Instructor Trainers
Karen Woodard, Michael Knichel,
John Rullan, Robert Cannistra,
Arnold Ramsaran, Aaron Conn, John
Mowry
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Atrion
Patrick Halpin, Talent Recruiter
Jamie Boughman, Learning & Org. Development
Manager
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Professional Development
 Focus on new topics in the curriculum
 November 4th IPv6 3:30 pm
 November 19th NetSpace 3:30 pm
 Delivered via WEBEX. Headset needed for best
participation
 Registration for all classes at
http://www.cs.rpi.edu//~kotfid/PD/
Additional PDs offered starting in January.
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RPI-Schenectady Conference June 29-30, 2015
 RPI Campus, Troy, NY
 Cost: $125--includes breakfast and lunch both
days and instructor appreciation event .
 Technical topics include: CCNA and IT
Essentials Labs, Multi-area OSPF, IPv6 ,
EtherChannel, Security, ACLs, Updates from
Cisco, Best Practices, and much more...
 Hotel: Hilton Garden Inn, Troy, NY
 SAVE THE DATE!
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Conference Questions?
 Registration Site will be available early in 2015
 Questions?
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Summer Training 2015
 IT Essentials July 6 – 10
 CCNA Security July 6 – 10 (FREE)
 CCNA 1 Introduction to Networks July 13 - 17
 CCNA 2 Routing and Switching Essentials July 20 – 24
 CCNA 3 Scaling Networks July 27 – 31
 CCNA 4 Connecting Networks August 3 - 7
 CCNA Virtual Boot Camp August 3 – 7 (FREE)
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Free Summer 2015 Instructor Camps
 CCNA Virtual instructor boot camp for those who want to
pass the cert exam (or enhance their skills and interact with
other instructors) Discount vouchers for CCENT and CCNA for
participants.
 CCNA Security instructor class at RPI. The class will be taught
by Michael Knichel.
 Trained instructors may attend any new instructor class to
retool on the new curriculum.
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Feedback about Instructor Camps?
 What do you want?
 How can we meet your needs?
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CCNP Update
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CCNP Update - For detailed info:
http://www.cisco.com/web/learning/certifications/professional/ccnp/ind
ex.html
Cisco Press: Books out in January. eBooks may?
be out several weeks earlier.
From one of the authors: Core protocols are not
changing. Details around the edges make up the
new content.
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CCNA in High School Project
 Create a blueprint for high school success-Intro to
Networks
 Streamline course— emphasize material that is
essential for CCENT
 Collect best practices
 Develop a recommended course flow and timing
 List required and optional Labs and Activities
 Incorporate into a NetSpace course that can be copied
by all high school instructors.
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CCNA in High School
 Discussion - Those of you who are working with the
new curriculum, this is an opportunity for you to tell us
what you are seeing.
 What are your successes?
 What are your challenges?
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Marie Zwickert
Cisco Networking Academy
Business Development Manager
Global Engagement Organization
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Equipment
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Equipment
Example: 12 1841 routers running IOS 15.x and 12
2960 switches for a total of $3000.
24 networking devices for $3000!
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NetSpace
Importance of using NetSpace
 Concluding a Course.
 Where are the course resources?
 Where are the community downloads?
 Marketing Toolkit
 Equipment information – sign up for Academy
Maintenance Program
 Netacad Advantage
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Packet Tracer Assessment Questions
 The newest version of Java -Java 8 is not yet
supported by the PT assesments.
 Java 7 can be downloaded here
http://www.java.com/en/download/manual_java7.jsp
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Questions?
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Corporate Partners
 Atrion
http://www.atrion.net/careers/
 Red River http://www.redriver.com/
 Core BTS http://www.corebts.com/splash/
 Nfrastructure http://www.nfrastructure.com/
 Annese & Associates http://www.annese.com/
 CloudSmartz http://www.cloudsmartz.com
 Custom Computers http://www.customonline.com/
 These companies cannot hire enough qualified individuals!
 Help you with internships, co-ops, career days
 Possible source of used/new equipment
 Take a corporate partner to lunch
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Contact Us
 David Kotfila
[email protected]
 Bernadette O’Brien
[email protected]
 Marie Zwickert
[email protected]
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