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COMPUTER MAINTENANCE & NETWORKING INSTRUCTOR
A native of St. Charles County, Ms. Hoernschemeyer (Ms. H) graduated from Francis Howell High School and Lindenwood University. Upon graduation from college, Ms. H embarked on a career of helping people effectively use and fix their computers and other technologies. Ms. H has over 30 years of experience repairing and maintaining computers and networks. She’s worked for small and big companies including SSM Healthcare where she taught and trained technicians how to use high-tech medical equipment. Discovering her enjoyment of teaching, Ms. H brought her passion, expertise, and experience to Lewis & Clark where she has been teaching since 2008. Since arriving here, she has earned her master’s degree in educational technology at the University of Central Missouri. Ms. H is also CompTIA A+ certified.
When she is not teaching (or helping friends and family with their computer issues), Ms. H. enjoys quilting, knitting, and reading as well as learning about new technology. She has one daughter who is in graduate school in Indianapolis.
“I enjoy teaching kids who love computers as much as I do. It’s rewarding to me to see the “I get it” moment when it all clicks.”
1 year program; 3 units of credit
This program is open to juniors and seniors who have an interest in computers and the Information Technology field. This class learns about computer operating systems, hardware, and basic networking. The class prepares you to take the CompTIA A+ exams; an IT technician certification.
Students who successfully complete this program will be able to work as an entry level help desk technician, a computer repair technician, or a computer support technician in all types of business and industry. This class also prepares you for future study in the hardware, operating systems or networking fields.
An interest in technology & computers, keyboarding skills and familiarity with Word & PowerPoint are essential.