Instructor: Marcus Cook (Savannah Classes)
A native Savannahian, Marcus Cook is currently employed as a Network Engineer for the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System, where his primary responsibilities are implementing and maintaining Active Directory and district level applications. This includes maintaining the email system for the district, Office Communicator (Instant Messaging), SharePoint, and the Help Desk system. Early on, he served as a trainer, instructing and supporting staff on various lines of business applications from the student information system to procurement, payroll, and policy and procedures for the Board of Education.
Marcus Cook has been working in IT for over 12 years and have also been training users in the use of Computers and Microsoft Office applications for many years, conducting introductory, intermediate, and advanced classes in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.
HE began teaching Microsoft Office applications in the mid 1990’s for the Continuing Education Department at Armstrong Atlantic State University. Classes were conducted in the evenings and were open to the public. He has had the great fortune to meet and train many local residents over the years. The participants in the classes ranged from students getting ready for college, to secretaries, local business owners, realtors, attorneys, and teachers from our local public and private schools.
Participants in all of his classes have found a patient instructor, dedicated to making learning easy and enjoyable for all.
Instructor: Valerie Kasay (Statesboro Classes)
Valerie Kasay, MBA, MMIS is a Microsoft certified instructor with over twelve years of teaching experience at the technical college and university levels. Prior to teaching, she worked in data analytics and target marketing.