The Webmaster Certificate Program at Austin Community
College has assembled an outstanding group of instructors and advisors
for the program. Currently they include:
Judy Cannon earned her B.S. in Computer Science from Southwest
Texas State University. She owns and operates AnsurWeb Services,
a Website Design, Hosting and CGI Programming company. Judy
is an experienced programmer and software trainer, and has
Embedded Postscript and OSF/MOTIF.
Rhodes believes that good design and accessibility can co-exist. After several years in the web design and development field, Rhodes became involved in accessibility - from that point on, the goal was to implement accessibility in as many projects as possible and spread the word that accessibility was an important component. Rhodes has been a participant in a number of AIR Austin events, AIR Interactive and has served as an Advisory Board member and trainer at Knowbility, an Austin based non-profit focusing on web accessibility. Rhodes has also had the opportunity to teach and train web accessibility techniques across the country in conferences and training courses. He is a Creative Director & Co-founder of Go9Media.com
Seán Gilkey has a BA in Linguistics from the University
of Washington in Seattle where he specialized in Computational
Linguistics and Syntax. He left graduate work at the University
of Texas in Austin to begin a career in applications and systems
programming. Currently a freelance web and desktop developer
using Java, Perl, C and C#, Seán is also a contract instructor
with the State of Texas. Seán runs four operating systems
on an old PowerPC Macintosh and keeps a pet iMac for company.
You can reach Seán at email@example.com.
Greg Hervey has been a freelance graphic designer since graduating from The University of Texas at Austin with a B.A. in Art in 1989. His design studio Mercury Graphics has provided print, web, and interactive design to clients including 3M, Adaptec, Compaq, Chili's, Exxon, Ford, Motorola, and Pepsi. He has provided customized training in Adobe software for Austin's major newspapers, ad agencies, high-tech companies, as well as the UT School of Law, McCombs School of Business, and St. Edward's University.
Greg developed and taught adult continuing education courses in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, Dreamweaver and QuarkXPress for U.T. Informal Classes from 1993-2010. He joined ACC's Webmaster Certificate Program in 1997, teaching Web Design & Usability, Photoshop, Flash, and Dreamweaver in the classroom and online. Greg has also taught credit classes in Web Design, Interface Design, and Intro to Multimedia for ACC's Visual Communications Department since 2005.
Greg brings years of real-world design experience to his classes, smoothing the learning curve with fun, relevant exercises, and plenty of twisted humor. If the Frappuccinos™ haven't killed him yet, Greg can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Diane Thorpe is a Certified Technical Trainer, a Microsoft
Certified Trainer, and a Microsoft Certified Solution Developer,
with over six years experience in training, developing and
implementing custom software solutions. Diane's expertise
is web-based application design. A Bachelor's Degree in
Social Sciences with graduate work in Cultural Anthropology,
provide her with a varied background from which to draw examples
that relate to technical concepts, facilitating student comprehension
and retention. Her devotion to the student, sensitivity to
student needs, and excellent organization and presentation
skills have contributed to her success in the classroom. You can contact Diane at email@example.com
Do you need a mentor for your Capstone
Portfolio? Ask any of these instructors: