"I like keeping classes open and organic, and one of my primary goals in the course of the day is to provide a fun, relaxed environment where people feel free to ask questions. I try to cater every class to the participants, so that students leave with information they find useful."
Tom is a Microsoft and Adobe Certified computer applications educator with 20 years of professional experience, teaching both software and soft skills—his specialty is in Graphic Design and HTML programs. Tom delivers a wide variety of desktop application training, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Publisher. He specializes in the Adobe Creative Suite, which includes Photoshop, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Acrobat Pro, and also teaches courses in QuarkXpress, HTML (HyperText Markup Language), and CSS (Cascading Style Sheets). Prior to joining the New Horizons family in 2007, Tom acted as a Training Specialist for Fleet Bank, where he trained new and existing employees in company policy and procedure—specializing in both soft skills and technical training. Tom presented courses in sales customer service, computer proficiency, and business ethics, and ensured appropriateness of classroom training by consistent, regular visits to the work-place environment, where he also visited former students and their supervisors. Tom also served as the EMT Conversion Coach for Bank of America, where he was responsible for the systems conversion of eight branches. In addition to delivering training sessions, he served as a resource for associates engaged in independent study.
CREDENTIALS Adobe Certified Expert Microsoft Office Specialist
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