IT Academia Across the Pond
Since their inception, our CertMag.com discussion boards have benefited from regular commentary by a member named wagnerk who joined the forums in November 2005. He offers reliably good advice for fledgling IT professionals and informed opinions on other issues in the industry.
So, for our first Academic Connection feature, we reached out to wagnerk to learn what the college experience was like for such a seasoned IT pro.
Wagnerk is Ken Wagner, an IT network manager at a secondary school in the United Kingdom. He has a bachelors degree from University College Northampton; is certified in A+, Network+, Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST), Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE); and is an IC3 authorized instructor. There are more, but this is the main bulk of it, he said.
Wagner took night classes part time, a decision that came down to money he needed to work while pursuing his degree.
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