Educator Accepted as Microsoft Certified Training (MCT) Advisory Council Member
August 04, 2011
Brian Lockwood, Benchmark Learning's lead Developer and .NET educator was accepted as a member of Microsoft Learning's MCT Advisory Council. The council consists of Microsoft Certified Trainers from around the world and works with Microsoft Learning to provide feedback on a variety of initiatives. Brian is one of two MCTs representing North America.
More about Brian
Brian is an all-around talented Educator with a wide variety of skill sets primarily focusing on web-related technologies and trends. With over 15 years of experience in the industry, Brian has moved through the roles in the programming world from UI Designer to Architect. He is continually customizing his training to the goals and abilities of his students. In 2009, he was named one of the Top 10 instructors in the world by our previous franchisor, which consists of over 240 centers worldwide.
He has achieved his Microsoft Certified Professional Developer certification, in addition to his MCT, MCSE, MCP, MCTS and CSM certifications. In 2008, he was asked by Microsoft to write courseware for Silverlight, WPF, WCF, Workflow Foundation, Application Lifecycle Management and data access. This offering has been delivered both locally and remotely to universities around the country. In 2011, he was voted by members of an IT consortium to deliver a cloud computing course in North and South America.
Brian is also the Benchmark Learning team lead for career guiding. In this role, Brian provides guidance to educators on how to effectively communicate certification options, training and performance support resources to students when they finish a course. With this, Brian has provided feedback to partners such as Microsoft Learning on innovative ways effectively guide students in their careers.
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