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Mr. Philip Crawford
COMPUTER MAINTENANCE & NETWORKING INSTRUCTOR
Mr. Crawford became the instructor of the Computer Maintenance & Networking program in 2020. Prior to arriving at Lewis & Clark, he served several years as a technology/instructional support specialist in various schools. Most recently, he split his time as both a technology integration specialist and as a computer science teacher at Ursuline Academy, an all-girls Catholic high school in Oakland, Missouri. He is a graduate of both Webster University (B.A.) and Lindenwood University (M.A.).
In his spare time, he enjoys watching, playing, and coaching basketball. For several years, “Coach” Crawford has been involved in the Fort Zumwalt East high school and feeder team basketball programs. He is married with four children.
“My favorite part about work at L&C is the atmosphere. The people here are all experts in their fields. It’s great to be around people who love what they do and enjoy passing on that knowledge to future generations.”
1 year program; 3 units of credit
This program is open to juniors and seniors who have an interest in computers and the Information Technology field. This class learns about computer operating systems, hardware, and basic networking. The class prepares you to take the CompTIA A+ exams; an IT technician certification.
Students who successfully complete this program will be able to work as an entry level help desk technician, a computer repair technician, or a computer support technician in all types of business and industry. This class also prepares you for future study in the hardware, operating systems or networking fields.
An interest in technology & computers, keyboarding skills and familiarity with Word & PowerPoint are essential.
This program has an articulation agreement with St. Charles Community College.
This class may be taken as a 4 hour dual credit class with State Technical College of Missouri. Separate admissions criteria apply. Credit is transferrable to many other MIssouri colleges and universities including Missouir S&T, SEMO, and Missouri State University. Consult a Lewis & Clark Career Center Counselor for more information.