State Fair Community College’s faculty Andy Hoos and Deaven Kaiser recently earned certifications in their areas of study. 

Hoos, Computer Networking/Administration program coordinator, has recently earned the Certified Information Systems Auditor certification (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certification, and the AZ-500 Microsoft Security Technologies certification (AZ-500). The CISA is the world-renowned standard of achievement for those who audit, control, monitor, and assess information technology and business systems.

The CISM certification is the globally accepted achievement for individuals who develop, build and manage enterprise information security programs. The AZ-500 evaluates skills in security components and configurations to protect identity, access, data, applications, and networks. He also holds a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), CompTIA A+ and Security+, and the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certifications.

Hoos has taught at SFCC for 12 years and received a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Information Systems from Campbell University, Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security from Central Methodist University, and a Master of Arts in Computer Information Systems and Resource Management from Webster University.

Visit www.sfccmo.edu/networking to learn more about SFCC’s Networking program.


Kaiser, a Computer Information Systems program instructor in his first year at SFCC, recently completed an Associate Certification course earning Apple's App Development with Swift Associate Certification via Certiport. Swift is a powerful and intuitive programming language for first-time coders and full-time developers. Certification recognizes foundational knowledge of Swift, Xcode and app development tools.

“The knowledge and skills that I have learned during the process of this certification program will allow me to grow my program,” said Kaiser. “With the addition of Swift, students taking the Computer Information Systems Programming degree track will not only learn the fundamentals of software development but also mobile. With the knowledge and skills that students will acquire in the future Apple development class, they will be able to create programs and apps that could even be published on the Apple App Store.”

Kaiser has earned Associate of Applied Science and Associate of Fine Arts degrees from SFCC, a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Arizona, and a Master of Education from University of Missouri. He worked seven years as a network technician at LammTech Resources and three years as the technology director for Smithton R-VI School District.

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In the photo: Andy Hoos, State Fair Community College’s Computer Networking/Administration program coordinator, has recently earned certification in CIS, CISM and AZ-500 Microsoft Security Technologies.  Deaven Kaiser, State Fair Community College’s Computer Information Systems program instructor, has recently earned Apple's App Development with Swift Associate Certification via Certiport. 

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