Experience:  16 years teaching Comprehensive Technology Education, Computer Literacy, and Advanced Machine Tool Technology / Pre-Engineering.  20 years in the manufacturing industry.  3 years as First Lego League Robotics Competition Coach. 11 years as Yearbook Adviser.
Education / Credentials:  M.Ed., B.S., A.S. Keene State College
Other Interests:  Woodworking, Machining,
​Reading, Skiing, Sci-Fi movies.

Email: lmarcou@sau8.org

LISA MARCOU
​INSTRUCTOR

Computer Engineering (IT)

STUDENTS LEARN>>
Basic Electronics and Soldering, Networking Systems, Operating Systems, PC Hardware, Programming, Robotics, Troubleshooting

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES>>
Computer Technician, Help Desk Analyst, Network Administrator, PC Support Specialist, Programmer, Systems Analyst, PC Support Specialist
COLLEGE ALIGNMENT>>
MCC: ROBO211M Robotic Design
MCC: ADMT115M Engineering Print Reading
MCC: ADMT110M Manufacturing Processes
NHTI: IT213 Introduction to Web Programming

CERTIFICATIONS>>
CompTIA A+
Cisco CCENT
​CompTia Network+

RECENT DATA:
70% of students who took the test in 2013-2014 earned college credits through NHTI, 7 students earned one or two CompTIA 801 A+ Certifications in our first year of offering them (2014).
PARALLEL EXPECTATIONS>>
SUGGESTED PREREQUISITE COURSES: Algebra I & II, Basic computer class, full course load aligned to preparing for a 4-year college 
SUGGESTED SIMULTANEOUS COURSES: Computer Courses, Advanced Math Courses, Project Lead The Way or similar

In our Information Technology program you will:
  • Design, construct and maintain the systems that run the Internet.​
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot and solve complex hardware and operating system problems.
  • Operate powerful commercial-grade networks, routers, servers, firewalls and more.
  • Apply math and physics concepts as you program VEX robots to complete complex tasks.
  • Develop programs and scripts to run your own custom apps and games.
  • Utilize cyber security tactics to protect networks and servers from frequent attacks.
  • Discover how new technologies work to explore related college and career options.
  • Earn internationally recognized industry certificates to gain well-paying jobs while in college and beyond.