Cisco Networking Academy names Chris George Expert Level Instructor

Amarillo College is pleased to announce that Chris George, instructor of computer information systems and cybersecurity at Amarillo College, has received the Instructor Excellence Award from the Cisco Networking Academy.

The award recognizes George as an “Expert Level Instructor” and for being ranked “among the top 10 percent of instructors globally in student feedback and performance.”

“As a result of your accomplishments and contributions to Cisco Networking Academy, we’re pleased to announce that you are being recognized as an Expert Level Instructor,” Laura Quintana, the academy’s vice president and general manager, proclaimed in notifying George of the accolade.

The Networking Academy began in 1997 with 64 schools and has grown to become one of the "world's largest classrooms" with 10,000 academies in 165 countries, and nearly 4 million students having participated in the program to date. Cisco certification in cybersecurity, networking and more empowers people to make the most of career opportunities in today’s sophisticated networking environment.

George has delivered Cisco Networking Academy instruction to AC students over the past 10 years.

“It is an honor to have been recognized globally, not only for myself but also for Amarillo College and our students in the Networking/Cyber Security program,” George said.

“This recognition is a validation of AC’s commitment to providing students access to cutting-edge technology, expertise in networking and IT, and preparing them to be successful in their careers.”