The field of Information Technology lends itself to be a part of many activities. These can range from professional development to certifications to presentations on a particular topic. Some of these things have been mentioned throughout this portfolio. Several more are listed below.
Over the last 9 years at Ivy Tech, I have had the opportunity to participate as a speaker at national seminars, participate in nation-wide curriculum input for both the computer science and cybersecurity topic areas, and reviewed textbooks. You can see my name highlighted on page 6 of one of the textbooks I reviewed at the link on the left.
Schmelz, P. (2012). Data Security – What You Need to Know. Presented at the International Association of Administrative Professionals Indiana Division Professional Education Conference, Columbus, IN. See press release about this at the link to the left.
Schmelz, P (2012). How to create an Information Security program at a two year college. Presented at the Cengage Computing Conference, San Antonio, TX.
Schmelz, P & Worden, W. (2015). Raspberry Pi lab, Presented at the Cengage Computing Conference, Phoenix, AZ.
The photo shows Bill Worden,
a colleague of mine from the
Bloomington campus, and me
getting ready for our joint
Raspberry Pi lab at the Cengage
Schmelz, P (2016). Protecting your Personal Information. Presented at TriWIC conference, Cincinnati, OH
Schmelz, P (2019). Immersive Education: Accelerating the availability of cybersecurity workers to the workforce. Presented at Cengage Computing Experience, Redmond, WA
Schmelz, P (2019). Immersive Education: Accelerating the availability of cybersecurity workers to the workforce. Presented at Community College Cyber Summit, Bossier, LA