Friends of IBEA

Justin Barker and Michael Groscost from Certiport, a Pearson VUE Business, are regulars at IBEA’s conferences. In addition to hosting a booth, they donate a door prize. Both Justin and Michael typically present workshops as well. While at the conference, they also provide laptops for a computer lab along with a support person so IBEA members can complete FREE Certiport testing.

L to R: Justin Barker, Certiport and Christie Hovey 2017-18 IBEA President

Justin manages Microsoft Office Specialist, Microsoft Technology Associate, IC3, Adobe Certified Associate, Autodesk Certified User, QuickBooks Certified User, and HP ATA certifications for the academic K-12 market in Illinois and Iowa.

Michael offers training, curriculum and industry certifications for Microsoft, Adobe, Autodesk, QuickBooks, Microsoft Technology, ToonBoom, IC3, Entrepreneurship, and Small Business and works with education administrators, instructors and business owners in post-secondary schools, higher education, government workforce development, and corporations.

L to R: Corinne Hoisington and IBEA 2nd Vice President Kathleen Daugherty

Corinne Hoisington is a full-time Administrative System Technology professor at Central Virginia Community College with over 25 years of teaching experience, a computer software consultant, and a keynote speaker. Corinne’s involvement with IBEA’s annual conferences over the past 10 years has been as a luncheon’s speaker and as presenter for multiple workshops. Her sessions always fill up quickly as her topics are always cutting-edge technological advances. Her expertise earned her the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional Award in Technology. In addition, Corinne has authored over 30 technology-related textbooks with Cengage Learning. Although Corinne travels over 200,000 miles a year delivering keynote addresses and sharing her knowledge in over 70 cities worldwide, she has always found time for IBEA. Thank you, Corinne for your continued support of the IBEA.