Michael Chambers - Canadian Valley Technology Center
THEN: A gifted young man uncertain about what direction to take. After graduating from the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics, Michael started college at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. Deciding to return home to Chickasha, he enrolled in the computer information systems course at CVTC where he
- Learned to diagnose, repair and maintain complex computer and network systems.
- Received his A+ certification, demonstrating competency as an entry-level computer technician, and Net+ certification for mid-level computer technicians.
- Earned 12 college credit hours.
NOW: Michael graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in information systems management. While a student he landed a job with OU’s IT department because of his certifications. A year later, Michael became an intern and was then hired by the NBA basketball team, the Oklahoma City Thunder. Working as manager of customer relationship management and database operations for three years, Michael was then recruited to be a systems analyst by Chesapeake Energy Corp. in Oklahoma City.