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Main Department Number: 303.914.6430

Julie Schneider
Department Chair

Julie Schneider

Julie is a native of Colorado who originally studied mathematics at the University of Northern Colorado to become a high school math teacher. She was drawn into the Red Rocks community to teach Computer Science courses and has grown to love this field. She currently teaches C++, Java, C#, and .NET programming courses. She has created a partnership between Sun and Microsoft technologies. Julie is colorblind and was born with two teeth so she fits right in with the computer science crowd.


Peggy Burrus

Peggy Burrus

With more than 20 years of experience as a business and computer instructor, Peggy specializes in business technology and Microsoft Office applications courses. Windows, Word, Excel, Outlook, keyboarding, and office procedures are some of the areas she teaches. Peggy earned her BS in education from Oklahoma State University.


Candace Garrod

Candace Garrod

Candace's 37 years of experience in business/industry and academia include systems analysis, multimedia software development, Internet/Web development, and program design/development. At Red Rocks she teaches a variety of classes including: Gaming, JavaScript, Systems Analysis and Design, Introduction to Programming, Dreamweaver, Web Design and Concepts, Capstone, and PC Applications.


Dave Kriznar

Dave Kriznar

Dave has been an instructor at Red Rocks since 1987, having taught in the electronics department before joining the Computer Technology Department in 2000. He teaches Cisco, networking, and A+ classes and has certifications in electronics, robotics, CCNA, CCAI, and A+. Dave’s personal interests include creating art work in leather, steal, and wood. Also, he's known as the "Candy Man" to a group of daycare kids from the Red Rocks Children’s Center. Dave keeps the children supplied with quarters for the candy machines bringing smiles to their little faces.


Mary Jo Turner

Mary Jo Turner

A continual adjunct instructor since 1998, the many hours spent on campus every week make Mary Jo one of the most recognized people in the Department. She is a graduate of Hardin-Simmons University, and assists both faculty and students in Web design, HTML, website maintenance, and sometimes even in counted cross-stitch. She currently teaches our HTML course and substitutes occasionally for other instructors.


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