Iris began working with the Division in 2016. In her current role, she supports Towson University’s function as Maryland State Department of Education Affiliate University for IT Career Pathway programs. She supports Cisco Networking Academies statewide by providing them with access to the educational tools and material needed as well as information on current and practical technical solutions. Iris also manages and schedules training for new Cisco instructors and provides them with support and mentorship as they begin instruction.
Previously, Iris was a Cisco Networking Instructor and teacher at Baltimore County Public Schools. She also worked with Becton Dickinson as a senior software engineer.
Iris holds an M.S. in computer science from Loyola University Maryland. She is a Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT).
Iris has raised two responsible adults. She loves to travel and go to live concerts featuring smooth jazz and R&B.
What are two apps she can’t live without? For work–Google and Cisco; For play–Candy Crush and Pandora.