Atlanta, GA, November 13, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- By the end of 2009, JoomlaTraining.com will have run over 100 Joomla training classes in locations from Alaska to Miami and from Los Angeles to London. Joomla is a powerful and award-winning content management system (CMS) built with Open Source technology.
Further extending its classroom training schedule, JoomlaTraining.com today announced that it is expanding to also provide Drupal and Wordpress training classes. Both Drupal and Wordpress are highly regarded content management system and are also Open Source.
As part of the growth a new website has been launched: OSTraining.com with the slogan "Open Source Training."
Four initial dates have been confirmed for each new CMS:
* Atlanta - December 7
* Washington D.C. - January 25
* New York - January 27
* Atlanta - March 30
* Atlanta - January 12
* New York - January 28
* Houston - February 2
* Atlanta - April 12
To help with that expansion, OS Training is welcoming six new teachers across North American and the United Kingdom:
Bo Astrup (Los Angeles): Bo's background ranges from Chief Technology Officer, over music production to IT training and consulting in both the private and government sector. Bo has involved with designing of content management systems since 1989 and is a partner in Collaborative Fusion Group, a Los Angeles based Joomla engineering firm.
Laura Gordon (New York): Laura has been in the IT industry for over 15 years with a background is in Training, Consulting and Databases, including MySql, Oracle and Sybase. She trained with Chubb Computer Services in web development and databases for their Corporate, Top Gun, and Institute Training Classes.
Rob Kowalski (Seattle): Rob is owner of Kowal Concepts, a sole proprietorship inspired after discovering the Joomla! CMS in 2007, now overlooking dozens of J! projects and scenarios, providing training, consulting, and template customizing.
JR Maroney (Washington D.C.): JR has been in the I.T. industry for over fifteen years, both as a programmer and I.T. manager. As Project Manager overseeing several multi-million dollar ERP system implementations for the Toyota Group, North America, he has a vast understanding of I.T. systems from conception through implementation.
Brian Teeman (United Kingdom): Brian was involved in publishing some of the largest multimedia CD-ROMS of the late 90's. In 2000 he helped to launch the first Linux ISP for the UK and was present at all the key steps in the life of Mambo and later co-founded Joomla and Open Source Matters Inc.
Bill Tomczak (Denver): Bill works as an independent programmer and database designer. He was introduced to Joomla in 2006, and is now focused almost entirely on writing custom extensions for Joomla. He works with a number of web designers, providing technical and engineering support and custom programming for them and their clients.