Manuel D. Rosa
Apple Macintosh 

Certified Technician
+ Certified
A+ Certified

Fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish (I used to be fluent in French but have forgotten most of it).

Software Knowledge:
Microsoft (Office2000, SMS, FrontPage, Access, Excel, Explorer, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint)
Adobe (PhotoShop, Illustrator, ImageReady, PageMaker, Acrobat Distiller, ATM)
Remedy, Timbuktu Pro, Corel Ventura 8, Visio Professional, Macromedia FreeHand, Netscape, Act 4.0, Cheyenne ArcServe, Apple QuickTime, Norton Utilities, AntiVirus, Symantec pcAnywhere, Eudora, WinZip, Aladdin Stuffit Expander, McAfee iMovie, VirusScan, Lotus Notes, Freelance, FTP software, RealPlayer, Adaptec Easy CD Creator, Virtual PC, Multimedia CD-ROM Pre-Mastering and standard System Utilities on both MAC and PC

Education and Certification

Oct. 2001 Studying for Windows2000 Server Exam and learning RedHat Linux 7.2
Oct. 2001 Earned CompTIA Network+ Professional Certification
Sept. 2001 Earned Microsoft Certified Professional Certification
Sept. 2001 Earned Apple Macintosh Service Technician Certification
June 2001 Windows 2000 Server training at Alphanumeric Systems, Inc.
Dec. 2000 Self-study of Windows 2000 Server and introduction to UNIX
July 2000 Earned CompTIA A+ Certification as PC Repair Technician
April 2000 Self-study geared towards CompTIA A+ certification
1998-1999 Various self-study books on NT Server 4.0, NT Workstation and Networking Essentials
Spring 1997 NCSU Course in Advanced Internet Homepage Creation and Microsoft Office components
1987-1988 BHCC Desktop Computer Courses at Bunker Hill College, Boston, Massachusetts
1981-1983 Associate Degree in Graphic Design and Visual Communications
1973-1979 American Public School System
1967-1973  Portuguese National School System

Other Skills, Hobbies and Interests
Excellent Research and Problem Solving Skills and Interests 
Boston Globe's Art Merit Award Recipient 1978
Published Poet, Drummer, Songwriter with radio airplay in Latin market
Latin Music Video Producer/Director, Working on Old Cars, Canoeing
Traveling to other countries and learning about other cultures and customs

USA Permanent Resident Alien

European Union Citizen

References Available Upon Request

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