Faculty and Staff

Donna Schilling

Computer Science Program Director
Instructor of Computer Science
Office: FBTC campus, TC-140L
Phone: 1-800-561-9252 x6401
Email: dschilling@wcjc.edu
Faculty Website: http://facultyweb.wcjc.edu/DSchilling

Certificate, Cisco Router Networking, Wharton County Junior College 
AAS, Network Administration, Wharton County Junior College
BAAS, Computer Information Systems, University of Houston – Victoria

 

Christopher Bible

Instructor of Computer Science
Office: Richmond Campus, 140L
Phone: 1-800-561-9252 x1571
Email: biblec@wcjc.edu

BS, Digital Game Simulation, University of Houston - Victoria

 
Rebecca Brown
Instructor of Computer Science
Office: Richmond Campus, 140L
Phone: 1-800-561-9252 x1567
Email: rebeccab@wcjc.edu 

BS, Computer Science, Lamar University
MS, Information Technology , Florida Institute of Technology

Ms. Brown has over twenty years of professional experience and ten years of teaching experience. Her focus areas are programming logic, programming languages (Visual Basic, Java, html), software project management, and web page design.

 

Dariush  Darayan

Instructor of Computer Science
Office: Sugar Land campus, SU-223
Phone: 1-800-561-9252 x8565
Email: darayand@wcjc.edu 
Faculty Website: http://facultyweb.wcjc.edu/DarayanD/

BS, Electrical Engineering, University of Houston
MS, Electrical Engineering, Louisiana State University
Certifications: A+, Network+, CAN, MTA-Software Development Fundamentals

Mr. Darayan has over twenty years teaching experience and seven years professional experience. His focus areas are programming languages (C++, Java, Visual Basic, C#, Assembly), computer and networking hardware, Windows Server network administration, Windows client operating systems, and computer applications.

 

J. B. Groves III

Instructor of Computer Science
Office: FBTC campus, TC-140D
Phone: 1-800-561-9252 x1554
Email: jbgroves@wcjc.edu
Faculty Website: http://facultyweb.wcjc.edu/JBGroves

AA, General Studies, Wharton County Junior College
BS, Information Systems Technology, University of Houston
MS, Information Systems Technology, University of Houston

Microsoft Certifications: Microsoft Certified Professional, Microsoft Technology Associate in the following areas: Windows Server Administration, Windows Operating Systems, Security, Networking 
Electronics Technicians Association Certifications: Customer Service Specialist, Fiber Optic Technician, Fiber Optic Technician, Wireless Network Technician, Network Systems Technician, Network Systems Technician, Electronic Security Network Technician, Fiber Optic Installer – Outside Plant, Network Computer Technician, Computer Service Technician, Fiber Optics Installer
American Society for Training and Development and the International Society for Performance and Instruction:
Certified Training Professional

Mr. Groves has over twenty-five years professional experience and ten years teaching experience. His focus areas are computer and networking hardware, Windows Server network administration, Windows client operating systems, desktop support, fiber optics, robotics, and computer applications.

 

Stephen Lyford

Instructor of Computer Science
Office: Wharton Campus, Peace-106B
Phone: 1-800-561-9252 X6479
Email: lyfords@wcjc.edu
Faculty Website: http://facultyweb.wcjc.edu/SLyford

BS, Computer Science, Sam Houston State University
ME, Secondary Education - Computer Science, Sam Houston State University

Mr. Lyford has over ten years of professional experience and three years of teaching experience.

 

Amelia Maretka

Instructor of Computer Science
Office: Wharton campus, Peace-108B
Phone: 1-800-561-9252 x6333
Email: amaretka@wcjc.edu
Faculty Website: http://facultyweb.wcjc.edu/AMaretka

BS, Technical Education, University of Houston MS, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Houston ABD, Higher Education Administration, University of Houston


Certifications: ETA Certified Fiber Optic Installer, EC Council Certified Ethical Hacker v6, IC3, MOS: Word 2010, MOS: Excel 2010, MOS: PowerPoint 2010, MTA: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals, MTA: Security Fundamentals; MTA: Networking Fundamentals, TS: Windows Server 2008 R2, Server Virtualization

NISOD recipient 2010

 

Nora McCarthy, CPA

Instructor of Computer Science
Office: Wharton campus, Peace-102A
Phone: 1-800-561-9252 x6551
Email: noram@wcjc.edu
Faculty Website: http://facultyweb.wcjc.edu/NMcCarthy

BS, Accounting, University of Houston – Clear Lake
MS, Accounting, University of Houston – Clear Lake

Ms. McCarthy has over twenty years teaching experience and five years professional experience. Her focus areas are programming (Java), PC hardware, databases and computer applications.

 

Natalie Pittman

Instructor of Computer Science
Office: Richmond Campus, 140D
Phone: 1-800-561-9252 x1533
Email: pittmann@wcjc.edu

BS, Environmental Design, Texas A&M
MFA - Fine Arts, Texas A&M

 

David Woods

Instructor of Computer Science
Office: : Sugar Land Campus, RM-214B
Phone: 1-800-561-9252 x8507
Email: woodsd@wcjc.edu

B.S., Computer Engineering, University of Houston
MBA, University of Houston
Valid Texas Teaching Certificate, with GT and ESL endorsements

Mr. Woods has over twenty-five years of professional business experience.

 

Part-time Faculty

Connie Chong

Instructor of Computer Science
Email: chongc@wcjc.edu

MBA, California Polytechnic State University
MS, Computer Science, California Polytechnic State University

Certifications: PMP

Ms. Chong has over twenty years of professional experience and five years teaching experience. Her focus areas are project management, relational database management systems, software development, and computer applications.

  

Dr. Ken Granger

Part-Time Instructor of Computer Science 
Email: grangerk@wcjc.edu

AA, Business Administration, Harrisburg Area Community College
BS, Accounting, Penn State
MBA, E-Business, University of Phoenix
PhD, Organization and Management, Capella University 

Dr. Granger has over twenty years of professional experience and five years of teaching experience.

 

Russell Hill

Part-Time Instructor of Computer Science 
Email: hillr@wcjc.edu

AAS Network Administration - WCJC

Certificates: CCNP, CCDA, A+ Net+ CFOI, Adtran TSP - IPT, Adtran TSP - UC
Cisco Certified Small Business Engineer, Cisco Router Networking, Wharton County Junior College

10 Years Field Experience 1.5 Years Teaching

Focus: Consultation, Networking, Wireless, Servers, Workstations, Thin Clients, Virtual Environment, SANs, Troubleshooting, VoIP, & Security

 

Sharon Gregory

Instructor of Computer Science
Office: FBTC campus, TC-140L
Phone: 1-800-561-9252 x1571
Email: gregorys@wcjc.edu
Faculty Website:http://facultyweb.wcjc.edu/GregoryS/

BS, Computer Science, Stephen F. Austin State University
MS, Computer Science, Stephen F. Austin State University

Certifications: PMP

Ms. Gregory has over twenty-five years of professional experience and six years of teaching experience. She spent time in a variety of information technology roles in the oil & gas, educational publishing, heavy construction and insurance industries. Her areas of expertise and interest include: software analysis and design, data modeling, database design and IT project management.

 

Charlene Phillips

Part-Time Instructor of Computer Science 
Email: PhillipsC@wcjc.edu

BA, Math, University of Texas
MS, Instructional Technology, University of Houston – Clear Lake

Ms. Phillips has over thirty years of public school teaching experience and ten years of teaching experience at the collegiate level.

 

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