• Lakes Country's Cisco Regional Academies

    Welcome to our page for Cisco Regional Academies. We support 33 Regional Academies in seven states (see list at bottom). See Interactive Map of our territory (external link, Google map).

    Our CATC's Territory...
    Cisco Map
    Resources at the Academy Connection
    Go to http://cisco.netacad.net/ and login to the Instructor Home Page. AC Home Page
    • Subscribing to Academy Headlines by RSS
      Click the RSS icon in the Headlines area.
    • Subscribing to Email News
      Click My Profile at the very top of the page. Edit your profile and click YES for "I would like to receive informative emails about the Cisco Networking Academy program." Select topics of interest to you.
    • Finding Older Academy Headlines
      Click View All Headlines in the Headlines area.
    At the right side of the Instructor Home Page
    • Membership Directory- Find a person who has an Academy Connection account.
    • Academy & Class Locator- Find an Academy with a flexible search engine.
    • AC Tutorials- Tutorials on all aspects of using the Academy connection and administering your Academy’s functions. There are PDFs and VODs for most topics. A great place for beginners to start.
    • File Sharing- Class resources created by Instructors can be downloaded. The files are searchable by course and keyword.
    • Forums and Chat- Forums on many topics. Post a question and Instructors or a moderator will answer.
    • Support Desk- Fast, responsive support by using an Answer database, submitting a question, using live chat or calling directly at 888-327-1116.

    At the left side of the Instructor Home Page
    • Packet Tracer- Download Packet Tracer.
    •  Interactive Course Guides- Developed by Cisco Learning Institute in partnership with the networking Academy. Pages of pedagogical information especially useful for new Instructors. These complement the curricula.
    •  Academy Orientation- Required for an Instructor when they complete their first Instructor training. Self-paced pages and a VOD. Also useful as a reference for experienced Instructors.
    •  Academy Netspace- Many resources, competitions, map of Academies.
    Regional Academies Support by Lakes Country CATC

    Anoka-Ramsey Community College

    Coon Rapids, MN

    Applied Information Management Institute

    Omaha, NE

    Des Moines Area Community College

    Ankeny, IA

    Educational Service Unit 10

    Kearney, NE

    Fort Hays State University

    Hays, KS

    Gateway Technical College

    Elkhorn, WI

    Hawkeye Community College

    Waterloo, IA

    Information Enterprise Institute

    Hays, KS

    Inver Hills Community College

    Inver Grove Heights, MN

    Iowa Central Community College

    Fort Dodge, IA

    Kirkwood Community College

    Cedar Rapids, IA

    Lake Area Technical Institute

    Watertown, SD

    Lakes Country Service Cooperative

    Fergus Falls, MN

    Linn State Technical College

    Linn, MO

    Madison Area Technical College

    Madison, WI

    Metropolitan Community College

    Kansas City, MO

    Milwaukee Area Technical College

    Milwaukee, WI

    Mitchell Technical Institute

    Mitchell, SD

    North Iowa Area Community College

    Mason City, IA

    Northeast Iowa Community College

    Peosta, IA

    Scott Community College

    Davenport, IA

    SE Missouri State University

    Cape Girardeau, MO

    Southeast Technical Institute

    Sioux Falls, SD

    Southwest/West Central Service Cooperative

    Marshall, MN

    Southwest Plains Regional Service Center

    Sublette, KS

    St. Cloud Technical College

    St. Cloud, MN

    St. Louis Community College at Forest Park

    St. Louis, MO

    University of Central Missouri

    Warrensburg, MO

    University of Wisconsin - Stout

    Menomonie, WI

    Waukesha County Technical College

    Pewaukee, WI

    Western Dakota Technical Institute

    Rapid City, SD

    Western Iowa Tech Community College

    Sioux City, IA

    Western Nebraska Community College

    Scottsbluff, NE

    Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College

    Rice Lake, WI