We pride ourselves in the fact that our clients appreciate the quality of our classes.
"I took an In-Design class at AcademyX, and followed it up with a private session with the instructor....and they were both extremely helpful. Both the staff at AcademyX and the instructor were professional and accommodating. I would highly recommend them for classroom and private one-on-one instruction."
- Sheri Forrest
I established my own business because of AcademyX and now I'm working with restaurants, dental offices, a hospital designing their web sites. When I came here I knew nothing about HTML, but now it works for me!
- Serge Santos, Annual Pass Holder
"AcademyX has a terrific mix of instructors, facilities, and technology to make the learning experience cost-effective and fun!"
- David Barry, Trust MLS
"[The instructor] is my new HERO! Thank you so much for helping me out - you went ABOVE and BEYOND the call of duty. I will definitely check out your site and see about taking that class. Thanks again!"
- F. Manners, Strategy M
"I wanted to send you a quick note to thank you again for your
wonderful Fundamentals of PHP class that I attended back in
November. Since then, I've been busy reworking our static website
into a dynamic one, based on MySQL and PHP.
I don't know if my training budget will handle it, but if so, I
plan to return for an advanced class if you're teaching it. Kudos
to you for taking time to address my particular concerns in class,
and making the entire experience fun.
- Karl Dandenell, Celera Diagnostics
"Training was excellent. We all absolutely loved [the instructor] - he
was very knowledgeable and personable. I was shocked how
everyone in the class was so motivated to learn and I think
[the instructor's] teaching style had a lot to do with it!"
- Becky Grosser, Digital Insight
"I enjoyed the Excel class. Your presentations were very informative and
EASY to comprehend. I'm glad the class was so small. It gave us all an
opportunity to ask questions and take advantage of more one-to-one
- Sandy Hedrick, Midwest Sign & Screen
"I was MORE than impressed
with [the HTML & Dreamweaver instructor's] knowledge of the material, of the field, and most importantly, her
ability to explain things in a clear manner. I've since told people about
AcademyX, and personally recommended [the instructor]. She is my new "web idol" (lol). I
don't know if this means anything other than a pat on her back, but I wanted
to let you know you've got an AMAZING instructor."
- Marcques Johnson, 6 month pass student
"Thank you for sponsoring an excellent course. It was fascinating,
interesting, extremely challenging, and completely worthwhile. I
definitely came away with a much clearer understanding of the subject
matter. Apache/PHP/MySql is extremely complex and I can now see that
it will be a long road to mastering these tools. I can't think
of a better or more thorough introduction to set one off on that journey than the
class we just completed."
- Stephen Gonzales, Webmaster, the Gladstone Institute
"I found the class very helpful. [The instructor] is extremely
knowledgeable on the subject, patient and helpful. She
tailored the class to her audience and shared much of her own
code solutions which represents years of experience.
I would recommend this class to anyone."
- Marlene Waite, Lawrence Livermore National Lab
"I took your
PHP/MySQL/Apache course last week. I was
very pleased with the course. [The instructor] quickly determined
our knowledge levels and then geared the course to them so
that we didn't spend time on things we already knew.
Instead she introduced new tools and methods, and focused
on areas which we were weak in. I am the Systems
Administrator here at the MBL and so have to deal on a
server level with PHP/MySQL/Apache. [The instructor] answered all
my questions - she's great! I came away from the course
with knowledge of tools that will make my job much easier
and with a good understanding of PHP and integrating with
MySQL. I have already started to implement some of the
changes. I have recommended to others here that they take
the course with Lauren, and that we look into other
courses that you offer."
- Pam Fournier, Marine Biological Laboratory
"So far this [Dreamweaver class] is as good a class as I've been to, and I've been to a lot.
- Craig Stevenson, Potlatch Corp.
"Thank you so much for setting up the special course in ASP.NET during
the Christmas holidays as well as the follow up course in ASP.NET 2.0 using
C# with VISUAL STUDIO 2005. I was very pleasantly surprised to have a
superior course taught by a superior instructor. You definitely provide
the highest quality computer training in the world."
- Yvonne Rubio, Lockheed Martin Enterprise Information Systems
"The Java Fundamentals class from AcademyX has really helped me advance
my career as a Content Engineer. The lessons learned in class were directly
applicable to my work environment and I was immediately able to use what I learned.
I highly recommend this class for anyone looking to get into Java/JSP quickly."
- Chris Colinsky, Macy's
"I just wanted to let you know that it was great learning from you during
the course, and thanks for teaching us all your secrets...
I've been playing around with some Flash stuff and working on my agency's new site."
- Harris Rashid, Web Designer Program graduate
"You guys were integral to my understanding of web design and the language behind it.
I'm going to be building the online magazine for the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
and can't wait to use this."
- Alana Levinson, Smithsonian
"I find the classes at Academy X [to] be comprehensive and the trainers are highly
talented, are responsive to their trainees' needs, so no one is left behind, without
losing momentum. I intend to continue taking classes with you, and may even decide
to enroll in an entire course of study... Thanks so much to you and your
team for the excellent job they do. I will sing your praises to all my colleagues"
- Alice Luchau, Kaiser Permanente
"The Perl instructor really knew his stuff and was a good teacher.
It was a good class and even though I struggled with it a bit, the guys all got a lot
out of it."
- Jill Williams, Affinity Web Hosting
"The class really helped get
my butt in gear. I learned a lot, and I hope to use my new
web design skills more. My friend is planning a wedding, so
I'm going to help her out with a web site. We'll
see what the future holds... hopefully my dream job will
include some web design."
- Katrina Firenze, Web Designer Program graduate
"The class was perfect and has launched me into a whole need career.
Being in the high-tech industry for over 28 years, I am finding a new passion in the
web design world and this has open several doors for me. You have covered
the most important software programs and topics in very intense but useful classes with
very qualified and experienced instructors who kept our interest in a comfortable and
professional environment. I would highly recommend the web design program to anybody who wants to
expand their knowledge base into the web industry."
- John Campos, Web Designer Program graduate
"Thanks very much for spending the day with me yesterday teaching Perl. I
enjoyed our class and learned a lot of great technical knowledge as well as
perspective on programming. I'll recommend your classes to people here at
work. The things you taught me will help me greatly in my job here at Ofoto
- Armen Alexanian, Ofoto
"I also wanted to briefly let everyone at AcademyX know how much I enjoyed
the ASP course series. The course series was thorough and challenging. [The instructor] is
extremely knowledgeable and made the course series quite enjoyable. He delivered
the course activities in a way that not only taught you the concepts, but made
them applicable to real-world situations."
- Kevin Reed, Memphis City Schools
"I wanted to write a note to you to let you know how impressed I was,
once again, by the quality of staff that you have at AcademyX. [The instructor]
was thoroughly knowledgeable in PHP and MySQL. Every question raised
was answered clearly, in a way that revealed his impressive experience
in the subject. He also displayed a genuine concern that everyone in
the class (despite our differing experience levels) understood all the
material. This involved a staggering amount of running around the room
for three days and constantly checking in on everyone's progress. But
neither his energy nor his knowledge ever failed him. I learned the
answers to questions that I haven't found anywhere else."
- Ted Walther, 6 month pass student
"Thank-you so much for the extra help. It [PHP Intro] was one
of the best classes I've ever taken!"
- Willis Cook, Sybase
"The [ASP.Net] workshops were great--just what we needed. The instructor was excellent!!! Many thanks."
- Brian Shafer, Haas Berkeley School of Business
"Thanks again for the [ASP.Net] class, it was really informative and the timing was perfect! "
- Tricia McGillis, StrongTie
"I really enjoyed your Photoshop class last week. It's really made me want to go more into design."
- Janice Singh, 6 month pass student
"I just wanted to thank you for your extraordinary teaching and
conversation over the last two weeks. AcademyX is lucky to have you,
and I feel lucky that I got to spend some time with you. The
combination of a detailed knowledge of a subject and the ability to
explain it is very rare, and really wonderful."
- T.W., 6 month pass student
"Thanks for the informative and well-planned lecture on careers in the
web. I'm sure it will help me as I look to build my web design and
- Sheila Wood, Short Bird Studios
"The class on Search Engine Optimization was excellent! I learned many
subtle but important aspects to include on our web site and the teacher was
quite knowledgeable and generous with his insight. It was a superb investment
and we’ve already started implementing several of his recommendations."
- Rick O'Herron, AmberPoint, Inc.
"[The Java instructor] was a great teacher. He used excellent judgment on when to stay on
the curriculum and when to veer off. His occasional anecdotes made what could be a very dry
topic exciting ... He has a knack for relating the "topic at hand" to real world examples.
I read all the way home on the plane and felt like I was finally understanding the concepts.
Very much worth the time and money."
- Bob Howell, Provident Bank
"Did I mention that I LOVE [the web design program instructor]?
Thanks again for offering the web design series. It was a great introduction to the world of the web!
I'm really enjoying the classes so far."
- Mike Pfeffer, Target
"Academy X offered easily one of the best training courses I had
ever taken. The worked at a perfect pace and implemented a very
effective traning style that helped me not only learn new
information, but retain it as well. I would highly recommend this
- Don Ho, CSPA
"Thanks for a great class. You are a great teacher. I
really feel like I got to understand the logic behind
the code... :-)"
- Christopher Robinson, Personal Trainer
"We have made a lot of
progress on our java based consumer software application since
completing your Java fundamentals class. In fact, we are just testing the product activation
feature that you helped design during your class! It is working very
well. The product versioning you recommended is also in place. So the
java class is already paying dividends. Not only will our product be
more user friendly, our business is now a lot more scalable - never
expected to get that much out of a Java fundamentals class!"
- Ted Kasten, Entrepreneur
"Thanks for accommodating me in yesterday's Perl
Intermediate class. I really enjoyed the class and wanted to give you
the feedback. I learnt a lot and hopefully I can build upon this
knowledge for the 2nd part of Perl Intermediate class as well as the
Perl Advanced class."
- Neeraj Sethi, ABM Electronic Services
"I was VERY surprised how much I learned at the HTML/CSS
class. [The instructor] really taught an old dog a few new tricks!
I am looking forward to taking the advanced CSS class."
- Mark Edwards, contractor
"Thanks! I am so happy about my new job. You are a GREAT instructor... and I hope I can start back soon."
- Rachel Garcia, Game Eagle
"I just wanted to thank you once again to the HTML Into class. I found it to
be very informative and useful. I consider my computer literacy to be
improved by around 15% thanks to you. Knowing the source behind a web page really
opens things up. I will not only be using what I learned in the Intro HTML class
on the job but also for my personal projects as well."
- Ethan Merrit, Lexicon-Branding
"I just took the XML classes from you this week. I just wanted to say
thank you for teaching the class. You are a great instructor. The class ran
at a good pace, the material flowed well and the examples were helpful. I
ran out of class yesterday before mentioning this to you. So, thanks again."
- Susan Andrews, UC Berkeley
"I took your Intro to Dreamweaver class last Wednesday. I just wanted to let you
know how organized I thought you were. Your presentation was well thought out.
I have tried to explain things to a group of people before. Before I knew it, I
was off on some tangent explaining something else. Your class had students that
were on many levels. We all left the class knowing we had learned something.
Congratulations and thanks,"
- Bill F. Masters, League of Volunteers
"I came away from the class with many real-life
examples to start using right away. The instructor was
thorough and explained everything in
easy-to-understand terms. I will be more efficient and
more marketable because of this training. I wish I had
taken this class years ago!"
- Kelli Sussman, Consistent Image Web Design
"I took the Dreamweaver Intro class. It was really, really good.
I think best one-day class I ever took, and you can quote me on that.
I went away the next day and put up a web site."
- Nicolette Toussaint, Lightbridge TV Productions
"Thank you again for your flexibility today. [The instructor] was extremely helpful
today with multiple items, and we will certainly keep you in mind as a
- Jane Pak, Canadian Consulate
"With your instruction I was finally able to figure out my problem... We are now on track (at least I hope so) and I greatly appreciate your help. [The instructor] is so knowledgeable and completely goes out of her way to help us troubleshoot. And she assists us without making us feel incompetent. It has been a "life saver" to take Academy X classes; we can't wait to learn more."
- Eileen Illia-Birk, California Interscholastic Federation
"I got good feedback [from our employees] about your course, and we may want to come back for more! Many Thanks!"
- Debra Wolfe, Zip2.com
"AcademyX is our number one choice for training."
- Sheryl Guillory, Nanosys
"Again, I would like to say the class was a great springboard into the PHP/MySQL world of web programming, etc. I really learned a lot."
- Jim Marchetti, Pacific Tides Design
"I really enjoyed the Fast Track HTML class I took. I am interested in taking the
intermediate HTML class. I enjoyed learning from [the instructor] and walked away with lots 'o info. Keep me posted."
- Shannon Stevens, Independent Contractor
"Just wanted to thank you once again for the intro to PHP. I found it to be
very informative and useful and I really enjoyed your class. I have more
understanding about PHP after taking your two days class.
The instructor for PHP class was extremely helpful with multiple items, and
we will certainly keep you in mind as a future resource!. I will certainly
tell others about your courses and programs offered.
- Hengameh Alikashani, Comcast
"I have not had a spare moment to mess with the new web page to come, but I can
assure you that I learned a lot! A friend of mine is going to take the
flash class in Jan. and I referred another friend who might pick up a class or
- Alissa P., Independent Contractor
"Thanks again. You did a great job; [the instructor] was very helpful and
knowledgeable. I will certainly tell others about your
courses and programs offered."
- Julie DeYoung, iSyndicate
"I just wanted to say thanks for the Inter. HTML class. I REALLY enjoyed it
and the teacher was great. I'd been fumbling through HTML coding for sometime, making webpages,
absorbing coding knowledge here and there. One day at Academy X could have
saved me a lot of time. The teaching is exceptional!"
- Geoff Fleming, Craig's List
"At AcademyX, clear overviews, open discussion, and practical exercises
saved me time in learning what DHTML, CSS, and XML can and can't do for Web
- Jill Shermer, Independent Contractor
"Thanks again for the class! It was extremely helpful/challenging and [the instructor]
was a great teacher! I'll be working on my tables for the next year or so (just kidding).
Seriously, thanks again!"
- Bryan Goski, Craig's List
"I found the class very useful, and I am using some of the software that you provided me with.
[Now] I am a full-time web marketer at a local real estate/property management company so i
basically "sell with html."
- Scott Upper, American Marketing Systems
I took XML training at Academy X last spring, and was very pleased
with the thorough hands-on training. I was fortunate to have an
instructor who took the time to ensure I understood each lesson before
we moved ahead, and was given a comprehensive training. The classes
are really small and personal. My instructor really knew what she
was teaching, and I felt that I absorbed a lot of it. :) ... They're
eager to work with us here at Chiron and are willing to customize
classes or come on site to do training as well."
- Julie Nelson, Chiron
"I believe your ASP training will become quite beneficial to Jenny and me in the (near) future! We appreciate all that was offered in the class and look forward to letting you know how we're able to apply it!"
- Brent Yager, ATT Wireless
- Tze-Chiu Lei, American President Lines
"I really liked your school [and the instructor]. I think your classes are easy to follow and I like your teaching techniques."
- Rachel Garcia
"PS - You were an awesome teacher. With the background you gave me I've been able to breeze through my Unix/c program!"
- Karen Katz
"You did a great job, thanks a lot. I used to be a trainer myself, so I know a good one when I see one!"
- Jerry Ridge, Entrepreneur
"The course was excellent today... I really enjoyed [the instructor's] intro course which was absolutely NOT too simplistic - it helped fill out many details that I'd lived without but now it's nice to know...your product is EXCELLENT...even the small number of courses i go to go on were excellent - [the instructor] does a great job."
- Glynn Evans, Independent Contractor
"Once again, I am really pleased that I was able to get my site up so quickly after taking the Academy X classes."
- Jeff Falls, Entrepreneur
"You were right about [the instructor] - she was great. Patient, thorough, nice. I am totally looking forward to the next class."
- Lou Avakian
"I really enjoyed the beginning HTML class I took with you guys!"
- Trisha Pritikin
"I had tried to start learning Dreamweaver MX on my own, but without any luck. After taking the two classes I feel that I am ready to get out there and start making my web pages. The classes were excellent!!! Thanks again!"
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