Information Technology II

Michael Thao

Server Administrator
Network Engineer
Security Administrator
Desktop Administrator
Web Developer
District Technology Coordinator


Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) Server Infrastructure, Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing & Switching and CompTIA A+ Certified. Network Support Technical Certificte from Northcentral Technical College, Wausau, WI. Bachelors of Science in Web and Digital Media Development and Minor in Computer Information Systems from the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI.


Michael is the IT-Specialist II at Noble Academy since November 2012. He has 7 years of experience in Information Technology and 5 years in an education setting; Teacher Aide at the Wausau School District in conjuction with AmeriCorps, Web Developer for Noble Academy and Health First LLC, Computer A/V technician for the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, Computer Technician for Stevens Point Public School District, and Data Entry for Marathon County Finance Department.

Reason for working in Education:

Promoting lifetime learning is Michael's reason for working in an education setting. While teachers provide lessons for students to learn, Michael promotes the fusion of technology to these lessons and ensures an enhanced learning experience for all students.

Interesting Facts and Hobbies:

Married and has three beautiful children. Spends time learning new technology, fishing and biking. His long term goal is to complete his Masters in Information Technology.  His short term goals is to obtain his ITIL, Apple and Citrix certification. He is also a Greenbay Packers fan.