Professor Floyd Jay Winters



  • Harvard Graduate School, one semester sabbatical
  • Ed.S. in Computer Applications - Nova Southeastern University
  • M.S. in Computer Education - Nova Southeastern University
  • B.A. in Political Science - Rutgers University, New Brunswick


Computer Science Professor
State College of Florida, Bradenton, FL (1986 to present)
Taught: Web Development, Distance Learning classes,
Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint.
Visual Basic Programming, Cisco, Networking,
Windows, Computer Troubleshooting and Repair.

Former Owner Bimini Bay Sailing, small sailboat instruction 2021-2023

Winters Computer Systems, Bradenton, FL (1986-present)
Computer consulting, Website Development, troubleshooting
Affordable website design; guaranteed to meet deadlines
Microsoft Access design and development

Computer Centre, Bradenton, FL (1983 to 1985)
Store Manager after being Lead Service Technician

Trumbull County Joint Vocational School, Warren, OH (1981 to 1983)
Taught Business and Computer Courses

Kent State University, Warren, OH (1983)
Taught 3 graduate level computer courses for teachers


Happiness: Inspirational Thoughts, Quotes, and Anecdotes (149 pages) 2023
♦ Humorous Animal Shaggy Dog Stories (79 pages) 2022  
♦ Learn Sailing Fun and Easy (as eBook, Paperback, or PDF via PayPal)
  170 pages, 200 photos, Memory Tips and Water Riddles 2020
♦ Slightly Scary Short Stories (220 pages) 2020 
♦ Microsoft Access 2013: Essentials (684 pages), Labyrinth 2013
♦ Creating Web Pages in Notepad, Independent 2012 (eBook)
♦ MOUS Access 2002 Core and Expert - Databases, Prentice Hall 2003
♦ Web Collaboration Using Office XP and NetMeeting, Prentice Hall 2002
♦ Windows 2000 for Power Users Instructors Manual, Course Tech 2000
♦ Microcomputer Troubleshooting and Maintenance, Independent 1997

Most Recent Certifications:

♦ MOS: Microsoft Office Specialist (Word and Excel), 03/23/2012
♦ ACA: Web Communication using Adobe Dreamweaver CS5, 06/17/2011
♦ MCAP: Microsoft Certified Application Specialist (Access), 03/11/2010
♦ CIW: Certified Internet Web Associate Design Specialist, 06/24/2009
♦ MCP: Install & Admin Windows XP Professional (70-270), 10/18/2002
♦ A+: Certified Computer Technician (Repair) (CompTIA), 03/11/2002
♦ Net+: Certified Network Technician (CompTIA), 01/02/2002
♦ CCAI & CCNA - Cisco Certified Network Associate, 10/16/2000


OUPV: Charterboat Captain’s License (6-pack), 05/01/2018
Small Sail Boat Instructor at BiminiBaySailing.com, 2013-present
Instructor at Anna Maria Island Sail & Power Squadron, 2017-present
Author: Small Sailboats Made Fun and Easy - SmallSailboats.Net
Certified USPS Seamanship class, 12/07/2016
ASA 104: Certified Bareboat Cruising (Skipper on your own), 06/27/2014
ASA 103: Certified Basic Coastal Cruising, 01/29/2012
ASA 101: Certified Basic Keelboat Sailing, 11/19/2011
♛ Varsity Wrestling at Rutgers University
♛ Named The Athlete Scholar of Copiague High School
♛ Copiague Varsity Wrestling, Varsity Football, Honor Society
♛ Copiague (New York) High School Chess Champ
♜ Program Director - Computer Information Technology at SCF, 2004-2010
♜ President of Homeowners Association (about 340 homes), 2001
♜ President of MCC, (SCF) Faculty Senate, 4 years, 1990s
♜ Manager of Computer Centre, Bradenton, FL 1980s
♜ Owner/Manager of 32-unit Office/Apartment complex, 1980s
MAYSO and YMCA Soccer Coach, 12 years; Championship, 1990s-2012
Varsity High School Wrestling Coach, 10 years; 4 Championships, 1980s
Varsity Girls Track Coach, 1980s


Certified Webmaster and Computer Science Professor

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