Paul G. Barnes, MS., M.A.

Educational Technology Coordinator
Phone: (205) 665-6270
Email: barnesp@montevallo.edu

Education

Master of Arts • University of Montevallo • 2005

  • Major: English
  • Thesis: “Life, the Universe, and Everything; Toward a Theory of Geek Literature”

Bachelor of Arts (Summa Cum Laude) • University of Montevallo • 2003

  • Major: English

Additional Graduate Hours • University of Montevallo • 2001

  • Counseling
  • College Student Development
  • Educational Foundations

Master of Science • University of South Alabama • 1990

  • Major: Agency Counseling
  • Concentration: Adolescent Development

Bachelor of Science • University of Montevallo • 1987

  • Major: Counseling and Guidance
  • Minor: Family and Child Development

Associate in Art • Jefferson State Junior College • 1985

  • Major: Liberal Arts

Associate in Science • Jefferson State Junior College • 1985

  • Major: Liberal Arts

Employment

University of Montevallo • Montevallo, AL

  • Upward Bound Program
    • Technology Coordinator • (2007–Present)
    • Program and Technology Coordinator • (2003–2007)
    • Program Coordinator • (1999–2003)
  • Provide postsecondary education counseling and exploration experiences including college and major selection
  • Teach elective and development classes in Summer Program
  • Develop and maintain database for scheduling, record keeping, and reporting
  • Collect, format, and submit data for Annual Performance Report to US Dept. of Education
  • Develop and maintain program internet resources
  • Manage instructional technology resources including a mobile computer lab with 22 Apple iBook laptops
  • Assist in maintenance of student Individualized Education Plan
  • Schedule student academic classes
  • Provided career counseling and exploration experiences including job-shadowing and mentoring
  • Hired tutors, coordinated and supervised tutoring program
  • Assisted writing and editing of two Upward Bound grants in 2002 and two Upward Bound grants in 2006, all of which were funded for a total of nearly $500,000 per year from 2003 to 2010

Snead State Community College • Boaz, Alabama

  • Adjunct Instructor • (1998–1999)
    • CIS 130 Introduction to Information Systems
    • CIS 196 Commercial Software Applications (Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)

Marshall Medical Center South • Boaz, Alabama

  • Network Coordinator • (1997–1999)
    • Coordinated and participated in the team that specified, designed, installed, tested, and deployed campus-wide ATM/Ethernet fiber-optic network and wide area network
    • Provided day-to-day management of network
    • Specified and developed intranet project to glean information from legacy AS/400 system
    • Provided technical support for all system users
    • Developed and presented class-oriented and one-on-one training sessions covering all aspects of computer system
    • Specified, configured, tested and deployed user workstations

Keeler Information Services • Guntersville Alabama

  • Systems Engineer/Consultant • (1996–1997)
    • Developed and installed computer networks
    • Developed and led training sessions in network management, web site development, and application software

ImAtrex Corporation • Boaz, Alabama

  • Webmaster/Network Administrator/Consultant • (1995–1996)
    • Developed and implemented online presence
    • Managed the network
    • Ran in-house help desk
    • Worked as network/Internet consultant for local customers
    • Developed and delivered training programs
  • Technical Support Analyst/Technical Consultant • (1994–1995)
    • Provided technical support for customers and sales staff
  • Technician • (1993–1994)
    • Built, configured, and repaired PCs
    • Worked with R&D staff

Private Practice • Huntsville, Alabama

  • Mediator • (1992–1993)
    • Provided mediation and dispute resolution services
    • Managed all aspects of the business

Marshall Jackson Mental Health Center • Guntersville, Alabama

  • Day Treatment Coordinator • (1991–1992)
    • Developed and coordinated Adult Day Treatment and Supportive Treatment Programs for severally mentally ill adults
    • Assisted medical staff in managing medications
    • Provided group and individual therapy for Day Treatment Program participants and graduates
    • Hired, trained, and supervised program staff

Northwest Alabama Mental Health Center • Jasper, Alabama

  • Mental Health Counselor • (1990–1991)
    • Provided group and individual therapy for severelly mentally ill adults in an outpatient setting
    • Coordinated medical treatment with medical staff
    • Developed and implemented psychosocial education training for the Adult Day Treatment and Supportive Treatment Programs.

Developing Alabama’s Youth (D.A.Y.) Program • Alabaster, Alabama

  • Counselor • (1989–1990)
    • Provided group and individual counseling for high school students in an alternative school setting.

Southwest Alabama Mental Health Center • Monroeville, Alabama

  • Supportive Treatment Coordinator • (1988–1990)
    • Developed and implemented the Adult Supportive Treatment Program for severely mentally ill adults
    • Provided group and individual psychosocial education and training sessions for participants
    • Hired, trained, and supervised program staff

Charter Academy of Mobile • Mobile, Alabama

  • Unit Counselor • (1987–1988)
    • Provided supervision and intervention for emotionally disturbed and mentally ill adolescents in a long-term treatment setting
    • Participated in treatment planning and day-to-day treatment delivery.

Professional Activities

  • Alabama Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel, 1999–Present • Technology Committee, Scholarship Committee, Conference Committee-Vendors and Displays
  • Chi Sigma Iota Counseling Honor Society
  • Mythopeic Society

Training

  • “Access 2007 Programming with VBA.” ONLC Training Centers, 2009
  • “Access 2007 – Advanced.” ONLC Training Centers, 2009
  • “Access 2007 – Intro.” ONLC Training Centers, 2009
  • “Uses of Technology in TRiO Programs.” Council for Opportunity in Education, 2006
  • “Reporting Student and Project Performance.” Aspire Training Institute, 2004
  • “Instructional Technology in TRiO Programs.” Council for Opportunity in Education, 2003
  • “Uses of Technology.” University of Washington TRiO Training, 2002
  • “Microsoft Visual InterDev and Active Server Pages.” Application Developers Training Company, 1998
  • “Web Development and Web Scripting.” Application Developers Training Company, 1998
  • “Introduction to Internetworking.” 3Com Corporation, 1997
  • “Understanding TCP/IP.” 3Com Corporation, 1997
  • “Introduction to SNMP.” 3Com Corporation, 1997
  • “Family Mediation.” Mediation Training Associates, 1992
  • “Psychiatric Patient Education.” Bryce Hospital, 1990
  • “Case Management Supervisor.” Alabama Mental Health System, 1990

Presentations

  • “Alice in Canonland: Can Children’s Literature be Great Literature?” National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), 2004
  • “Don’t Know Whether to Laugh or Cry: Genre Bending in Two Plays By Middleton.” National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), 2003
  • “Don’t Know Whether to Laugh or Cry: Genre Bending in Two Plays By Middleton.” University of Montevallo Conference on Undergraduate Research (UMCUR), 2003
  • “A Poor Divine: Portia’s Failure in Court.” National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), 2002
  • “Data Management for Dummies.” Alabama Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel (AAEOPP) Spring Conference, 2000

Computer Skills

  • Networking: MS Windows Products (not Vista), Macintosh, TCP/IP
  • Operating Systems: MS Windows Products (not Vista), Mac OS X, Unix
  • Development Tools: Visual Basic, VB Script, PERL, Visual InterDev, Active Server Pages, JavaScript, FileMaker Pro, PHP, Ruby on Rails, Django
  • Server Software: mySQL, Apache HTTP Server, LigHTTP
  • Productivity Tools: MS Office Suite, Macromedia Studio MX

University Service

  • SIS+ Users Group Committee • (1999–2007)
  • Chapter Advisor Alpha Lambda Delta Freshman Honor Society • (2006–Present)
  • Faculty and Staff Salary Committee • (2008–Present)