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Joshua Bryan Phillips

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CoSN CETL (Certified Education Technology Leader)
Alabama Class A Teaching Certification Elementary Education


2010- Present Hoover City Schools Hoover, Alabama
Chief Technology Officer

  • Planned and implemented a one student to one device program.

  • Plans and Budgets all technology purchases for the district.

  • Provides visionary leadership and the ability to articulate that vision in areas of responsibility.

  • Overall management of district network and technology team.

  • Establishes and maintains an adaptive technology infrastructure strategy.

  • Evaluates the integration of new technology.

  • Develops, evaluates and maintains policies and procedures, strategies and technology rights management systems.

  • Seeks funding and resources for program development.

  • Builds working relationships with key community leaders, organizations and outsourced vendors.

  • Monitors and controls project costs versus budget, and accomplishment versus schedule.

  • Provides assistance to the schools through the development and implementation of technology education and learning technologies that meet system needs.

  • Establishes and maintains highly secure technology environment.

  • Develops and updates on an annual basis the district technology plan.

  • Provides leadership in technology training, resources and staff development.

  • Evaluates and prepares reports to the Superintendent on an as needed basis concerning technology issues.

  • Provides consultation and develops bid proposals on all types of computer technology and networks.

  • Collaborates with the Alabama Department of Education and higher education, as appropriate to ensure that teachers, staff and school administrators are prepared to use technology.

  • ISTE member.

  • COSN Member.

  • AETA Board member for Region 5

  • Member of Google’s “Think Tank”, a group of 30 educators helping to mold Google’s educational model.

  • Member of Dell’s K12 Advisory Council.

  • Member of Aruba’s Advisory Team.

2006- 2010 Hoover City Schools Hoover, Alabama
Network Administrator

  • Provided Server, Network, PC/Workstation administration and support for the 17 
locations of Hoover City Schools.

  • Implemented new networking projects in response to System needs.

  • Ensured maximum network uptime and performance.

  • Investigated and proposed new policies, procedures and hardware relative to network 

  • Researched the impact of application development upon network infrastructure and 

  • Responsible for Server intrusion detection and prevention.

  • Responsible for keep WAN/servers/clients virus free. TCP/IP design, implantation, 
documentation and management.

  • Administrated Microsoft Servers, Active Directory, Exchange 2007, MOSS, OCS, 
Unified Communications, Cisco Call Manager and other technologies.

  • Trained various personnel within the school system on hardware and software.

  • Established and maintained appropriate back-up and disaster recovery procedures.

  • Maintained an awareness of current technological trends.

  • Monitored school compliance with all applicable laws and make needed 

2004- 2006 Hoover City Schools Hoover, Alabama
Instructional Technology Specialist/Technology Coach

  • Made recommendations to administrators and their staffs as to how to best utilize 
technology budget money.

  • Developed “Pilot” program. This is working toward a “one to one” solution in the 
elementary schools. Twelve teachers across the district were chosen.

  • Mentored new team members.

  • Worked on team to develop Hoover City Schools SharePoint Portal. Administered the 
Elementary Schools Sites and Setup.

  • Presented new technology to staff and administrators to show how these products can be 
integrated into the classroom.

  • Assisted Chief Technology Officer in relating material to students from kindergarten to 
fifth grade.

  • Developed and implemented site-based staff development opportunities to integrate 
educational technology into curriculum, teaching and learning utilizing individual mentor/coaching and peer team approaches.

  • Attended district training sessions and planning of the use of new technology being implemented in Hoover City Schools.

  • Developed plan/outline for computer lab. As well as Group Policy and the remote desktops to help administrate the elementary computer labs.

  • Created new users in Active Directory as needed.

  • Created and maintained school website, district website, web-based presentations, and 
on-line training.

  • Intel Master Teacher.

1998-2004 Oak Grove High School Bessemer, Alabama
Sixth Grade Teacher/ Coach

  • Teaching Experience included self contained and departmentalized instruction.

  • Voted by Oak Grove High School’s Faculty and Staff to be OGHS Second Mile Teacher 
for the 2001-2002 School year. This award is given to the teacher that the faculty/staff 
believes went the extra mile in educating the students and faculty.

  • Member of School Technology Committee.

  • Conducted multiple in-service computer instruction for school faculty.

  • School Improvement Team 1998-2000.

  • 4Mat and Steven Covey 7 Habits Training.

  • Developed and Received $1000 Alabama Power Grant for “History Alive”.

  • Cohort Program Jefferson County Schools and Samford University.

  • Scheduled 120+ Sixth Grade Students for Core Subjects.

  • Webmaster of Oak Grove High School’s site.


  • Strong ability to quickly learn and improve upon new skills

  • Demonstrated ability to build high levels of trust in dealing with students and faculty 
members within the classroom and district.

  • Strong Verbal and Written Communication Skills

  • Thrives in Fast Paced Environments


University of Alabama in Birmingham, BS in Elementary Education, 1998
Samford University, MS in Elementary Education, 2003


Available upon request

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