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TIMOTHY ALAN ERWIN

158 SPRINGBROOK RD.

UNICOI, TENNESSEE 37692

TELEPHONE: (423) 743-8814  HOME

                                                                      (423) 439-4271  WORK

 

EDUCATION:            MASTERS OF ARTS EDUCATION, DECEMBER 1996

                                                TUSCULUM COLLEGE

                                                GREENEVILLE, TENNESSEE

 

                                   BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, DECEMBER 1983

                                               INFORMATION SYSTEMS OPTION OF

                                               COMPUTER SCIENCE MAJOR

                                                EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY

                                                JOHNSON CITY, TENNESSEE 

 

                                                UNICOI COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

                                                ERWIN, TENNESSEE

                                                GRADUATED IN TOP 20 OF CLASS

 

PROFESSIONAL:    PROFESSIONAL TEACHING LICENSE, SECONDARY EDUCATION,

                          LICENSE                             

                                COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY / BUSINESS EDUCATION TEACHER

                                CERTIFICATION (LEVELS A, B, C)

 

EMPLOYMENT:  

JULY 1997 TO                 EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY

    PRESENT                           – COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

                                        UNIVERSITY SCHOOL TECHNOLOGY INSTRUCTOR /

                                        BUILDING TECHNOLOGY COORDINATOR

                                                DUTIES – TECHNOLOGY COORDINATOR

ASSIST IN THE DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF K – 12    

TECHNOLOGY CURRICULUM – INCLUDES THE INTEGRATION OF    

SOFTWARE, INTERNET, AND WEB PAGE USAGE IN THE CLASSROOM

RESEARCH CURRENT TECHNOLOGY, TRAIN FACULTY IN USE OF CURRENT TECHNOLOGY THROUGH IN-SERVICE SESSIONS AND WORKSHOPS.

PLAN, DESIGN, INSTALL, AND MAINTAIN BUILDING-WIDE TECHNOLOGY INCLUDING:  HIGH SCHOOL TECHNOLOGY CLASS COMPUTER LAB, MIDDLE SCHOOL TECHNOLOGY LAB, HIGH SCHOOL WRITING LAB

DEVELOP A PLAN AND OVERSEE INSTALLATION OF BUILDING-WIDE NETWORK.

INSTALL TEACHER WORKSTATIONS, ESTABLISH E-MAIL AND INTERNET LINKS THROUGHOUT THE SCHOOL.

SUPERVISE THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE SCHOOL WEB PAGE. DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR FOR CURRICULUM MAPPING.

 

                                                DUTIES - INSTRUCTOR

                              PROVIDE FORMAL CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION FOR

                              STUDENTS IN USAGE OF CURRENT SOFTWARE PACKAGES

IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF PROBLEM SOLVING PROGRAMMING SKILLS THROUGH CURRENT PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES.

COURSE TOPICS INCLUDE: MICROSOFT WORD 2007, POWERPOINT 2007, EXCEL 2007, FRONTPAGE 2003, E-MAIL AND INTERNET USAGE, GRAPHICS SOFTWARE, WEB PAGE DESIGNING, PROGRAMMING IN VISUAL BASIC, JAVASCRIPT, HTML, DHTML, AND INTRODUCTION TO VISUAL C++

                              ASSIST STUDENTS IN HANDS-ON LABORATORY

                              PROJECTS AS THEY APPLY SKILLS TAUGHT IN CLASSROOM

                              RESEARCH CURRENT TECHNOLOGY TO PROVIDE

                              STUDENTS ENTERING TODAY'S COLLEGES AND JOB

                              MARKET WITH CURRENT TECHNOLOGY SKILLS

                             ADAPT/DEVELOP CURRICULUM IN ORDER TO MEET

                            STATE BOARD REQUIREMENTS

 

1999 TO                ADJUNCT FACULTY FOR EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY –

PRESENT            COLLEGE APPLIED SCIENCE / TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

                             OF APPLIED HUMAN  SCIENCES

                            ADJUNCT FACULTY FOR EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY –

                            COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

                                                 DUTIES

                            INSTRUCTOR OF THE COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY IN EARLY

                            CHILDHOOD COURSES – THESE COURSES DISCUSS THE USE

                            OF TECHNOLOGY IN THE EARLY CHILDHOOD CURRICULUM

 

  1984 TO                    UNICOI COUNTY VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL

  1997                                      INSTRUCTOR, VOCATIONAL SCHOOL

                                                DATA PROCESSING/COMPUTER SCIENCE

                                               

                                                DUTIES

                             PROVIDE FORMAL CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION FOR STUDENTS

                             IN USAGE OF SOFTWARE PACKAGES AND IN THE DEVELOPMENT

                             OF PROBLEM SOLVING PROGRAMMING SKILLS

                            ASSIST STUDENTS IN HANDS-ON LABORATORY PROJECTS AS THEY

                           APPLY SKILLS TAUGHT IN CLASSROOM

                           PREPARE AND ADMINISTER DETAILED TESTING/EVALUATION

                           SYSTEM TO INSURE STUDENTS ARE MEETING VOCATIONAL

                           REQUIREMENTS; PREPARE PASS/FAIL STATISTICS

                           RESEARCH CURRENT TECHNOLOGY TO DETERMINE VOCATIONAL

                           TRAINING NEEDED FOR STUDENTS ENTERING TODAY'S COLLEGES

                           AND JOB MARKET

                          ADAPT/DEVELOP CURRICULUM IN ORDER TO MEET STATE

                         BOARD REQUIREMENTS

                         DETERMINE HARDWARE/SOFTWARE UPGRADES NEEDED TO

                         SUCCESSFULLY TEACH STUDENTS CURRENT TECHNOLOGICAL

                         DATA PROCESSING

                         PREPARE COST ESTIMATES FOR HARDWARE/SOFTWARE;

                         PRESENT PURCHASE PROPOSAL TO UPPER MANAGEMENT;

                         INSTALL APPROVED UPGRADES FOR ENTIRE VOCATIONAL SCHOOL

                         PERFORM MAINTENANCE ON COMPUTER HARDWARE THROUGHOUT

                         VOCATIONAL SCHOOL

 

                                                SOFTWARE UTILIZED

                         MICROSOFT QUICK BASIC, TURBO PASCAL, C++ FUNDAMENTALS,

                        VISUAL BASIC, HTML WEB PAGE DESIGNING, NETSCAPE BROWSER,

                        CORELDRAW GRAPHICS PACKAGE, LOTUS 1-2-3, EXCEL 5.0 FOR

                        WINDOWS,

                        WINDOWS 3.11 WORKGROUPS, WINDOWS 95, DBASE III+ SOFTWARE,

                        WORDPERFECT, MICROSOFT DOS 6.22, ALDUS PAGEMAKER

                         DESKTOP PUBLISHING, HARVARD GRAPHICS, POWER POINT,

                         HORIZON SCHOOL SYSTEM SOFTWARE

 

                                                HARDWARE UTILIZED

                         IBM PC, IBM XT, IBM PS/2, MS-DOS 286, MS-DOS 386,

                         MS-DOS 486, PENTIUM, DOT MATRIX PRINTERS, LETTER QUALITY

                         PRINTERS, BUBBLE JET PRINTERS, LASER PRINTERS, SCANNERS,

                         MODEMS, ETHERNET CARDS, MULTI-MEDIA HARDWARE, LAPTOPS

                         MINIMAL EXPERIENCE WITH NETWORKING.  INSTALLED CLASSROOM

                        NETWORK AND INTERNET HARDWARE/SOFTWARE FOR MY

                        CLASSROOM

 

1989 TO 1994:            NORTHEAST STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE

 (PART-TIME)         ADJUNCT FACULTY, INSTRUCTOR AT OFF-CAMPUS SITE;

                               (CURRENTLY ON ADJUNCT FACULTY LIST -- HAVE BEEN

                                 INACTIVE  WHILE COMPLETING MASTERS DEGREE)

 

                                                DUTIES

                            INSTRUCTOR OF COMPUTER CONCEPTS.  THIS INCLUDES WINDOWS,

                            MS-DOS, WORDPERFECT, LOTUS 1-2-3, ADVANCED LOTUS,

                            DATABASE III PLUS, AND AN INTRODUCTION OF NETWORKS

 

1984 TO 1990:          PART TIME SELF EMPLOYED

                                PRIVATE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT AND SOFTWARE TRAINING

                                FOR:  BANKS, SCHOOLS, HOSPITALS, AND INDEPENDENT

                               COMPANIES

TYPE OF SERVICES:  PROGRAMMED CUSTOMIZED CUSTOMER

                                     DATA BASE FILES USING DBASE III+,

                                                                   DESIGNED PURCHASING SOFTWARE,

                                                                   ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE/PAYABLE,

                                                                  BILLING, AND INSURANCE/BENEFITS

                                                                  SOFTWARE FOR IBM/MS-DOS EQUIPMENT

 

COMMITTEES / COLLEGE OF EDUCATION COMMITTEES

ACTIVITIES                                        

·         A MEMBER OF THE COE TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE (1997 – PRESENT)

 

·         COLLEGE OF EDUCATION PT3 GRANT TEAM MEMBER (2001-2004)

 

·         A MEMBER OF THE COE TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE - INTEGRATION SUB COMMITTEE (2000-2001)

 

§         COMMITTEE MEMBER OF THE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION PT3 GRANT TEAM (2001 – 2002)

 

·         SERVED AS A COMMITTEE MEMBER OF THE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY PLAN - SUB-COMMITTEE (1999-2000)

 

·         SERVED ON THE ADMISSIONS BOARD FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION (NOVEMBER 1999)

 

·         CO-CHAIR OF THE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY FACULTY COMMUNICATION SUB-COMMITTEE (1999)

 

·         SERVED ON THE ADMISSIONS BOARD FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION OF THE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION (JULY 1999)

 

·         SERVED ON MAT INTERVIEW TEAM (1998)

 

 

                                                UNIVERSITY SCHOOL COMMITTEES

 

·         CHAIR OF UNIVERSITY SCHOOL TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE (1997 – PRESENT)

 

·         CURRICULUM MAPPING TEAM MEMBER (2000 – PRESENT)

 

·         SCHEDULING COMMITTEE TEAM MEMBER (2003 – PRESENT)

 

·         TENURE COMMITTEE MEMBER (2003 – PRESENT)

 

·         COMMITTEE MEMBER OF HONORS BANQUET COMMITTEE (1998-2001)

 

·         ETRC UNIVERSITY SCHOOL PILOT TEAM MEMBER (2001)

 

·         MEMBER OF PLANNING AND SCHEDULING COMMITTEE (2001)

 

·         CHAIR OF HIGH SCHOOL MATH TEACHER SEARCH COMMITTEE (2001)

 

·         MEMBER OF UNIVERSITY SCHOOL SEARCH COMMITTEE FOR VICE-PRINCIPAL  (1999)

 

·         A SACS SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PLAN COMMITTEE MEMBER (1999)

 

ETSU Y2K TECHNOLOGY TEAM LEADER FOR UNIVERSITY SCHOOL (1999)

 

MEMBER OF THE SACS SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PLAN STEERING COMMITTEE (1999)

 

·         MEMBER OF UNIVERSITY SCHOOL SEARCH COMMITTEE FOR VICE-PRINCIPAL  (1998)

 

·         CO-CHAIR WITH GINA BAILIFF OF THE HIGH SCHOOL HONORS BANQUET COMMITTEE (1998)

 

·         COMPUTER SCIENCE TEXTBOOK SELECTION COMMITTEE FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY (1998)

 

 

                                STUDENT SPONSORED ACTIVITIES AT UNIVERSITY SCHOOL

 

·         TENTH GRADE CLASS HOMEROOM SPONSOR (1997 – PRESENT)

 

·         FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIAN ATHLETES (1998 – PRESENT)

 

·         DESTINATION IMAGINATION TEAM SPONSOR (2000)

 

 

                                                SERVICE ACTIVITIES

 

COMMITTEE MEMBER / SUPPORTER OF UNIVERSITY SCHOOL FOUNDATION ANNUAL AUCTION (1997-PRESENT)

 

ADJUNCT FACULTY FOR ETSU APPLIED HUMAN SCIENCE (1999 – 2002)

 

§         TAUGHT MIDDLE SCHOOL INTERSESSION ENRICHMENT CLASS ON FRONTPAGE 2000 DURING SEPTEMBER BREAK.(2001)

 

INSTRUCTOR FOR “WEB PAGE DESIGN CLASS” MARCH INTERSESSION (2001)

 

APPRAISER FOR THE DESTINATION IMAGINATION ORGANIZATION (2000)

 

TAUGHT “COMPUTER SOFTWARE EXPLORATION” DURING SEPTEMBER "BREAKS ALIVE" INTERSESSION (1998)

 

TAUGHT ENRICHMENT CLASSES FOR AGES K - 8 DURING MARCH "BREAKS ALIVE" INTERSESSIONS. “WEBBING-IT CLINIC “ (1998)

 

OFFERED / TAUGHT ENRICHMENT CLASSES FOR GRADES 5-8 AS "AFTER-SCHOOL OPTIONS" TERM III (1998)

 

TECH CAMP INSTRUCTOR FOR DECEMBER "BREAKS ALIVE" INTERSESSION (1997)

 

OFFERED / TAUGHT ENRICHMENT CLASSES FOR GRADES 5-8 AS "AFTER-SCHOOL OPTIONS" TERM II (1997)

 

                        GRANTS

 

·         CO-WROTE TECHNOLOGY GRANT  – FUNDED FOR $50,000 FOR COMPUTER HARDWARE. (2001)

 

·         TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGY LITERACY GRANT – TRAINER / PARTICIPANT. SCHOOL AWARDED DIGITAL CAMERA. (1999)

 

·         CO-WROTE SPANISH AS SECOND LANGUAGE TECHNOLOGY MINI GRANT  – FUNDED (1997)

 

                                PRESENTATIONS

 

·         ERWIN/WENIGER/MYRON (2002) PRESENTER AT FORTY-SECOND ANNUAL EARLY CHILDHOOD CONFERENCE. “USING TECHNOLOGY TO ENRICH LITERACY EXPERIENCES”. ETSU, JULY 2002

 

·         ERWIN (2002) FRONTPAGE 2000 TRAINING WORKSHOP FOR UNIVERSITY SCHOOL TEACHERS

 

·         MYRON/WENIGER/ERWIN (2001) PRESENTER AT TENNESSEE READING ASSOCIATION FALL CONFERENCE. “USING TECHNOLOGY TO ENRICH LITERACY EXPERIENCES”. CHATTANOOGA, TENNESSEE. DECEMBER 2001

 

·         MYRON/WENIGER/ERWIN (2001) PRESENTER AT FORTY-FIRST ANNUAL EARLY CHILDHOOD CONFERENCE. “USING TECHNOLOGY TO ENRICH LITERACY EXPERIENCES”. ETSU, JULY 2001

 

·         ERWIN (2000) PRESENTER AT FORTIETH ANNUAL EARLY CHILDHOOD CONFERENCE. “I CAN DO THAT!” SOFTWARE EXPLORATION HANDS-ON SESSION. ETSU, JULY 2000

 

·         ERWIN (1999) TRAINER FOR TECHNOLOGY LITERACY GRANT SPONSORED BY WASHINGTON COUNTY

 

·         ERWIN (1997) WINDOWS ’95 TRAINING WORKSHOP FOR UNIVERSITY SCHOOL TEACHERS

 

·         ERWIN (1997) NETSCAPE AND E-MAIL TRAINING WORKSHOP FOR UNIVERSITY SCHOOL TEACHERS

 

·         ERWIN/CUNNINGHAM (1997) PRESENTER AT EIGHTEENTH ANNUAL UPPER EAST TENNESSEE EDUCATIONAL COOPERATIVE WORKSHOP ENTITLED “SO YOU’RE NOT CONNECTED YET”. ETSU, OCTOBER 1997.

 

                                PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS

             WORKSHOPS / TRAINING ATTENDED

 

·         CPR CERTIFICATION (2005)

 

·         WINDOWS MOVIE MAKER WORKSHOP (2005)

 

·         DIGITALLY SMART WORKSHOP (2005)

 

·         FRONTPAGE:FORMS WORKSHOP (2005)

 

·         MICROSOFT WORD FORM WORKSHOP (2005)

 

·         IRB RE-CERTIFICATION (2004)

 

·         CURRICULUM MAPPING – TRAIN THE TRAINERS WORKSHOP (2002)

 

·         TECHNOLOGY FUNDING FOR SCHOOLS (2002)

 

·         OFFICE OF TECHNOLOGY (ETSU) FRONTPAGE 2000 LEVEL I AND II WORKSHOPS (2001)

 

·         MARCOPOLO INTERNET INTEGRATION TRAINING (ETSU) (2001)

 

·         HUMAN SUBJECT ASSURANCE TRAINING (2001)

 

·         MCAFEE ANTI-VIRUS SOFTWARE WORKSHOP (2000)

 

·         BUREAU OF EDUCATION AND RESEARCH. “MAKING BEST USE OF THE INTERNET TO ENHANCE CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION”. JOHNSON CITY, APRIL, 1999

 

·         UPPER EAST TENNESSEE EDUCATIONAL COOPERATIVE (1998)

 

·         WASHINGTON COUNTY OSIRIS SOFTWARE TRAINING (1997)

 

·         OFFICE OF TECHNOLOGY (ETSU) ADOBE SOFTWARE TRAINING (1997)

 

·         OFFICE OF TECHNOLOGY (ETSU) WEB PAGE DESIGN TRAINING (1997)

 

CONFERENCES ATTENDED

 

·         ATTENDED AUDIO/VISUAL SHOWCASE 2005 CONFERENCE IN KNOXVILLE

 

·         ATTENDED TWENTY-FIRST ANNUAL UETEC EDUCATORS’ IN-SERVICE (2000)

 

·         ATTENDED THE 1999-2000 TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE IN NASHVILLE AND TOOK PART IN A NEW WEB LESSON PLAN TECHNIQUE CALLED WEB QUESTS (DECEMBER 1999)

 

·         ATTENDED 1998 TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE IN NASHVILLE, TN (NOVEMBER 1998)

 

·         ATTENDED EIGHTEENTH ANNUAL UETEC EDUCATORS’ IN-SERVICE (1997)

 

 

INTERESTS

·         WOODWORKING