Meet the Faculty - Paula Parrish

Paula Parrish

Certifications/Licensure/Professional Associations

MCAS- Microsoft Certified Application Specialist in Word 2013
CPP – Certified Program Planner: This certification is from the "LERN" Program Management Institute that recognizes skills mastered during the program on program management, finances and budget, brochures, marketing, promotion, needs assessment, program assessment, and customer service. Learn more at


A.A.S., Johnston Community College
B.S., Mount Olive University
Department Chairs Institute
Future Community College Administrator's Leadership Institute at UNC
Completed the "Successful Supervisor" series at JCC
Completed the Blackboard Boot camp at JCC
Completed various continuing education courses through Ed2go and other training events for 24+ hours of professional development

Professional Experience

Computer Lab assistant and adjunct instructor at JCC
Full-time Director for Computer Training and Distance Learning from
Established the first online delivery method in Continuing Education in October 2000 for Ed2go that is still in operation today through JOLT
Full-time Faculty Instructor for Office Administration
Faculty Senator for Faculty Association at JCC
Served as Advisor for the first established NTHS club
Advisor for the JCC Chapter for the National Technical Honor Society


Advisor for Office Administration and other Business programs.
Advisor for the National Technical Honor Society at JCC for all technical programs in Applied Science degree programs.
Coordinates NTHS annual ceremony and club events
Speaker for the National Leadership Honor Society ceremony at JCC
Attended the CWBN (Chamber Women's Business Network) and other chamber events
Taught Office Administration demo course for the Johnston County High School Teachers
Received "Excellence in Teaching" award in 2015 from the National Leadership Honor Society
Received "Employee of the Month" at JCC
Presented Office Administration at CCP(Career and College Promise) event
Presented the development of online courses to the curriculum committee
Coordinated fundraising events with the NTHS club
Member of the JCC Foundation
Works with employers to recruit for hiring positions from OA program
Recommends students for "Outstanding Excellence" and "Citizenship" awards
Assisted with the overhaul of the new JCC website
Conducts annual Advisory Board for input into the Office Administration program that meets demands of the workplace today
Responsible for modifications to the Office Administration program and its annual Program Review
Serves on various committees as JCC

Contact Information

Paula Parrish
Office Administration Instructor