Who We Are

Bridgeport Military Academy GEAR UP Staff

Paul Barbier

Academic Advisor


Paul Barbier, M.S. a graduate of Central Connecticut State University where he received his B.S. and a graduate of the University of New Haven where he received his M.S. in Health Care Administration. He is currently focusing on earning another M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Bridgeport. Paul has spent the last nine years working with high school and college students in an athletic setting. He has also worked with students in an academic setting as an off-site clinical preceptor for Southern Connecticut State University and Quinnipiac University. He was a safe zone ally at the University of New Haven for LGBT students. He is excited to join the Yale-Bridgeport GEAR UP team to empower Bridgeport’s youth and help provide them with support to be successful. He is an EU native and loves soccer and science. Paul also firmly believes that having perseverance and thinking critically are two tenets of becoming successful.