Paul was born and raised in New York City. He graduated from Middlebury College with a degree in International Studies & Educational Studies. In college, he played major roles in his school’s International Student Organization and community children center, which have fostered his interest in education and working closely with international student populations. Paul is awaiting his MS in education from Johns Hopkins University, focusing on technology integration along with General Education, Science of Teaching Reading, and ESL teacher credentials. At ESC, Paul uses his breadth of experience to foster meaningful academic and personal growth for his students as they prepare for college and beyond. In his free time, Paul enjoys bike rides, rhythm and exercise games, and watching videos on urban planning.