Faculty Profile Paul Porter

Paul Porter


Phone: 707-664-3270

Office: Stevenson Hall 3004-D

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Paul Porter

Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Special Education

Courses Taught


Dr. Porter is a faculty member in the Educational Leadership program and formerly served as a elementary and secondary school principal, director of special education, SELPA director, and school superintendent for 17 years.


  • EdD, Brigham Young University, 1977
  • MS, California State University, Sacramento, 1972
  • BS, University of California, Davis, 1969

Research Interests

  • Educational Leadership
  • Distance Learning
  • Organizational Development
  • Educational Evaluation and Research
  • Student Development
  • School Counseling

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Professor
  • CANDEL Director
  • School Superintendent
  • Director of Special Education
  • SELPA Director
  • Elementary School Principal
  • Secondary School Principal

Recent Scholarship and Publications