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John Paul

Good morning!  It's a GREAT DAY to be a BEAR!

My name is John Paul and I'm so excited to be part of the Bradley family!  The 2022-2023 school year will be my 31st year in education.  I spent most of my career as an English teacher and a Head Varsity Basketball Coach before getting into administration.  

I'm a Montana boy but moved to Texas for college, graduating from Angelo State University in 1991 with a BA in English. I received my Master's in Educational Leadership from UTSA in 2018.

I have two amazing children - Kennedi (19) is a junior Environmental Science major at UTSA and Noah (17) is a senior at Brandeis High School.  They are wonderful young adults and doing their best to succeed despite their father!  

When I have time, I work for Our Lady of the Lake University as their Sports Public Address Announcer.  Yes, I'm "The Voice of the Saints."  I have a blast bellowing names and getting the crowd into volleyball, basketball, softball, and baseball games.

I believe very strongly in servant leadership.  I also believe that the positive climate and culture of a campus is the most important connection to engagement and learning for both students and staff.  In fact, that is the very reason I wanted to be a Bradley Bear!  I promise to do everything I can to bring energy and enthusiasm to Bradley every single day, and I am confident that this will be my FINAL stop in the field of education in Texas.

You will find that I've "never met a stranger" and I am quite possibly the biggest dork you'll ever know (both literally and figuratively).  I believe "fun" and "learning" usually go hand-in-hand, and I will seek to develop relationships with Bradley students in order to mitigate discipline problems on our campus.

I look forward to getting to know you and our Bradley community, and once again, I feel most fortunate to be a Bradley Bear!


Mr. John E. Paul, M. Ed.