Paul Porter


Paul Porter
Paul Porter


Available By Appointment Only

I am very interested in the link between educational leadership and psychology along with how strengths can be used to improve leadership skills and student education.

  • Ed.D. BYU
  • Post-Doctorate-  California Graduate School for Marital and Family Therapy
  • MS- SCSU Sacramento
  • Administrative Credential- CSU Sacramento
  • PPS Credential- CSU Sacramento
  • BS- University of California, Davis
Academic Interests

Leadership development, school law, positive psychology, psychological dimensions of education.


Educational Leadership

  • Professor Sonoma State University 1992-present
  • Founding Director of CANDEL Joint Doctoral Program UCD/SSU
  • School Superintendent
  • Secondary School Principal
  • Elementary School Principal
  • School Counselor
  • Director of Special Education
  • SELPA Director
  • Director of Psychological Services
  • School Counselor
  • Head Resident