Coordinator of University Academic Advising, Ryerson University
Paul is the coordinator of academic advising at Ryerson University. Over the past three years he has taken on projects to support high-impact advising on a decentralized campus including creating and facilitating multiple training programs, developing a strong community of practice for advising, and organizing on-campus advising events. He previously taught student affairs and academic advising courses at George Brown College.
Paul completed his Masters of Higher Education at the University of Toronto with a focus on vocational education and professionalization of occupations. He is currently taking a part-time psychology program to deepen his knowledge on supporting students transitioning into higher education.
Paul regularly presents at conferences including CACUSS (Canadian Association of College and University Student Services), OURA (Ontario University Registrars’ Association), OAAP (Ontario Academic Advising Professionals) among others. Paul is also on the Canadian steering committee of NACADA and supported the development of an advising administrator’s community of practice in his province. He is delighted to share his passion of advising at this event.