Sarasota County, FL - Board of Elections

Candidate Statement

Paul Schafer

PAUL J. SCHAFER
3906 Breezemont Drive
Sarasota, FL 34232
941-366-2127
716-378-7354
pschafer@sbu.edu.

EDUCATIONAL PREPARATION

Slippery Rock State College, Slippery Rock, PA B.S. (Elementary Education)

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
M.Ed. (Special Education)

University of Pittsburgh
Ed.D. (Reading and Language Arts)

St. Bonaventure University, St. Bonaventure, NY M.S. in Ed. (Educational Administration)

FLORIDA TEACHING CERTIFICATES

Elementary Education
English
Reading


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2009-Present Faculty Member, Reading Specialist at Keiser University

2012-Present Professor Emeritus, St. Bonaventure University

1973 -2009 Professor, School of Education, St. Bonaventure University

1973-1977 - Chair, Elementary Education Department, St. Bonaventure University

1974-1998 - Chair, Reading Department, St. Bonaventure University

1977-1994 - Dean, School of Education, St. Bonaventure University

1965-1973 Teacher, Pittsburgh Public Schools

RELATED PULIC SERVICE EXPERIENCE

1977-1981/ 1985-1995 Member of Olean, NY, Board of Education Three years as President

1981-1985/2000-2008 Cattaraugus County Legislator (NY) Served as Chair/Member on various committees

1999-2008 Member of Olean Housing Authority ( Five years as President)

2013-Present Sarasota County Literacy Council Board Member and Tutor

Website: pschafer.com