Dr. Paul Kish

Relationships first.

Paul Kish has thirty-four years of experience in education with twenty-seven years in school administration. He currently serves as the Director of Curriculum and Instruction for the Clearview Local Schools in Lorain, Ohio. Clearview has been awarded as the 2023 District of the Year by the Ohio Leadership Advisory Council and the Buckeye Association of School Administrators. Paul also currently serves as an adjunct professor at Indiana Wesleyan University.

Dr. Kish speaks at education conferences regarding the topic of school leadership and has presented at the Ohio School Boards Association Capital Conference, the Ohio Middle Level Association State Conference, the Ohio Department of Education PBIS Showcase, the Ohio Teacher Leadership Summit, the Ohio Association of Administrators of State and Federal Education Programs Conference, The Ohio Leadership Advisory Council PBIS State Conference, and Lit Con the National K-8 Literacy and Reading Recovery Conference.

Paul earned his PhD in educational administration from Kent State University in 2018. His dissertation is titled, “The Virtual School Teacher Evaluation Process.” He received a bachelor’s degree from the Ohio State University and a master’s degree from Bowling Green State University.

He is married to an amazing kindergarten teacher, Sharyn Kish. Together they are blessed with a loving family that includes Paul’s daughter Kaylee, his son Lucas, two step daughters Hannah and Paige, and granddaughter Riven.



No significant learning can occur without a significant relationship.
James Comer