Meet Our Principal
Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. Paul Shatswell
New PAEC Principal
As a Pittsburg High 1992 graduate, Pittsburg Adult Education Center's (PAEC) new Principal has come a long way. Paul Shatswell brings to PAEC a rich background combining finance, counseling and educational administration.
Paul started his college education at Los Medanos College before transferring to the University of San Francisco where he received a B.S. in Information Systems. At St. Mary's College in 2007, he was awarded an MBA followed by a Masters in Counseling from Chapman University in 2009 and an Accounting MBA (his third) from St. Mary's in 2015.
Paul has been a Technical Sales Executive for Pacific Bell and a Software Sales Executive for both Oracle and EMC. Along his journey, Paul worked as a clerk for Safeway and served as a reserve Deputy Sheriff for Contra Costa County.
His educational accomplishments include counseling for Pittsburg Unified School District, serving as an Alternative School Principal, an Adult Education Principal and a Business Analyst Manager for the West Contra Costa County School District.
Paul has eight children, ranging in age from 5 to 29. His interests include church, financial planning, and music. A multi-talented musician, he plays the guitar, bass, and piano.
Phone: (925) 473-2400 Ext. 2401