Paul Bole, Ed.D.

Associate ProfessorPaul Bole


Office: 246 Bicentennial Education Center
Phone: 504-280-6609
Fax: 504-280-5588


Educational Background:
Ed.D., University of Northern Colorado, 2006
Post-Master's, University of Denver, 2000
M.S.Ed., University of Pennsylvania, 1995
B.A., Southeastern Louisiana University, 1993

Dr. Paul Thomas Bole, a native New Orleanian, is a dedicated special educator who has focused his academic career on high incidence mild/moderate exceptionalities, including gifted students with disabilities and undergraduate and graduate teacher preparation. His advanced university preparation, experience teaching in public and private schools, in addition to his training and experience as a mental health counselor, has provided him the requisite skills necessary to conduct his passion for teaching, learning, teacher preparation, and educational reform.

Dr. Bole's interests include the following exceptionalities:
Learning disabilities, emotional/behavioral disabilities, academically gifted and talented students, twice-exceptionalities, Autism Spectrum Disorders including Asperger's Syndrome, and English language learners & special education

Dr. Bole's interests include the following teacher-preparation specialty areas:
High incidence exceptionalities, Academically gifted, twice-exceptionalities, Autism Spectrum Disorders, English Language Learners with exceptionalities, secondary social studies, 21st Century teacher preparation and new teacher induction, Classroom management, and educational reform.