Paul Stellar

Director of Professional Development Services
Stark Center


Paul Stellar is the Director of Professional Development Services and Master of Education programs for the Ashland University Stark Center, as well as director of the facilities. In over 30 years of public education, Paul has served as a curriculum consultant, Ohio Improvement Facilitator, Regional School Improvement Facilitator, Title I School Support Team Facilitator, secondary curriculum supervisor, middle school principal, and high school teacher, advisor, and coach.

Paul has been heavily involved in professional learning for the past 19 years, presenting at the local, state and national levels and has been an adjunct for Ashland University, The University of Akron, and The College of Wooster. He earned his Bachelor's degree from Bowling Green State University and his Masters from The University of Akron. Paul currently serves on the Learning Forward Ohio Board. Paul and his wife, Jan, live in Creston and have three adult children.