Paul Stewart, Ed.D.

Paul Stewart


Paul has been in education for over 30 years, working as a teacher, counsellor, administrator and currently as an Assistant Superintendent. Paul has worked as a sessional instructor in post-secondary education for over 10 years; he has taught in the City University central Alberta Master of Educational Leadership cohort for the past eight years. Additionally,  Paul has been a Master’s degree supervisor for two (2) Canadian universities, developing educational leaders that work in team and are dedicated to making a difference in 21C education is an active goal for Paul.

Paul has an interest in looking at education a through a critical theory lens and feminist-postmodern philosophy.  Meeting and understanding people in the everyday places of their life is how Paul lives his philosophy of life. This allows Paul to look at education and life experiences and not have to suggest one truth or knowledge.

Courses taught at CityUniversity

  • Preparation for Professional Growth (ECC 509)
  • Research Methods in Education (ECC 511)
  • Ethics and Law for School-based Practice (ECC 513)
  • Human Resource Management in Education (EEA 538)
  • Leadership Internship I in Student Services (EEA 641)
  • Leadership Internship II (EEA 642)
  • Leadership Internship III (EEA 644)
  • Project and Portfolio Presentation (EEA 650)


2003-present: Assocaite Superintendent/Supervisor Student Services, Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools

2001-2003: Principal, Ecole Camille J. Lerouge School

2008-2009: Instructor (Bachelor of Education, Intro Educational Psychology), Red Deer College

1986-1988: Program Manager, Alberta Vocational College


Doctorate of Education (Curriculum Studies), University of Alberta, 2002

Graduate Diploma in Special Education, University of Alberta, 1991

Master of Education, Gonzaga University, 1984

Bachelor of Education, University of Alberta. 1979


2010: Personal Turtle Award, Outstanding Contribution, Red Deer Native Friendship Centre


Ward, J. & Stewart, J.P. (Summer 2011). Immigrants and ESL students in the 21st Century. Leaders & Learners.

Tuazon, A.R. & Stewart, J.P. (Summer 2010). Passion from the head, heart & hands. Leaders & Learners.

Wessner, T. & Stewart, J. P. (Fall 2007). Legal issues for schools dealing with violence. CASS Connection.

Stewart, J. P. & Daniel, R-L. (Spring 2007). From whence we begin. CASS Connection.

Stewart, J. Paul (2002). A Critical Conversation With Curriculum Development. Doctoral dissertation. University of Alberta. Edmonton, Alberta.

Stewart J.P. & Fahy, P.J. (1987). Teaching the learning disabled adult. ERIC Document.

Schmidt, R., Stewart, J.P. & McLaughlin, T. (1987). The effects of seating arrangements on academic responding. Techniques: A journal for remedial education and counselling.

Stewart, J.P. & McLaughlin, T. (1986). Effects of group and individual contingencies on reading performance with Native American junior high students. Techniques: A journal for remedial education and counselling.

Pard, B. (1985). The Peigan: A nation in transition. Edmonton: Plains Publishing. (contributing author).