Paul B. Kandell
Paly Voice - Paul Kandell
That's Paul Kandell
Faculty adviser (class of 1985)
Paul Kandell, adviser to The Paly Voice (http://voice.paly.net) and Verde magazine, both at Palo Alto High School, has been teaching English and journalism since 1996.
Before arriving in Palo Alto, he earned a bachelor's degree in psychology from UC-Berkeley and a master's degree in journalism from the University of Missouri at Columbia, where he worked for the daily Columbia Missourian, covering police, courts and the Ku Klux Klan, among other things.
Throughout the early 90s he worked as a stringer out of Newsweek's San Francisco bureau, covering news and features for 10 Western states as he earned his teaching credential at San Francisco State University.
From 1996 to 2000, he
taught and advised at Lowell High School
in San Francisco.
teaching career, Kandell
has been active in helping train other journalism advisers, speaking at local, state and national workshops and conventions.
is the Dow Jones Newspaper Fund's 2009 National Journalism Teacher of the Year.
lives in Mountain View, Calif., with his
wife, Jacqui Kandell, a French teacher, and two children.