Paul Michalec


Paul Michalec is currently a Clinical Professor at the University of Denver and the Morgridge College of Education. In 2005, Paul became a Circle of Trust® facilitator prepared by the Center for Courage & Renewal. He regularly leads Courage-informed retreats and professional development for educators, clergy, community activists and health care providers. In 2015, Paul was honored for his teaching when he was named the University of Denver’s Distinguished Teacher. In 2020, Paul completed a Master of Theological Studies from the Iliff School of Theology. Paul is an active blogger exploring the interface between the deep calling to teach and institutional imperatives that often lean toward external measures of efficiency and effectiveness. His blog (IN:SIGHT) can be found at

Author's Books

The Courage to Learn

Honoring the Complexity of Learning for Educators and Students


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