Who We Are

Paul Shade

B.A. Social Studies


Paul Shade is a first year teacher at Lake Michigan Academy. He graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Social Studies, with minors in History and Political Science, from Grand Valley State University in 2013. Paul has been a familiar face at Lake Michigan Academy as a substitute over the past three years and is excited to have the opportunity to teach high school Social Studies full time. He encourages students to love and appreciate Social Studies in order to be active citizens, and to better understand the world we live in. Outside the classroom Paul loves strategy games, playing and listening to music, and watching the Detroit Tigers and University of Michigan football.


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