Paul Clagnaz is a graduate of Chaminade High School. He received his BFA from Long Island University, MS in Education from Hofstra University, and Professional Diploma in Educational Administration and Supervision from St. John's University. He has permanent New York State certification as a teacher, School Administrator and Supervisor, and School District Administrator.
Mr. Clagnaz began teaching at St. Brigid/Our Lady of Hope Regional School in 1992. He taught Religion, ELA, Social Studies, Math, and Science in the Middle School. He became principal in 1997.
Mr. Clagnaz serves on a number of Diocesan and professional organizations including the Elementary School Study Committee, Tomorrow's Hope Foundation, and the Village of Westbury Mayor's Educational Liaison Committee.
Mr. Clagnaz resides in Westbury with his wife Stephanie, also an educator, and their children. He is a life-long member of St. Brigid's Parish.