Paul Signorelli is a creative, inquisitive, results-driven writer who designs and facilitates learning opportunities, and facilitates transformative conversations designed to produce positive, measurable change. He brings extensive management experience in arts organizations, libraries, and other educational settings to all that he does.
He has extensive experience traveling in Europe, working on a kibbutz in Israel, and teaching English in Japan; he also works extensively with clients and colleagues onsite and online throughout the United States.
Paul writes for a variety of publications; co-authored Workplace Learning & Leadership with Lori Reed for ALA Editions in 2011; and wrote Change the World Using Social Media for Rowman & Littlefield (2021). He is active as a UCLA Daily Bruin Alumni Network board member and co-facilitator of DBAN’s mentoring program; a member of Arizona State University’s ShapingEDU community, where he co-facilitates a project capturing pandemic-era learning successes; and as a volunteer for ATD (the Association for Talent Development) and the American Library Association (member, PLA Continuing Education Advisory Group).
He looks for concrete results in everything he facilitates. As Director of Volunteer Services & Staff Training for the San Francisco Public Library, he helped create a program that kept 150 volunteers on assignment each week and helped meet the learning needs of 850 employees throughout the Library system. As an organizing committee member for the San Francisco Hidden Garden Steps project, he helped facilitate the partnerships that brought that $450,000 public art project to fruition. And as a member of advisory boards, expert panels, and a board of directors, he has developed the leadership, collaboration, and communication skills needed to help others produce the most positive results possible.