Paul graduated from Newman in 2005 and St. Ambrose University in 2010 with a degree in Secondary Education and an endorsement in English/Language Arts. He currently teaches American Literature, Writing Skills, Speech, and Journalism as well as being head of the English Department. Mr. Magnafici is an adult FCA leader and Yearbook adviser, as well as an assistant Football and Wrestling coach.
The 2019-20 school year will be Paul's eighth year at Newman, and tenth year of teaching. Paul currently lives in Sterling with his wife Sara (NHS Clas of '09).