Paris has been an independent school educator and leader for 20 years. He has served as a 2nd Grade Lead Teacher, curriculum coordinator, multicultural diversity team chair, and head varsity basketball coach at his alma mater, the Princeton Day School (NJ). He then went on to serve as the Head of Lower School and the Assistant Head of School (Head of the Lower and Middle School) at Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart (NJ). Paris is a graduate of LaSalle University (B.A.; Elementary and Special Education), The Klingenstein Center, Teachers College Columbia University (Ed.M.; Private School Leadership), and most recently, the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) Aspiring Heads Institute.
Paris has presented at state, national, and international conferences focusing on social justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion within school structures. He is also a faculty member within the Canadian Accredited Independent Schools (CAIS) Summer Leadership Institute (LI), where his educational focus is on themes of pluralism within school communities. Paris is currently a Trustee and President of the Alumni Council at the Princeton Day School.