Dr. Eric Hartwig
Speaking Topics: Special Education, Response to Intervention, Communication, Behavior Management, Building Relationships, MTSS-Behavioral Health
Eric P. Hartwig, Ph.D. received his doctorate in Educational Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, an M.S. in School Psychology and a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. He is experienced and licensed as a Director of Pupil Services, District Administrator and a School Psychologist/Private Practice ®. He is the retired Administrator of Pupil Services for the Marathon County Children with Disabilities Education Board and is the author and principle trainer on the Just-in-Time: Behavioral Initiative Project. In addition, Dr. Hartwig is the:
- Author of a behavioral rating scale designed to identify and treat conduct and personality disorders in school age children (Behavioral Emotional Social Traits) (1986).
- Co-author of a monograph, Disciplining Students With Disabilities: A Synthesis of Critical and Emerging Issues and a law report, Disciplining Children With Disabilities: Balancing Procedural Expectations and Positive Educational Practice (1991).
- Co-author of the book: Discipline in the School, 1st Edition (1994).
- Consulting Editor for Today’s School Psychologist (1997 to present).
- Co-author of the article: Disciplining Students in Special Education, The Journal of Special Education, Vol. 33 (4) 2000.
- Co-author of the book: Discipline in the School, 2nd Edition (2001).
- Author of the training manual for the Just-in-Time: Behavior Initiative Project (2004).
- Author of Manifestation Determination – Short History and the IDEA Amendments: What You Need to Know. In CASE, Volume 47(3), November-December, 2005.
- Co-author of the 10 R’s Behavior Change Process (2006).
- Author of What We Know, What We Aim to Do, Wisconsin School News. (2006).
- Co-author of the book: Disciplining Students with Disabilities: A Balanced Approach to Meeting the Legal Requirements and Implementing Positive Educational Practice (2007).
- Co-author of Compensatory Education Companion: Your Guide for Legal Compliance and Implementation Strategies (2012)
- Created online b.e.s.t. (Behavioral Emotional Social Traits) a universal screening for behavioral, emotional and social needs (2013).
- Co-author of eight videos: How to Make a Manifestation Determination, How to Prepare For a Due Process Hearing, Conducting Expulsion Hearings: A Step-by-Step Guide, The 11th Hour: How to Handle the Pre-Expulsion Special Education Referral, IEP's and the New IDEA, Student Discipline and Section 504 Compliance: Striking the Balance, Discipline Under the New IDEA, Functional Behavioral Assessment: How to Do Them Right
- Author of four videos - What’s Happened to Discipline? Real-Life Approaches to Handling Student Behavior: The Foundations of Behavior, A Balanced Approach to Discipline, 12 Things to Remember, The FBA in Action: A Quick Study
He has been an adjunct professor for Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and has been an adjunct professor and research advisor for Cardinal Stritch College-Milwaukee and Aurora University-Wisconsin Campus. Dr. Hartwig was named Administrator of Special Services of the Year for 2007-2008, by the Wisconsin Counsel of Administrators of Special Services (WCASS).
Dr. Hartwig is a well respected and noted speaker providing training on a regional, state, national and international level.